Profile photoSofia Dahl
Associate Professor

Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
A.C. Meyers Vænge 15
DK- 2450 København SV.

Phone: 9940 2496

Journal Articles

Dahl, S., Huron, D., Brod, G., & Altenmüller, E. (2014). Preferred Dance Tempo: Does Sex or Body Morphology influence how we groove? Journal of New Music Research, 43(2), 214-223. DOI: 10.1080/09298215.2014.884144
Petrini, K., Pollick, F. E., Dahl, S., McAleer, P., McKay, L., Rocchesso, D., ... Puce, A. (2011). Action expertise reduces brain activity for audiovisual matching actions:: An fMRI study with expert drummers. NeuroImage, 56(3), 1480-1492. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.03.009
Huron, D., Dahl, S., & Johnson, R. (2009). Facial expression and vocal pitch height: Evidence of an intermodal association. Empirical Musicology Review, 4(3), 93-100.
Petrini, K., Dahl, S., Rocchesso, D., Waadeland, C. H., Avanzini, F., Puce, A., & Pollick, F. E. (2009). Multisensory integration of drumming actions: musical expertise affects perceived audiovisual asynchrony. Experimental Brain Research, 198(2-3), 339-352. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-009-1817-2
Dahl, S., & Friberg, A. (2007). Visual perception of expressiveness in musicians' body movements. Music Perception, 24(4), 433-454.
Dahl, S., & Friberg, A. (2004). Expressiveness of musician's body movements in performances on marimba. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2915, 479-486.
Rinman, M-L., Friberg, A., Bendiksen, B., Cirotteau, D., Dahl, S., Kjellmo, I., ... Camurri, A. (2004). Ghost in the Cave: An Interactive Collaborative Game Using Non-verbal Communication. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2915, 549-556.
Dahl, S. (2004). Playing the accent - comparing striking velocity and timing in an ostinato rhythm performed by four drummers. Acustica United with Acta Acustica, 90(4), 762-776.
Dahl, S., & Granqvist, S. (2003). Estimating Internal Drift and Just Noticeable Difference in perception of continuous tempo drift. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 999, 161-165.
Dahl, S. (2000). The playing of an accent - Preliminary observations from temporal and kinematic analysis of percussionists. Journal of New Music Research, 29(3), 225-234.

Book chapters

Movements, timing and precision of drummers

Dahl, S. 2018 Handbook of Human Motion. Müller, B., Wolf, S., Brueggemann, . G-P., Deng, . Z., McIntosh, A., Miller, F. & Selbie, W. S. (eds.). Springer

The challenge of a lifetime.

Dahl, S. 2018 Celebrity for the Curious : Why Study Celebrity, Music, and Film Studies? : (A Guide to University Major for Students, Their Career Advisors and Teachers). Vaidya , K. (ed.). The Curious Academic Publishing

Gestures in performance

Dahl, S., Bevilacqua, F., Bresin, R., Clayton, M., Leante, L., Poggi, I. & Rasamimanana, N. 2009 Musical Gestures: Sound, Movement, and Meaning. Godøy, R. I. & Leman, M. (eds.). Routledge

Movements and analysis of drumming.

Dahl, S. 2006 Music, Motor Control and the Brain.. Altenmüller, E., Wiesendanger, M. & Kesselring, J. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 125 -138

Conference publications and proceedings

Embodied Interaction through Movement in a Course Work

Erkut, C. & Dahl, S. 28 Jun 2017 MOCO 2017 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Movement Computing. Association for Computing Machinery, 23

Does Singing a Low-Pitch Tone Make You Look Angrier?

Ahrendt, P., Bach, C. C. & Dahl, S. 2017 Proceedings of the 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference 2017. Aalto University, p. 181-187

Exploring Sound-Motion Textures in drum set performance

Godøy, R. I., song, M. & Dahl, S. 2017 Proceedings of the 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference. Aalto University, 8 p.

Extraction, Mapping, and Evaluation of Expressive Acoustic Features for Adaptive Digital Audio Effects

Holfelt, J., Csapo, G., Andersson, N. S., Zabetian, S., Castanieto, M. A., Overholt, D., Dahl, S. & Erkut, C. 2017 Proceedings of the 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference 2017. Aalto University

Exploring felt qualities of embodied interaction with movement and sound

Erkut, C., Rajala-Erkut, A. & Dahl, S. 2015 Arts and Technology: Fourth International Conference, ArtsIT 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, November 10-12, 2014, Revised Selected Papers. Brooks, A. L., Ayiter, E. & Yazicigil, O. (eds.). Springer, p. 77-85 9 p. (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST, Vol. 145).

