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Publications

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Articles in Refereed Scientific Journals

Dahl, S., Huron, D., Brod, G., and Altenmüller, E. (2014). Preferred Dance Tempo: Does Sex or Body Morphology influence how we groove?. Journal of New Music Research. DOI: 10.1080/09298215.2014.884144

Petrini, K., Pollick, F. E.,  Dahl, S., McAleer, P., McKay, L., Rocchesso, D., Waadeland, C. H., Love, S., Avanzini, F., and Puce, A.,  (2011). Action expertise reduces brain activity for audiovisual matching actions: An fMRI study with expert drummers. Neuroimage  Vol. 56(3), 1480-1492.

Petrini, K., Dahl, S., Rocchesso, D. Waadeland, C. H., Avanzini, F., Puce, A., and Pollick, F. E. (2009). Multisensory integration of drumming actions: musical expertise affects perceived audiovisual asynchrony. Experimental Brain Research Vol. 198(2- 3), 339–352. DOI 10.1007/s00221-009-1817-2

Huron, D., Dahl, S. and Johnson, R. (2009). Facial Expression and Vocal Pitch Height: Evidence of an Intermodal Association. Empirical Musicology Review Vol. 4(3), 93-100. [pdf]

Dahl, S. and Friberg, A. (2007). Visual perception of expressiveness in musicians' body movements. Music Perception Vol. 24(5), 433-454.

Dahl, S. (2004). Playing the accent - comparing striking velocity and timing in an ostinato rhythm performed by four drummers. Acta Acustica united with Acustica Vol. 90(4), 762-776.

Dahl, S. and Granqvist, S. (2003). Estimating Internal drift and Just Noticeable Difference in perception of continuous tempo drift. In: Avanzini, G., Faienza, C., Minciacchi, D., Lopez, L., and Majno, M. (Eds.), The Neurosciences and Music, Annals of the New York Academy of Science, Vol. 999, 161-165.

Dahl, S.(2000). The playing of an accent - Preliminary observations from temporal and kinematic analysis of percussionists. Journal of New Music Research Vol.29(3), 225-234.

Book Chapters

Dahl, S. (2017).Movements, timing and precision of drummers. In
Bertram Müller; Sebastian Wolf; Gert-Peter Brueggemann; Zhigang Deng; Andrew McIntosh; Freeman Miller; William Scott Selbie (Eds.) Handbook of Human Motion. Springer, 2017.

Dahl, S., Bevilacqua, F., Bresin, R., Clayton, M., Leante, L., Poggi, I. and Rasamimanana, N (2009). Gestures in performance. In Leman, M. and Godøy, R. I., (Eds.), Musical Gestures. Sound, Movement, and meaning, pp. 36–68. Routledge.

Dahl, S. (2006). Movements and analysis of drumming. In: Altenmüller, E., Wiesendanger, M., and Kesselring, J. (Eds.), Music, Motor Control and the Brain. pp.125 -138. Oxford University Press, New York.

Bresin, R. and Dahl, S. (2003), Experiments on gestures: walking, running, and hitting, in Rocchesso, D. and Fontana, F. (Eds.) The Sounding Object, pp.111 -136. Mondo Estremo, Florence, Italy.

Bresin, R., Falkenberg Hansen, K., Dahl, S., Rath, M., Marshall, M. and Moynihan, B. (2003), Devices for manipulation and control of sounding objects: The Vodhran and the Invisiball. In: Rocchesso, D. and Fontana, F. (Eds.), The Sounding Object , pp.271 -296: Mondo Estremo, Florence, Italy.

Refereed Conference Papers and Proceedings

Erkut, C. and Dahl, S. (2017). Embodied Interaction through Movement in a Course Work. To appear in proceedings of 4th International Conference on Movement and Computing. Goldsmiths University of London.

Holfelt,J. Csapo,G. Andersson, N. Zabetian, S., Castanieto, M., Dahl, S., Overholt, D. and Erkut, E. (2017)
Extraction, Mapping, and Evaluation of Expressive Acoustic Features for Adaptive Digital Audio Effects. To appear in Proceedings of 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMC 2014. Aalto University, Finland.

Ahrendt, P., Bach, C.  and Dahl, S. (2017)
Does Singing a Low-Pitch Tone Make You Look Angrier?
To appear in Proceedings of 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMC 2014. Aalto University, Finland.

