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Applied Musicology: Using Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Adam Ockelford

Abstract

Although research in music psychology, education and therapy has expanded exponentially in the 21st century, there is something of a ‘black hole’ around which much of the discourse circles: music itself. While writers have largely been occupied with what people think about musical engagement, the little musical analysis that exists has tended to be at a low level compared to the sophisticated non-musical exploration that is present. This highlights the tenuous connection between musical enquiry in the context of the humanities and that occurring within the social sciences, the one exception be ... More

Keywords: applied musicology, zygonic theory, music education, music psychology, music therapy, music analysis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199607631
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607631.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adam Ockelford, author
Professor of Music, University of Roehampton, UK

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