Sketches in Embodied Interaction: Balancing Movement and Technological Perspectives

Erkut, C., Dahl, S. & Triantafyllidis, G. 1 Jan 2014 HCI International 2014: International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings, Part I. Springer, p. 30-35 6 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 434 PART I).

Sound and music computing at Aalborg University in Copenhagen

Serafin, S., Dahl, S., Götzen, A. D., Erkut, C., Overholt, D., Purwins, H. & Sturm, B. 1 Jan 2014 Proceedings - 40th International Computer Music Conference, ICMC 2014 and 11th Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMC 2014 - Music Technology Meets Philosophy: From Digital Echos to Virtual Ethos. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, p. 1818-1821 4 p.

Good playing practice when drumming: Influence of tempo on timing and preparatory movements for healthy and dystonic players

Dahl, S., Grossbach, M. & Altenmüller, E. Aug 2011 Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science 2011. Williamon, A., Edwards, D. & Bartel, L. (eds.). Utrecht, The Netherlands.: European Association of Conservatoires, p. 237-242

Effect of dynamic level in drumming: Measurement of striking velocity, force, and sound level

Dahl, S., Grossbach, M. & Altenmüller, E. 2011 Proceedings of Forum Acusticum. Danish Acoustical Society, p. 621-624 4 p.

Timing and motor control in drumming: Comparing players with and without focal dystonia.

Dahl, S., Grossbach, M. & Altenmüller, E. 2010

Disturbed moving patterns when drumming - influence of extreme tempi on percussionists with and without focal dystonia

Dahl, S. & Altenmüller, E. 2009

Influences of movement and grip on perceptual and measured tone quality in drumming

Dahl, S., Grossbach, M. & Altenmüller, E. 2008

Motor control in drumming: Influence of movement pattern on contact force and sound characteristics"

Dahl, S. & Altenmüller, E. 2008 6 p.

Sound production in healthy and diseased drummers: an acoustic and movement analysis approach.

Dahl, S. & Altenmüller, E. 2008

High pitch - friendly face.

Dahl, S., Huron, D. & Johnson, R. 2007

The influence of Body Morphology on Preferred Dance Tempos.

Dahl, S. & Huron, D. 2007 International Computer Music Conference -ICMC07. International Computer Music Association, Vol. 2, p. 1-4

Production and perception of gestures in music performance.

Dahl, S. 2006

Motor behaviour in drumming with different striking tools: Effects of tempo on control of rebound.

Dahl, S. & Huys, R. 2005


4th International conference on movement and computing

Dahl, S. (Participant)
28 Jun 201730 Jun 2017

Workshop: Training, Sharing, and Enacting: Somaesthetics of Rhythmic Interaction

Erkut, C. (Lecturer), Dahl, S. (Lecturer)
28 Jun 2017

First International Workshop on Motor Learning for Music Performance

Dahl, S. (Participant), minho song (Participant), Rolf Inge Godøy (Participant)
15 May 2017

Research Topic Functions of musical rhythm (Journal)

Dahl, S. (Editor)
31 Oct 201330 Jun 2014

International symposium on performance science

Dahl, S. (Organizer)
28 Aug 201331 Aug 2013

SMAC Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference 2013 SMC Sound and Music Computing Conference 2013

Dahl, S. (Organizer)
30 Jul 20133 Aug 2013

Expression and control in music performance: The role of musicians' movements

Dahl, S. (Speaker)
4 Jun 2013

9th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC 2012)

Dahl, S. (Organizer)
11 Jul 201214 Jul 2012

Sound and Music Computing, Understanding and Practicing in Sweden

Dahl, S. (Organizer)
3 Apr 20124 Apr 2012

13th International Rhythm Perception and Production Workshop

Dahl, S. (Organizer)
13 Jul 201115 Jul 2011

ASME 2011 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality (WINVR2011)

Dahl, S. (Organizer)
27 Jun 201129 Jun 2011

Journal of New Music Research (Journal)

Dahl, S. (Reviewer)
1 Jan 2011 → …

Haptic Audio Interaction Design

Dahl, S. (Organizer)
16 Sep 201017 Sep 2010

The striking movement:: How do percussionists control timing and dynamic level when drumming?

Dahl, S. (Lecturer)
11 Feb 2010

The striking movement.: How do percussionists control timing and dynamic level when drumming?

Dahl, S. (Lecturer)
11 Feb 2010

Movement and timing control in drummers.

Dahl, S. (Lecturer)
20 Nov 2009