Perceiver-centered Approach to Representing/Annotating Performed Music in Special Issue: Selected Papers from International Symposium on Performance Science

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” ~ Degas.

How do performers make listeners hear prominence and segmentation? Read about our citizen science paradigm for capturing information about such prosodic functions in performed music for analytical study.

Bedoya, D., L. Fyfe, E. Chew (2022). A perceiver-centered approach to the representation and annotation of prosodic functions in performed music. Frontiers in Psychology: Performance Science, special issue on selected papers from the International Symposium on Performance Science 2021 conference, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.886570, url:

Congratulations to Daniel Bedoya for this strong start to a catalogue of expressive structures and examples, and description of the annotation strategies, and Lawrence Fyfe for the fine work making the CosmoNote web portal.

Special thanks to Aaron Williamon who edited this International Symposium on Performance Science 2021 special issue and the reviewers Zélia Chueke and Anja-Xiaoxing Cui.