Chapter

Introduction

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199583942
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740671 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0001
Introduction

Show Summary Details

Preview

This introductory chapter discusses modern creative practices and the changing meaning of musical creativity. It explains the primary purpose of the book, which is to offer a powerful corrective to mythological and historical conceptions that are focused solely on the notions of creation as a singular activity. The chapter also presents an overview of the three main sections of the book.

Keywords: modern creative practices; musical creativity; mythological conceptions; historical conceptions; creation

Chapter.  2538 words. 

Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.