• På jakt etter folkemusikkskalaen : et overblikk 

      Omholt, Per Åsmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008)
      In theories dealing with tonality in Norwegian and Scandinavian folk music, there has been a special focus on the assumed “old-agey” non-diatonic intervals, also referred to as floating or neutral intervals or blue notes. ...
    • Regional og typologisk variasjon i norsk slåttemusikk : en kvantitativ tilnærming med et historisk perspektiv 

      Omholt, Per Åsmund (Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2009-06-16)
      The purpose of the dissertation is to shed light on regional and typological variations in Norwegian old-time fiddling in a historical perspective. I have analyzed 500 transcriptions of traditional tunes from different ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rytmen i kryllingspringar 

      Omholt, Per Åsmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      This article is based on a research project at Telemark University College, where I have aimed to record the entire material of fiddle tunes that Truls Ørpen (1880–1958) wrote down from his own local community Krøds - ...
    • "Svevende intervaller" - og svevende begrep 

      Kvifte, Tellef (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The article discusses the term “svevende tonalitet” (“floating tonality”) that is frequently used in descriptions of Norwegian traditional music. The term refers to variations in intonation patterns, but is used in ...
    • Tankar om autentisitet og kjeldebruk i den vokale folkemusikken 

      Furholt, Ragnhild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      This article refers and discusses two questions given to some young folksingers and song students: 1) What does it mean to you to sing authentic? 2) What is a good source for your singing? The article discusses the criteria, ...
    • Teknologien og tradisjonen - Noter og opptak, nok en gang 

      Kvifte, Tellef (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The paper discusses the use and effects on traditional music by the introduction of the technologies of music notation and music recording. Both of these technologies imply fixation and, therefore, also the possibility ...
    • Tradisjonsområder : konstruksjon eller realitet? 

      Omholt, Per Åsmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
    • Traditions, archives and change 

      Kvifte, Tellef (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      In the Nordic countries, there are several archives containing documentation of traditional music and dance. The ways in which the material in the archives are produced, distributed and used, may influence the very tradition ...
    • 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 ...