WOODS, Belinda Jane

PhD University of Melbourne 2016 Pages: 197

Artistic identity: music and the mirror

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Link to Thesis: http://hdl.handle.net/11343/112457

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This exegesis investigates the nature and construct of a musician’s Artistic Identity as it relates to the composer/performer construct arising in improvised music practice. As a Practice-led Research project the creation of significant musical works involving the creative processes of composition and improvisation were examined alongside a phenomenological investigation into the personal experience of Artistic Identity as realised through the author’s practice of music. Situated in the context of the ontology of being, the dialogue between the author’s reflexive engagement with her creative processes and creative output was at the core of this investigation...

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