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Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Martin Clayton, Byron Dueck, and Laura Leante


Experience and meaning in music performance is a multi-authored work that both draws on and contributes to current debates in a wide range of disciplines, including ethnomusicology, musicology, psychology, cognitive science and several other fields The eight distinct contributions focus in different ways on its three main themes: Experience, Meaning and Performance. Performance defines the principal object of study as the moment of production—of sound or of meaning—rather than on music as model, ideal or product. Experience focuses attention away from the ideal and the ideological and towards ... More

Keywords: Experience, Meaning, Performance, Embodiment, Entrainment, Gesture, Interaction, Interdisciplinary

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199811328
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Clayton, editor
Durham University

Byron Dueck, editor
The Open University

Laura Leante, editor
The Open University