Godøy,R.I., Song, M.  and Dahl, S. (2017). Exploring Sound-Motion Textures in Drum set Performance. To appear in Proceedings of 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMC 2014. Aalto University, Finland.

Erkut, C., Rajala-Erkut, A., and Dahl, S. (2015). Exploring felt qualities of embodied interaction with movement and sound. In Brooks, A. L., Ayiter, E., Yazicigil, O. (Eds.) Arts and Technology. Fourth International Conference, ArtsIT 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, November 10-12, 2014, Revised Selected Papers. Springer, p 77-85 (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Vol 145).

Serafin, S., Dahl, S., De Götzen, A., Erkut, C., Overholt, D., Purwins, H. and Sturm, B. (2014). Sound and music computing at Aalborg University in Copenhagen. In Proceedings - 40th International Computer Music Conference, ICMC 2014 and 11th Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMC 2014 - Music Technology Meets Philosophy: From Digital Echos to Virtual Ethos. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, p. 1818-1821.

Erkut, C., Dahl, S. and Triantafyllidis, G. (2014). Sketches in Embodied Interaction: Balancing Movement and Technological Perspectives. In proceedings of the HCI International 2014: International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Part I. Springer, p. 30-35. (Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 434 PART 1)

Dahl, S., Grossbach, M. and Altenmüller, E. (2011) Good playing practice when drumming: Influence of tempo on timing and preparatory movements for healthy and dystonic drummers. In: A. Williamon, D. Edwards, and L. Bartel (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science 2011. European Association of Conservatoires (AEC), Utrecht, The Netherlands.pp. 237-242

Dahl, S., Grossbach, M. and Altenmüller, E. (2011) Effect of dynamic level in drumming: Measurement of striking velocity, force, and sound level. The proceedings of Forum Acusticum, June 27 - July 1, 2011. Aalborg Congress & Culture Center, Aalborg, Denmark. Edited by Danish Acoustical Society - DAS. (CD-ROM) pp.621-624. [pdf]

Dahl, S. and Huron, D. The influence of Body Morphology on Preferred Dance Tempos. In: Proceedings of International Computer Music Conference -ICMC07, International Computer Music Association, Vol 2, pp 1-4.

Russell, M., Petrini, K., McAleer, P., Rocchesso, D., Dahl, S., Haakon Waadeland, C., Avanzini, F., & Pollick, F. (2007). Audiovisual congruence and the processing of synchrony in swing groove drumming [Abstract]. Journal of Vision , 7(9):874, 874a, doi:10.1167/7.9.874.

Dahl, S. and Friberg, A. (2004). Expressiveness of musician's body movements in performances on marimba. In: Camurri, A. and Volpe, G. (Eds.), Gesture-based Communication in Human-Computer Interaction, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Vol. 2915, pp.479-486. Springer Verlag.

Rinman, M-L., Friberg A., Bendiksen, B., Cirotteau, D., Dahl, S., Kjellmo, I., Mazzarino, B. and Camurri, A.(2004). Ghost in the Cave - An Interactive Collaborative Game Using Non-verbal Communication. In: Camurri, A. and Volpe, G. (Eds.), Gesture-based Communication in Human-Computer Interaction, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Vol. 2915, pp.549-556. Springer Verlag.

Dahl, S. and Granqvist, S. (2003). Looking at perception of continuous tempo drift - a new method for estimating Internal drift and Just Noticeable Difference. In: Bresin, R. (Ed.), Proceedings of Stockholm Music Acoustic Conference (SMAC03), 6-9 August 2003, Vol II pp. 595-598. Stockholm, Sweden. [pdf]

Dahl, S. and Friberg A.(2003). What can the body movements reveal about a musician's emotional intention? In: Bresin, R. (Ed.), Proceedings of Stockholm Music Acoustic Conference (SMAC03), 6-9 August 2003, Vol II pp. 599-602. Stockholm, Sweden. [pdf]

Dahl, S. (2001). Arm motion and striking force in drumming. In: Gerber, H. and Müller, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of XVIIIth congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, 8–13 July, 2001,(CD-ROM). Zürich, Switzerland.

Dahl, S. (2001). Arm motion and striking force in drumming. In Bonsi, D., Gonzalez, D. and Stanzial, D. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Musical Acoustics (ISMA), Musical Sounds from Past Millennia 10-14 September 2001, Vol 1 pp. 293-296. Perugia, Italy.

