Collaborative Musical Experiences for Novices

@article{Blaine2003CollaborativeME,
  title={Collaborative Musical Experiences for Novices},
  author={Tina Blaine and Sidney S. Fels},
  journal={Journal of New Music Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={32},
  pages={411 - 428}
}
We explore the context and design of collaborative musical experiences for novices. We first argue that musical expression with multi-person instruments is a form of communication between the players. We illustrate that design for musical collaboration facilitates exploration of sound space with low entry-level skill. In contrast to the western post-Renaissance focus on musical expression through virtuosity, collaborative musical experiences enable the media of sound and music to enhance the… 
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