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Dorothy Miell, Raymond MacDonald, and David J. Hargreaves

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198529361

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.001.0001

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Talking about music

Talking about music

a vehicle for identity development

(p.321) Chapter 15 Talking about music
Musical Communication

Raymond MacDonald

Dorothy Miell

Graeme Wilson

Oxford University Press

This chapter presents an account of how talk about music in informal settings can play a crucial role within the musical communication process. It focuses on the ways in which talk about music serves a number of personal, social, and musical functions for both young people and professional musicians, which can be viewed as an important aspect of musical communication itself.

Keywords:   musical communication, talking, music, musicians

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