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The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

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The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment - Berkowitz, Aaron
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The ability to improvise represents one of the highest levels of musical achievement. An improviser must master a musical language to such a degree as to be able to spontaneously invent stylistically idiomatic compositions on the spot. This feat is one of the pinnacles of human creativity, and yet its cognitive basis is poorly understood. What musical knowledge is required for improvisation? How does a musician learn to improvise? What are the neural correlates of improvised performance? In The Improvising Mind, these ...

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The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199590957

Hardcover