Javier Merchán Sánchez-Jara

Javier Merchán Sánchez-Jara
Universidad de Salamanca · Didáctica de la Expresión Musical Plástica y Corporal

PhD
Music Pedagogy Adjunct Professor

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The factors that predetermine and condition reading practices in the digital environment are one of the hottest and most productive research objects. This article studies the factors and contexts that produce rejection of or detachment from the adoption of digital compared with printed texts in the educational environment. For this, a systematic re...
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Today, a greater generation of information is produced as a consequence of the technological development of society. The Internet has facilitated the access and extraction of this information, thus pursuing the automatic discovery of the knowledge contained within. In this context, data mining aims to discover patterns, profiles and trends of a lar...
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Desde los primeros intentos hasta nuestros días, han sido muchos los sistemas de notación, los soportes, formatos o las tipologías documentales desarrolladas con el objetivo de preservar y comunicar de manera estable el conocimiento musical a través de representaciones textuales. Con la irrupción e implantación de las tecnologías digitales se inaug...
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Folk music is a fundamental immaterial heritage that promotes cultural identity. However, it lacks a substantial body of open access materials, and its promotion has been disconnected from the education curriculum. In this context, facilitated access to annotated high-quality folk music content can promote better educational tools and enhance cultu...
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In tonal music, musical tension is strongly associated with musical expression, particularly with expectations and emotions. Most listeners are able to perceive musical tension subjectively, yet musical tension is difficult to be measured objectively, as it is connected with musical parameters such as rhythm, dynamics, melody, harmony, and timbre....
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El presente artículo pretende constituirse como una aproximación teórica en torno al proceso de inserción y traslación de la música de jazz en el canon de la música culta en Occidente, monopolizado de manera paradigmática por la música clásica europea. Partiendo de un sustrato teórico conformado en relación a la teoría de los polisistemas, postulad...
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In Western tonal music, tension in chord progressions plays an important role in defining the path that a musical composition should follow. The creation of chord progressions that reflects such tension profiles can be challenging for novice composers, as it depends on many subjective factors, and also is regulated by multiple theoretical principle...
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El escritor Roald Dahl es responsable de muchas de las historias más fascinantes que ha dado la literatura universal en el pasado siglo XX. Estas historias, sus personajes y un estilo inimitable, han creado un universo propio que constituye un acervo cultural que se transmite de generación en generación y que forma parte ya del subconsciente colect...
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La traslación de la actividad lecto-escritora del paradigma impreso al digital trasciende aspectos como la disposición y presentación del texto, los nuevos procesos de lectura, o las nuevas formas de edición y publicación. De manera más trascendente, afectan a la asignación de nuevas competencias dentro de los roles más arquetípicos de la tradición...
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The use of code quality control platforms for analysing source code is increasingly gaining attention in the developer community. These platforms are prepared to parse and check source code written in a variety of general-purpose programming languages. The emergence of domain-specific languages enables professionals from different areas to develop...
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Scholarly monographs provide a good example to show the evolution of the impact that digital publishing has had over the last few decades in the transmission and communication of scientific information. On the one hand, in the area of Social Sciences and Humanities relevance in quantitative terms has been undermined, giving prominence to other docu...
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El estándar MEI es un estándar XML exhaustivo y extensible para el marcado semántico de textos musicales en el ámbito digital. Su versatilidad lo ha convertido en el estándar más consolidado para la edición de música en el ámbito académico, gracias a la integración de recursos para la representación de cualquier tipo de obra, estilo, o época. Su ca...
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Se exponen y describen las actividades realizadas dentro del proyecto colaborativo e interdisciplinar Universo Roald Dahl, desarrollado desde la Facultad de Traeducción y Documentación de La Universidad de Salamanca con el fin de homenajear al conocido autor inglés.
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The representation of musical information through notation systems is a process of multidimensional nature, of high complexity , and which is subject to a practically infinite level of casuistry. The translation of these processes into the digital domain has meant an unprecedented revolution for the recording and dissemination of musical informatio...
