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The improvising mind

Aaron Berkowitz

The improvising mind

cognition and creativity in the musical moment

by Aaron Berkowitz

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Aaron Berkowitz
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3838 .B46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24579665M
ISBN 109780199590957
LC Control Number2010011034

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Improvisation is the activity of making or doing something not planned beforehand, using whatever can be found. Improvisation in the performing arts is a very spontaneous performance without specific or scripted preparation.

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