• Key profile optimisation for the computational modelling of tonal centre 

      Vermeulen, Hendrik Johannes (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Tonality cognition incorporates a number of diverse and multidisciplinary aspects, including music cognition, acoustics, culture, computer-aided modelling, music theory and brain science. Current research ...
    • Keyboard tuition for adult beginners : investigating Practical Piano Study 171 at the University of Stellenbosch 

      Daniels, Delia Josianne (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In 1999, two certificate courses were introduced at the Department of Music of the University of Stellenbosch, namely the BMus Foundation Programme (preparatory) and the Introductory Programme in Music. ...
    • A Kinesiological analysis of piano technique as employed in selections of György Cziffra’s piano transcriptions 

      Fick, Cornelis Uys Lourens (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: piano transcriptions of György Cziffra (1921-1994) are under-performed jewels of the piano literature, largely due to their hyper-virtuosic nature that proves prohibitive in practice. The importance of ...
    • Die komposisies vir klarinet van Suid-Afrikaanse komponiste 

      Hartshorne, Leon Andre (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1989-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the past, clarinet students and lecturers experienced problems in obtaining works of South African composers. They also did not always know how to ascertain what is in existence. Practical experience ...
    • 'n Kritiese evaluering van die sertifikaatprogram in musiek by die Universiteit Stellenbosch 

      Schutte, Charla Helena (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-03)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: In Suid-Afrika, soos in alle ander lande, is daar musiekliefhebbers en kunstenaars met beperkte of geen musiekopleiding nie. Sommige van hulle het dikwels net In basiese musiekkennis en het heel ...
    • Die laat klavierwerke van Arnold van Wyk (1916-1983) 

      Thom, Magtild Johanna (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
    • Die lewe en werke van P.K. de Villiers 

      Stanford, Hendrik Josephus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1965)
    • Lewe-in-werk : outobiografiek in Arnold van Wyk se musiek 

      Grove, Izak (Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2008-03)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die artikel handel oor die populêre vraag rakende die konsep van betekenis in die kunsmusiek, meer spesifiek die musiek van die Suid-Afrikaanse komponis Arnold van Wyk (1916-1983). Tydens ’n onderhoud ...
    • The life of Jimmy Reinders and his approach to teaching the clarinet 

      Liebenberg, Visser (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study is to investigate and document the life of Jimmy Reinders. A biography compiled with music-related events in his life sheds light onto his experiences as a musician and professional ...
    • The life of Raffaele Trevisani, and his contribution to modern day flute pedagogy 

      Roberts, Myles (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The Italian born concert flutist and pedagogue, Raffaele Trevisani (born in 1955), is arguably one of the best-known flutists and pedagogues in Europe at present. During his career, he has directly and ...
    • Making a game of chess sound 

      Du Toit, Elizabeth Catharina (2016-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis discusses the correlations between chess and music via a mathematical basis. The reason for this study was to explore the ontological status of Western Classical Music representation by ...
    • Manifestations of ‘langarm’: from colonial roots to contemporary practies. 

      Dunseith, Michael Hamlyn (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Use of the term ‘Langarm’ by various cultural groups in South Africa has tended to problematize the meaning of the term and therefore precipitated research into the term’s relation to Ballroom dancing ...
    • Mastering paradigms: A South African perspective 

      De Villiers, Dawid J. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch Universtiy, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Mastering is considered to be an important and necessary step in audio production. However the exact definition and role of mastering is uncertain. This study aimed at exploring the concept of mastering in ...
    • Memorisation : an approach for the pianist 

      Engelbrecht, Petro Marietha (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Two of the most frequently reported performance problems amongst musicians are memorisation and performance anxiety. For the purposes of this study, memorisation is investigated regarding its importance ...
    • Mikrofoontegnieke toegepas in populêre musiekopnames 

      Roux, Gerhard Wachtendonck (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis investigates the role of natural or realistic audio recordings in popular music in the context of the different nature of popular music where the goal is not necessarily the recreation of ...
    • Miniature blueprints, spider strategems : a Michael Blake retrospective at 60 

      Muller, Stephanus (The Musical Times Publications Ltd, 2011)
      SEVENTEEN YEARS after the first democratic elections in South Africa in 1994, radical voices in the country are asking the question: to what extent does the South Africa of 2011 display more continuities than discontinuities ...
    • A multidisciplinary study of the phenomenon of violin vibrato 

      Calitz, Wilken Craill (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      Violin vibrato is the action by which a violinist periodically changes the frequency of a sustained note by moving the finger on the string, rapidly backwards and forwards. If it is artistically applied, it adds life, ...
    • A multiparameter analysis of a select repertoire of British punk rock of the first wave, 1976-1979 

      Van Zyl, Willem Adriaan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Since 1979, the year in which British punk came to an end, it has enjoyed prominence in cultural studies, both in the United Kingdom and abroad. The majority of serious academic discourse on punk has ...
    • The music activities of the Cape Performing Arts Board (CAPAB): a historical survey 

      Blanckenberg, Elizabeth (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      The Cape Performing Arts Board (CAPAB) was one of four regional government-funded councils established in 1963, with the mandate to promote and develop the Western performing art forms (opera, ballet, music and drama) in ...
    • Music and identity : transformation and negotiation 

      Akrofi, E. A. (Eric Ayisi); Smit, Maria; Thorsen, Stig-Magnus (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2007)
      BOOK BLURB: Significant political and social changes worldwide have affected music life and the role of music in society. A group of scholars from Nordic countries and from Southern Africa became interested in analysing ...