Music Experience in Early Childhood: Potential for Emotion Knowledge?

@article{Vist2011MusicEI,
  title={Music Experience in Early Childhood: Potential for Emotion Knowledge?},
  author={Torill Vist},
  journal={International Journal of Early Childhood},
  year={2011},
  volume={43},
  pages={277-290}
}
  • Torill Vist
  • Published 16 November 2011
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Early Childhood
Most cultures carry an idea of music being connected to emotion. New research suggests that we may also acquire emotion knowledge from our music experiences. This article investigates music experience as a mediating tool for emotion knowledge in early childhood, as revealed through qualitative interviews of adults. The interviewees describe music experiences from their early childhood or adult experiences together with young children. They also reflect upon the experiences, relating them to… 
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