December 2021

Challenging and enhancing the theoretical framework part 2

1st stage expansion of theoretical framework. For many years I have been inspired by the work of Dr Andrea Schiavio and his developing concept of the 4E’s of music creativity https://www.andreaschiavio.com/ . His 4E approach ‘conceives of the musical mind as Embodied, Embedded, Extended, and Enactive’. In short these are defined as (taken from Musical creativity and the embodied …

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Challenging and enhancing the theoretical framework part 1

Today we started working on challenging and enhancing the underlying theoretical framework of the digital score. As introduced in a previous post https://digiscore.dmu.ac.uk/2021/11/04/the-starting-point/ and outlined in detail in The Digital Score book (2019), the existing theoretical framework is built on 3 underlying principles: music is a creative activity and therefore we adopt Christopher Small’s notion …

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