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dc.contributor.authorRosenberg, Shoshana
dc.contributor.authorReardon-Smith, Hannah
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-09T04:15:57Z
dc.date.available2020-03-09T04:15:57Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.issn0040-2982
dc.identifier.doi10.1017/s0040298219001190
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/392196
dc.description.abstractMuch of contemporary western art music relies on objectivist and individualistic frameworks of intellect which oppose any focus on subjectivity, embodiment or emotion. These approaches deny composers, players and audiences the powerful experiences facilitated by works which are of body and of emotion. We suggest that by facilitating a return to body and emotion in sound we create potential for deep, cathartic, and transformative psychophysiological states. We argue that these states can create shared experiences that directly resist the isolating, homogenising, socially apathetic and narrowing path paved by frameworks of intellect. This refusal can facilitate collectivised movement towards an ethics of care, through mutuality, solidarity and empathy. This extends further than musical practice and builds potential inroads towards greater social and political transformation. We offer a toolkit of actions and frameworks that enable embodied and emotional sound use: intensity, stillness, improvisation, collectivised praxis and uncanoning.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherCambridge University Press (CUP)
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom64
dc.relation.ispartofpageto73
dc.relation.ispartofissue292
dc.relation.ispartofjournalTempo
dc.relation.ispartofvolume74
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPerforming Arts and Creative Writing
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1904
dc.titleOf body, of emotion: A toolkit for transformative sound use
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationRosenberg, S; Reardon-Smith, H, Of body, of emotion: A toolkit for transformative sound use, Tempo, 2020, 74 (292), pp. 64-73
dc.date.updated2020-03-09T03:35:01Z
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gro.griffith.authorReardon-Smith, Hannah


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