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Music Theory Online: Listening as a Creative Act

Smith, J. B. L., I. Schankler and E. Chew (2014). Listening as a Creative Act: Meaningful Differences in Structural Annotations of Improvised Performances. Music Theory Online 20.3. [ Journal source ] Abstract Some important theories of music cognition, such as Lerdahl and Jackendoff’s (1983) A Generative Theory of Tonal Music, posit an archetypal listener with an ideal interpretation […]