Digital Technology at the service of musical production, expression and perception

a case study in Higher Education




Technology, Education, Music production, Music perception, Music performance


Digital technologies at the service of music production are increasingly used in formal music education. This work shows various sonological resources used in the Degree in Audiovisual Communication at the University of Barcelona that try to promote the understanding of the elements of musical expression from the processes involved in musical production, perception and interpretation. For this, a case study has been carried out, collecting the opinions and experiences carried out by its teachers over 4 academic years. The results obtained present activities of musical production, perception and interpretation, and it is concluded that good practices in the application of digital technology provide greater effectiveness in music and sound classes of this university degree, as well as the promotion of critical capacity of the students in front of their sound and musical environment.


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Author Biographies

Adrien Faure Carvallo, University of Barcelona, Spain

Doctor in Art History and Graduated in Musicology. Associate professor at the University of Barcelona, ​​high school teacher and musician/producer at Sarao Music (Universal Production Music). His areas of study focus on the musical experience from the fields of education, sound technologies and audiovisuals

Diego Calderón Garrido, University of Barcelona, Spain

Doctor in Educational Technology and Doctor in Art History. Higher Degree in Modern Music. Serra Húnter Fellow at the University of Barcelona. His lines of research revolve around the didactics of music and the use of technology in education. He has published more than 100 scientific papers on these topics.

Josep Gustems Carnicer, University of Barcelona, Spain

Doctor of Pedagogy and Higher Degree in Music. Professor of Didactics of Musical Expression at the University of Barcelona. Author of more than 200 publications, his areas of study focus on the educational, emotional, psychological and symbolic spheres of the musical experience.


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How to Cite

Carvallo, Adrien Faure, Diego Calderón Garrido, and Josep Gustems Carnicer. 2021. “Digital Technology at the Service of Musical Production, Expression and Perception: A Case Study in Higher Education”. Per Musi, no. 41 (July):1-15.



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