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La autopublicación no es un fenómeno que tenga su nacimiento en época reciente, pero ha encontrado en lo digital un catalizador para ganar un enorme crecimiento en los últimos años. El trabajo estudia, a través de una revisión sistemática de literatura (en inglés, SLR), si este fenómeno ha penetrado en la comunidad bibliotecaria y de qué modo lo ha...
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The objective of this article is to analyze the factors that may influence the results t of a systematic literature review (SLR) in Social Sciences and Humanities. It is a case study focused on the analysis of a SLR centered on reading research and digital reading. Through this analysis it was possible to detect errors commonly found in bibliograph...
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The scientific monographs are a paradigmatic case of the changes that the electronic publishing and the digital environment have introduced over the last few years in the scientific communication circuit. On the one hand, its importance in the fields of Social Science and Humanities tends to move towards other forms of representation, basically res...
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Digital scholarly editions are substantially modifying the way musical editions has been thought and conceptualized over long periods of time. It's hypermedia capabilities, and its multi-layered structure makes it possible to put in context different sources and testimonies in a virtual space where all objects are semantically related, as well as t...
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Comunicación donde se presenta el proyecto Universo Roald Dahl
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The use of new digital technologies for communication of scientific information is from several years now a reality that coexists with the more traditional paper based documentary typologies used in higher education. This paper, framed within the project "Technological literacy at the university: devices and applications for research", funded by th...
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The University of Salamanca is going through a series of changes and adjustments related to the new demands that arise within the context of the Information Society. Ebooks and electronic devices are part of the daily life of most part of the Spanish population but how this integration is affecting the daily activity of the students, professors or...
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Se aborda un análisis comparativo de la estructura interna de los diarios de noticas entre los paradigmas impreso y digital a través de un análisis de caso. La investigación, de carácter cualitativo basada en la observación directa del fenómeno y el análisis documental, se desarrolla cotejando la versión impresa y el portal web del periódico españo...
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The present paper provides a cri- tical reflection about the importance of the contributions of the theoretical current known as New Philology , and more specifically to the ideas in the work In Praise of the of Variant (1999), as a founding work of this theoretical framework, and as a work of capital importance for the development of the philology...
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Reading music allows, through different processes, learnt abilities and previous experiences, for the recreation or interpretation of the musical message which had been previously coded using one of the many notation systems available. In the same way, reading music enables the experienced musician to generate musical images internally, which silen...
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A comparative analysis is done of the internal structure of newspapers between their two paradigms, print and digital. A qualitative research was developed collating the printed version and the web portal of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo. Significant differences between content structure and presentation are revealed; also, the consolidation of a...
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Parallel to the very first music expressions as a human activity, developed under some kind of guidelines and precepts, there have arisen relentless efforts and attempts to achieve the long-lasting and stable representation of the musical products being created, in a way that would allow to recreate them as closely as posible to the original event....
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The impact of new digital technologies, developed in the last decades, has substantially modified the conception, use and practices, which to the present day, remained immutable for centuries in the world of music and performing arts; from edition or distribution of contents, to production or management of sheet music. In parallel with the emergenc...

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Se describe la situación del mercado laboral, y del perfil del profesional de la Información y documentación, a través del análisis de las ofertas de empleo publicadas a través de distintos medios de publicación; empresas especializadas en ofertas de trabajo y el Boletín Oficial del Estado. Durante un periodo de 8 meses se recogen un total de 125 ofertas de empleo relacionadas con la disciplina mediante la exploración sistemática de las fuentes seleccionadas.
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Se analizan las comunidades de discusión, o foros especializados, como recursos educativos en un ámbito como la música moderna, que tradicionalmente se ha sido relegada al ostracismo por las instituciones educativas.Estos constituyen en muchos casos el único canal para la transmisión de un conocimiento especializado que se genera de manera colaborativa.