An Investigation of Members’ Roles in Wind Quintets

  title={An Investigation of Members’ Roles in Wind Quintets},
  author={L Ford and Jane W. Davidson},
  journal={Psychology of Music},
  pages={53 - 74}
This article presents new findings regarding group processes in chamber ensembles. Following work by Young and Colman, Butterworth, and Murnighan and Conlon on the string quartet, a questionnaire was distributed to wind quintets throughout the UK. A total of 55 respondents, representing 20 ensembles, participated in the study. Quantitative and qualitative data revealed information about group formation, personnel recruitment and the use of deputies, leadership, seating positions, verbal and non… 

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