Publications

Dissertation

Goodchild, M. 2016.  Orchestral Gestures: Music-Theoretical Perspectives and Emotional Responses. PhD dissertation. McGill University.
*Nominated by the Schulich School of Music for McGill University’s Governor General’s Gold Medal in the Social Sciences and Humanities
*Nominated by McGill University for the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS) Doctoral Dissertation Award
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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Goodchild, M., and J. Zhao. 2017. “Sustainability Engineering Collection Assessment: A Mixed-Method Analysis.” Science & Technology Libraries, 36(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0194262X.2017.1298493

Goodchild, M. 2017. “Digital music libraries: Librarian perspectives and the challenges ahead.” CAML Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.25071/1708-6701.40305

Goodchild, M., Wild, J., and S. McAdams. 2017. “Exploring Emotional Responses to Orchestral Gestures.” Musicae Scientiae, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1029864917704033

Goodchild, M., Gingras, B., and S. McAdams. 2016. “Analysis, Performance, and Tension Perception of an Unmeasured Prelude for Harpsichord.” Music Perception, 34(1), 1-20.

Gingras, B., Pearce, M. T., Goodchild, M., Dean, R. T., Wiggins, G., and S. McAdams. 2016. “Linking melodic expectation to expressive performance timing and perceived musical tension.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(2), 594-609.

 

Book Chapters

Goodchild, M., and S. McAdams. 2018. “Perceptual processes in orchestration.” Oxford Handbook of Timbre, edited by E. Dolan and A. Rehding. Oxford: Oxford University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190637224.013.10

McAdams, S., and M. Goodchild. 2017. “Perception and cognition of musical timbre.” Routledge Companion to Music Cognition, edited by R. Ashley & R. Timmers. New York: Routledge, https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351761949

 

Conference Presentations (Peer-Reviewed Abstract)

Goodchild, M., and S. McAdams. 2016. “Developing orchestration theory from an empirical analysis method.” Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), San Francisco, USA. [pdf]

McAdams, S., Gianferrara, P., Soden, K., and M. Goodchild. 2016. “Factors influencing instrument blend in orchestral excerpts.” ICMPC Proceedings, San Francisco, USA. [pdf]

Goodchild, M. 2016. “Digital music libraries: The challenges ahead.” Paper presented at the Conference of the Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (CAML), Calgary, Canada.

Goodchild, M., and J. Zhao. 2016. “Sustainability Engineering Collection Assessment: A Citation Analysis of Faculty Publications at McGill University. Poster presented at Concordia Research Forum, Montreal, Canada.

Goodchild, M. 2015. “Brightening and Darkening: Theoretical Implications and Emotional Effects of Reorchestrations.” Paper presented at MusCan, Congress 2015, Ottawa, Canada. [pdf]

Goodchild, M., Beauregard Cazabon, D., Webber, J., Wild, J., and S. McAdams. 2014. “(Re)Orchestrating Timbre: Behavioural and Psychophysiological Responses to Changes in Orchestration.” Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC) and the 5th Conference for the Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (APSCOM), Seoul, South Korea. [pdf]

Goodchild, M., Webber, J., Wild, J., and S. McAdams. 2013. “Re-orchestrations of Orchestral Gestures: Theoretical Implications and Emotional Impact.” Proceedings of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC), Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

Goodchild, M. 2012. “Toward a Perceptually Based Theory of Orchestral Gestures.” Paper presented at the Joint Conference for the Society for Music Theory, the American Musicological Society and the Society for Ethnomusicology, New Orleans, USA. [pdf]

Goodchild, M., Wild, J., and S. McAdams. 2012. “The Role of Orchestral Gestures on Continuous Ratings of Emotional Intensity.” Proceedings of the 12th ICMPC and the 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), Thessaloniki, Greece. [pdf]

Goodchild, M., Crellin, J., Wild, J., and S. McAdams. 2011. “The Effect of Orchestration Changes on Continuous Responses of Emotional Intensity.” Poster presented at SMPC, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA.

Gingras, B., Goodchild, M., Dean, R., Pearce, M., Wiggins, G., and S. McAdams. 2011. “Exploring Interrelationships between Melodic Expectations, Tempo Variations, and Perceived Tension in Performances of an Unmeasured Prelude for Harpsichord.” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada [pdf]

Goodchild, M., Gingras, B., Asselin, P., and S. McAdams. 2010. “Construction and Perception of Formal Structure in an Unmeasured Prelude for Harpsichord.” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), Seattle, USA. [pdf]

Goodchild, M., Gingras, B., Asselin, P., and S. McAdams. 2010. “Comparing Performances of an Unmeasured Prelude for Harpsichord: Temporal Profiles and Formal Structures.” Proceedings of the Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE) Conference, University of Leeds, UK.

Goodchild, M. 2010. “Brahms’s Late Piano Pieces: Form-Functional Blurring.” Paper presented Yale Graduate Music Symposium, Yale University, New Haven, USA.

Goodchild, M., Gingras, B., Asselin, P., and S. McAdams. 2009. “Temporal Patterns and Formal Structures in the Performance of an Unmeasured Prelude for Harpsichord.” Paper presented at SMPC, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA.

 

Invited Presentations

McAdams, S., and M. Goodchild. 2016. “The Orchestration and Perception Project: Developing a psychological foundation for a theory of orchestration.” Presentation at the McGill Association of Student Composers (MASC) Forum, Montreal, Canada.

Goodchild, M. 2013. “Acoustic and Musical Features of Emotional Response to Orchestral Gestures.” Proceedings of the Acoustical Society of America 19(1), Montreal, Canada.

Goodchild, M., Gingras, B., Asselin, P., and S. McAdams. 2013. “Tempo Variations and Perceived Tension in Performances of an Unmeasured Prelude for Harpsichord.” CIRMMT workshop on expressivity in musical performance with Eric Clarke, Montreal, Canada.

 

Manuscripts In Progress

McAdams, S., Goodchild, M., & K. Soden. (In preparation). A taxonomy of orchestration devices related to auditory grouping principles.