Marimba, mallet and mind – enhancing the marimba sound by Ki-aikido approach

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Marimba, mallet and mind – enhancing the marimba sound by Ki-aikido approach. / Knarborg Larsen, Henrik; Heggli, Ole Adrian; Petersen, Bjørn.

In: Journal of New Music Research, Vol. 48, No. 5, 08.2019, p. 469-478.

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Knarborg Larsen, Henrik ; Heggli, Ole Adrian ; Petersen, Bjørn. / Marimba, mallet and mind – enhancing the marimba sound by Ki-aikido approach. In: Journal of New Music Research. 2019 ; Vol. 48, No. 5. pp. 469-478.

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abstract = "This study highlights the potential benefits of applying physico-mental strategies from the Japanese martial art Ki-aikido in the general approach to teaching and playing percussion instruments. Two groups of percussion students played an exercise on marimba before and after either a Ki-aikido or a control instruction. Between-group Fourier analyses were robust and showed a significant effect of the Ki-aikido intervention, indicated by a change in the harmonic distribution in the instrument{\textquoteright}s timbre. By contrast, subjective ratings by marimba experts were less consistent and showed no effect of the intervention on any parameter. More research into the field is encouraged.",
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