Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening (Music/Culture)

Category: Music
Author: Christopher Small
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by haywirez   2018-01-07
Make them understand that the medium and context of music will be different going forward. They don't need to make a living creating and selling recordings; there are many unexplored avenues and they should pursue those instead. As an example, I'm imagining my music more and more as an interactive app compared to a standard album.

Christopher Small's Musicking[0] has influenced my thinking on this topic. The gist of the book is to understand music more as a verb ([communal] activity) than a noun (product, object).

[0] https://www.amazon.com/musicking-meanings-performing-listeni...