• Empirical Research on Asymmetrical Rhythms in Scandinavian Folk Music: A Critical Review 

      Johansson, Mats (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    • Hardingbratsj; Ei utviding av hardingfelekonseptet. 

      Kåsa, Ottar (Master thesis, 2021)
      Denne avhandlinga tek for seg prosessen med å kombinere to ulike instrumenttradisjonar, hardingfela og bratsjen, og med det utvikle eit nytt instrument; det eg har kalla ein hardingbratsj. Eit premiss for denne avhandlinga ...
    • Making sense of genre and style in the age of transcultural reproduction 

      Johansson, Mats (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Through a discussion of the theoretical and empirical foundations of the concepts of style and genre, this article draws attention to the conceptual dilemmas that emerge when established regimes of musical ownership and ...
    • Measuring Rhythm: A Context-Sensitive Approach 

      Johansson, Mats (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      In this article I present some considerations on the measuring of musical rhythm with earlier research on rhythm and timing in Scandinavian traditional fiddle music as a point of reference (Ahlbäck, 1995; Bengtsson. 1974; ...
    • Nordisk folkmusik som stilkoncept 

      Johansson, Mats (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)
      This article deals with the increasing internationalization and professionalization of Nordic folk music, and raises empirical and conceptual questions concerning style and geographical origin. By examining ongoing trends ...
    • Rhythm into style : studying assymmetrical grooves in Norwegian folk music 

      Johansson, Mats (Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2010-05-06)
      This thesis is a study of rhythm and timing in Norwegian traditional dance tunes called pols or springar in asymmetrical triple meter performed on the fiddle and Hardanger fiddle. This music is characterized by the following ...
    • What is musical meter? 

      Johansson, Mats (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      This article discusses the concept of musical meter, its most common definitions and their implications for musical analysis. It is shown that the concept has been notoriously difficult to define and that the core of the ...