Sebastian Flossmann, Gerhard Widmer,
"Toward a Model of Performance Errors: A qualitative Review of Magaloff´s Chopin."
: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS 2011),, 2011
Toward a Model of Performance Errors: A qualitative Review of Magaloff´s Chopin.
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Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS 2011),
Musicians at all levels of proficiency must deal with performance errors
and have to find strategies for avoiding them. Performance errors have
been investigated before, but most studies focus on data gathered under
laboratory conditions. We present a study conducted on a unique corpus
of precisely measured performances: the complete works for solo piano
by Chopin, performed on stage by the Russian pianist Nikita Magaloff,
recorded on a Bösendorfer SE computer-controlled grand piano in a series
of public recitals in Vienna in 1989. We classify groups of errors,
analyze their context and the patterns they form, and discuss probable