Dahl, S., and Bresin, R. (2001). Is the player more influenced by the auditory than the tactile feedback from the instrument? In: Fernström, M., Brazil, E. and Marshall, M.(Eds.), Proceedings of the Cost-G6 Conference Digital Audio Effects, (DAFx01), 6-8 December 2001, pp.194-197. Limerick, Ireland.

Bresin, R., Friberg, A., and Dahl, S. (2001). Toward a new model for sound control. In: Fernström, M., Brazil, E. and Marshall, M.(Eds.), Proceedings of the Cost-G6 Conference Digital Audio Effects, (DAFx01), 6-8 December 2001, pp.45 -49. Limerick, Ireland.

Invited Papers

Dahl, S. (2011). Striking movements: A survey of motion analysis of percussionists. Acoustical Science and Technology. Vol. 32 (5), 168-173.

Dahl, S. and Altenmüller, E. (2008) Motor control in drumming: Influence of movement pattern on contact force and sound characteristics. In Proceedings of the Acoustics’08 Paris, Joint meeting Acoustical Society of America, ASA, the European Acoustics Association, EAA, and the Société Francaise d’Acoustique, SFA. Paris, France.[pdf]

Dahl, S. (2006). Production and perception of gestures in music performance. In: Gritten, A. and King, E. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Music and Gesture, 20–23 July 2006 Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK, pp.59-64 (CD-ROM).

Conference Posters

Dahl, S., Grossbach, M. and Altenmüller, E. (2011) Keeping time with dystonia: Comparing timing and sound control in drumming for healthy and dystonic drummers. The Neurosciences and Music IV: Learning and Memory, June 9-12, 2011. Assambly hall, Edinburgh, U.K.[pdf]

Dahl, S., Huron, D. and Johnson, R. (2007). High pitch - friendly face. International Symposium Evolution of Emotional Communication: From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music in Man, September 27 – 29, 2007. University for Music and Drama, Hanover, Germany. [pdf]

Dahl, S. and Huys, R. (2005). Motor behaviour in drumming with different striking tools: Effects of tempo on control of rebound.The Neurosciences and Music - II. From perception to performance, May 5-8, 2005. Westin hotel, Leipzig, Germany. [pdf]

Dahl, S. and Friberg, A. (2003). What can the body movements reveal about a musician's emotional intention? Stockholm Music Acoustic Conference, August 6-9, 2003, KTH. Stockholm, Sweden. [pdf]

Dahl, S. and Granqvist, S. (2002). A new method for estimating Internal Drift and Just Noticeable Difference in perception of continuous tempo drift. The Neurosciences and Music. Mutual interactions and implications on developmental functions, October 25-27, 2002. San Servolo island, Venice, Italy. [pdf]

Monographs/Thesis works and essays

"On the beat: Human movement and timing in the production and perception of music"
Published Doctoral thesis, Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-7178-134-X, TRITA-TMH 2005:5.

Dahl, S. (2003). Striking Movements: Movement strategies and expression in percussive playing. Published Licentiate thesis, Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology. Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-7283-480-3, TRITA-TMH 2003:3. [pdf]

Dahl, S. (1996). Kvinnor och Slagverk. Essay in musicology, Stockholm University. Stockholm, Sweden. [pdf]

Research-related popularized articles and TV appearances

Dahl, S. and Altenmüller, E.(2008) Movements and grip influence the contact force and sound in drumming. Acoustical Society of America ASA/EAA/SFA ’08 Meeting Lay Language Papers.

Dahl, S. and Stokes, V. P. (1999) Measurement of Arm Motion, Timing and Striking Force in a Simple Drumming Task (Popular version of paper 5aMUa5), Acoustical Society of America ASA/EAA/DAGA ’99 Meeting Lay Language Papers.

Interviewed in Mariani Foundation’s promotional video for Neuroscience and Music, March 28, 2008.

Interview in German Television, ARD Morgenmagazin, February 4, 2008.

Appearance in Swedish National Television (SVT) ABC nytt. The game Ghost in the Cave was presented. October 26, 2003.

Interview in Swedish National Television (Utbildningsradion) Jorden är platt. Educational program broadcasted during the autumn 2002.