What Is Inverse Performance Theory?

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Inverse Performance Theory is the study of the reconstruction of the performance process from a given performance. This is a completely natural situation, since we usually perceive music as listeners and have to imagine what the performance could express, what it conveys in its complex signification process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComputational Music Science
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

NameComputational Music Science
ISSN (Print)1868-0305
ISSN (Electronic)1868-0313

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© 2011, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.


  • Complex Signification Process
  • Musical Performance
  • Practical Topic
  • Score Space
  • Signi Cation


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