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How the investigation was carried out

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780199695225
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191729775 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0010
How the investigation was carried out

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This chapter describes how the investigation for this book was carried out. The purpose of the investigation was to gain an overview of reactions that can occur in strong experiences with music. It also examines — as far as was possible — which factors lie behind such experiences, and what importance they can come to have. The chapter details the tasks and participants, analysis of accounts, and the questionnaire used.

Keywords: strong experiences with music; surveys; questionnaire; tasks; analysis of accounts

Chapter.  1425 words. 

Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis

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