Musical Creativity: Multidisciplinary Research in Theory and Practice

Musical Creativity: Multidisciplinary Research in Theory and Practice

by Irène Deliège, Geraint A. Wiggins

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ISBN-13: 9781135422677
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/16/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Irène Deliège obtained her qualifications at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. After a twenty-year career as a music teacher, she retrained in psychology and obtained her PhD in 1991 from the University of Liege. A founding member of ESCOM, she has acted since its inception as permanent secretary and Editor of its journal, Musicae Scientiae. She is the author of several articles and co-edited books dedicated to music perception.

Geraint Wiggins studied at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and at Edinburgh’s Artificial Intelligence and Music Departments. He is Professor of Computational Creativity in the Department of Computing at Goldsmiths' College, University of London, where he leads the Intelligent Sound and Music Systems (ISMS) group. He is a past chair of SSAISB, the UK learned society for AI and Cognitive Science, whose journal he co-edits, and is also an Associate Editor of Musicae Scientiae, the journal of ESCOM.

Table of Contents

Foreword. I. Deliège and G. Wiggins, Prelude. I. Deliège and M. Richelle, The Spectrum of Musical Creativity. Section 1: Philosophy. N. Cook, Playing God: Creativity, Analysis and Aesthetic Inclusion. B.H. Merker, Layered Constraints on the Multiple Creativities of Music. M.M. Reybrouck, Musical Creativity between Symbolic Modelling and Perceptual Constraints: the Role of Adaptive Behaviour and Epistemic Autonomy. Section 2: Listening. I. Deliège, Analogy: Creative Support to Elaborate a Model of Music Listening. M. Baroni, Hearing Musical Style: Cognitive and Creative Problems. Section 3: Music Education. M. Hickey and S.D. Lipscomb, How Different Is Good? How Good Is Different? The Assessment of Children’s Creative Musical Thinking. P. Burnard, Understanding Children’s Meaning-Making As Composers. J. Tafuri, Processes and teaching strategies in musical improvisation with children. Section 4: Performance. A. Williamon, S. Thompson, T. Lisboa and C. Wiffen, Creativity, Originality and Value in Music Performance. J. Davidson and A. Coulam, Exploring Jazz and Classical Solo Singing Performance Behaviours: A Preliminary Step towards Understanding Performer Creativity. R. Chaffin, A.F. Lemieux and C. Chen, Spontaneity and Creativity in Highly Practised Performance. Section 5: Music Therapy. T. Wigram, Musical Creativity in Children with Cognitive and Social Impairment. C. Lee, Aesthetics of Creativity in Clinical Improvisation. J.P. Sutton, Hidden Music: An Exploration of Silence in Music and Music Therapy. Section 6: Neuropsychology. M. Lotze, G. Scheler and N. Birbaumer, From Music Perception to Creative Performance: Mapping Cerebral Differences between Professional and Amateur Musicians. E. Brattico and M. Tervaniemi, Musical Creativity and the Human Brain. M.O. Belardinelli, Beyond Global and Local Theories of Musical Creativity: Looking for Specific Indicators of Mental Activity During Music Processing. Section 7: Computer Models of Creative Behaviour. F. Pachet, Creativity Studies and Musical Interaction. F. Pachet, Enhancing Individual Creativity with Interactive Musical Reflective Systems. P.M. Todd, Putting Some (Artificial) Life into Models of Musical Creativity. Postlude. How can we Understand Creativity in a Composer’s Work? A Conversation between Irène Deliège and Jonathan Harvey.

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