Behind Closed Doors: A Study of Solitary Music Making.

Bennett, Ryland.

Abstract: Automusication, the act of performing music by and for oneself, is an extraordinarily widespread musical phenomenon, yet it has never been given rigorous scholarly attention. The weight given to performance within the ethnomusicological community has created a bias toward the social and communal aspects of music at the expense of private or personal musical behaviors. Studies in every da... read more

Tufts University. Department of Music.
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