Mihai Popean

Mihai Popean
West University of Timisoara · Department of Music and Theatre

Doctor of Musical Arts

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Introduction
Mihai Popean currently works at the Faculty of Music and Theatre, West University of Timisoara.
Additional affiliations
October 2016 - present
West University of Timisoara
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • 2016-present: Music Analysis (graduate) and Music Harmony (freshmen & sophomores). 2018-present: Computerized Musical Information (all levels undergraduates); Music Technology & IT (graduate). 2019-present: Dissertation Research and elaboration Methodology (graduate) and Academic Integrity and Ethics (graduate) 2017-2018: Experimental Music (Specific Musical Instrumental Groups, all levels) 2016-2017: Score Reading
August 2015 - August 2016
Kathmandu University
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Research on the traditional Tibetan ceremonial music notation system Yang.
August 2006 - May 2012
Bowling Green State University
Position
  • Teaching assist, Grad. assist, Teacher of Record
Description
  • TA: Band Scoring; Choral Literature; Orchestration; Choral Arranging GA: Fundamentals of Composition; Composition (graduate) TR: Fundamentals of Composition; Masterpieces of Music; Exploring Music
Education
August 2008 - August 2015
August 2006 - August 2008
Bowling Green State University
Field of study
  • Music Composition
October 1993 - August 2001
West University of Timisoara
Field of study
  • Music Pedagogy with a minor in Choral Conducting

Publications

Publications (15)
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Student-centered teaching methodologies for instrumental education address general and particular student needs in both solo and ensemble settings. Effective teachers represent significant models of success for the educational process; however, the transfer of their skills to other teachers may be even more significant as in the educational context...
Article
Interdisciplinary scientific research leads to the necessity of developing both new instruments for empirical assessment as well as flexible data processing methods. Music cognition is an interdisciplinary research field that studies the cognitive foundations of the musical phenomenon and its consequences. Research in music cognition requires both...
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There is a direct correlation between music sight-reading and instrumentalists’aural perception, math and reading achievement scores, field-independent cognitive style, written word sensory mode preference, and GPA (Bergman, Darki, & Klingberg, 2014; Ciepluch, 1988). Sight-reading is dependent upon short-term memory functionality (Massaro, 1972; Mo...
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Max is an advanced API (Application Programming Interface) environment and object-oriented or data flow programming language which allows the creation of complex and highly creative programs (patcher) without the need of prior code-programming knowledge. Previous data and signal processing and synthesis limited creativity to a predetermined set of...
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This research analyzes the relation between piano repertoire and symptoms of “playing-related musculoskeletal disorder” (PRMD) in high school pianists compared to concert pianists (experts) using online questionnaires. The compared results between the repertoire studied and PRMD was confirmed in 21.42% of the expert pianists and in 48% of the high-...
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A DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTRÖM: THE PROMISED LAND OF A.I. ABSTRACT Herbert Marshall McLuhan was a visionary whose grasp of technology’s impact on humanity was accurate in predicting a host of effects which only now seem to at last come at the forefront of everyday reality. Although his commentaries were associated with media in particular, they are...
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This research analyzes the relation between piano repertoire and symptoms of “playing-related musculoskeletal disorder” (PRMD) in high school pianists compared to concert pianists (experts) using online questionnaires. The compared results between the repertoire studied and PRMD was confirmed in 21.42% of the expert pianists and in 48% of the high-...
Book
The hallmark of the twentieth-century music is experimentation both with all parameters of the musical language as well as with new procedures for generating music material. Such creation requires a wide array of investigative methods capable of discerning into a paradigm found often under the sign of a post-tonal idiom. This work is dedicated to t...
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Hand-held string pedagogy is fundamentally different from that of other families of instruments due to a high level of complexity with regard to specific instrumental technique, bodily posture, bi-lateral and unilateral asynchronous arm movement in segments, involvement of the upper body in both instrumental technique and holding the instrument, co...
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All known processes, educational or otherwise, are based on algorithms. However, such algorithms are only the means to achieving a result and not the result itself. Creativity eludes regular algorithms because of its open-ended feature as far as the perception and interpretation of the end result is concerned. Artificial intelligence may provide th...
Book
The music of German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen (August 22, 1928 – December 5, 2007) continues to be the focus of intense scholarly research. However, due to the special characteristics of what Stockhausen labeled as intuitive music, it represents a period of his compositional output that has yet to be thoroughly analyzed. This document proposes...
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The advent of digital media and informational technology gives rise to a fundamental crisis in terms of defining the creator in this novel context. The age of post-mechanical reproduction deals with a lot more than the loss of the “aura of authenticity”, the death of the author by the emergence of the creation itself or the creator’s sublimation in...
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Food and music are well-known as multi-sensorial experiences that have the ability to change the mood. However, the direction of the change depends on sensory, physiological and psychological mechanisms. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between students’ choice in food and music. A survey with 26 items was delivered t...

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