Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199583942
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740671 | DOI:

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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

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