Timeline, Room for Interpretation

Early 2013: Meetings professor Sverker Jullander, associate professor Jan Berg and professor Petter Sundkvist

September 2013: Applied for a grant from Lulea university of technology’s Innovative art and science, one of nine Areas of excellence in research and innovation, to make a pilot study.

September 2013: Assistant professor Helge Kjekshus is involved in the project

28th of October 2013: Money granted to pilot study

31st of October 2013: Recording session (pilot project) in Studio Acusticum. Kjekshus performs two pieces by Grieg in four different acoustics.

November 2013: Analyzing the recordings

December 2013-January 2014: Preparing abstract to conference Musikforskning idag 2014 

24th of February 2014: Conference paper accepted

25th of February 2014: Meeting, preparing application to Vetenskapsrådet

March 2014: Writing application Tolkningsrum: musikalisk interpretation i samspel med rumsakustik

25th of March 2014: Application submitted

12th of June 2014: Pilot study, Room acoustics influence on musical interpretation presented at Musikforskning idag, Linnaeus University, Växjö Sweden.

 24th of September 2014: Research project Tolkningsrum: musikalisk interpretation i samspel med rumsakustik granted with 2.5 million SEK by Vetenskapsrådet.
15.00 celebrating with cake and coffee

15th of January 2015: First project meeting with research group:
Project leader: Professor Sverker Jullander LTU
Professor Petter Sundkvist LTU
Professor Karin Nelson, Norwegian Academy of Music
Associate professor Jan Berg LTU
Assistant professor Helge Kjekshus LTU

February-March 2015: Planning coming recording sessions in Studio Acusticum

26th of February 2015: Second project meeting

19th of March 2015: Third project meeting, Assistant professor Tomas Johannesson joins the project

21st of June 2015: Technical preparation for recording session in Studio Acusticum

22nd June 2015: Recording sessions with Organ in Studio Acusticum, soloist Karin Nelson performing, Buxtehude, Reger and Hambraeus. Three different acoustics.

23rd of June: Preparing manual for coming listening of recordings at home.

3rd of July 2015: Finalizing manual for listening of recordings at home.

1-15th of August 2015: Analyzing recordings of Organ

13th of August 2015: Fourth project meeting, summarizing reports from listening sessions of Organ recordings. Joint listening session in studio, comparing recordings.

14th of August 2015: Technical preparation, recording session in Studio Acusticum

15th of August 2015: Recording session Flute and Piano in Studio Acusticum with soloists Sara Hammarström flute, and Helge Kjekshus piano, performing Bach, Reinecke and Poulenc. Three different acoustics.

16th of August 2015: Recording session Flute, in Studio Acusticum with soloist Sara Hammarström performing Telemann, Debussy and Berio. Three different acoustics.

20-30th of August 2015: Preparing abstract to conference Unfolding the Process at Norwegian Academy of Music

September 2015: Analyzing recordings of flute and flute/piano.

6th of October 2015: Fifth project meeting, summarizing reports from listening sessions of flute and flute/piano recordings. Joint listening session in studio, comparing recordings.

18th of November 2015: Presentation at conference Unfolding the Process at Norwegian Academy of Music

November-December 2015: Working with paper for Audio Engineering Society

January 2016: Abstract for AES accepted

March 2016: Final paper submitted to AES.

February 2016: Planning recordings with Esbjerg Ensemble and Erik Westbergs Vokalensemble

18th of March 2016: Technical preparation for recording session in Studio Acusticum

19th of March 2016: Recording session with Esbjerg ensemble in Studio Acusticum, performing Dvořák, Nielsen and Häll. Three different acoustics.

April 2016: Analyzing recordings of Esbjerg ensemble

26th of April 2016: Technical preparation for recording session in Studio Acusticum

27th of April:  Recording session with Erik Westbergs Vokalensemble in Studio Acusticum, performing Olsson, Farmer, Bäck and Reger. Three different acoustics.

28th of April: Sixth project meeting, summarizing reports from listen sessions of Esbjerg ensemble recordings. Joint listening session in studio, comparing recordings.

 

April 2016: Writing abstract for conference Making Time in Music at Oxford University.

April 2016: Writing abstract for conference 2nd International Music and Performing Arts Conference Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia October 2016.

10th of May 2016: Oxford paper accepted

June 2016: Presentation at Acoustical Engineering Society convention in Paris.

14th of June 2016: Malaysia paper accepted

20th of June 2016: Due to time constraints, we declined participation in Malaysia.

1-15th of August 2016: Analyzing recordings of Erik Westberg vokalensemble

18th of August 2016: Seventh project meeting, summarizing reports from listening sessions of Erik Westbergs vokalensemble recordings. Comparing listening session in studio.

14-16th of September 2016: Conference Making Time in Music at Oxford University, presentation of Room for Interpretation on the 15th.

October 2016: Writing proposal for chapter to Making Time in Music edited volume.

4th of November 2016: Proposal rejected

January 2017: Gathering articles and producing an updated literature review over “our” research area.

End of January 2017: Writing abstract for conference Musikforskning idag 2017

Beginning of February 2017: Writing abstract for EPARM Conference 2017 in Brussels.

23rd of February 2017: Paper accepted to Musikforskning idag 2017.

24th of February 2017: Paper accepted to EPARM.

28th of February 2017: Eighth project meeting. Planning for upcoming articles, organizing the vast material collected, planning the end of our project.

March 2017: Working with organizing musicians reports from listening sessions.

6th of April 2017: Ninth project meeting. Planning final recordings. Planning coming articles.

20-22nd of April: Presentation at EPARM Conference 2017 in Brussels

15th of May 2017: Tenth project meeting. Planning final recording sessions. Planning website and upcoming articles.

12th of June 2017: Technical preparation for recording session in Studio Acusticum

13th of June 2017: Recording session Flute, Sara Hammarström performing Debussy. Recording session Piano and Flute, Sara Hammarström and Helge Kjekshus performing Poulenc. Recording session Piano, Helge Kjekshus performing Grieg. One “ideal” acoustic for each performance, chosen by the research group and performers.

14th of June 2017: Presentation at the conference Musikforskning idag 2017, Piteå

August 2017: Working with website. Writing articles.

14-15th of August 2017: Writing abstract to Call for proposals – Vetenskapsrådets symposium om konstnärlig forskning 2017