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Chapter 5 Musical Virtuosity and Creativity

  title={Chapter 5 Musical Virtuosity and Creativity},
  author={François Pachet},
Virtuosos are human beings who exhibit exceptional performance in their field of activity. In particular, virtuosos are interesting for creativity studies because they are exceptional problem solvers. However, virtuosity is an under-studied field of human behaviour. Little is known about the processes involved to become a virtuoso, and in how they distinguish themselves from normal performers. Virtuosos exist in virtually all domains of human activities, and we focus in this chapter on the… Expand


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