A grounded theory exploration of how a song's musical characteristics affect lyric interpretation
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KeywordResearch Subject Categories::INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS::Caring sciences
Research Subject Categories::HUMANITIES and RELIGION::Aesthetic subjects::Music
Music therapy -- Research
Music therapy -- Methods
Music -- Psychological aspects
Music, Influence of
Songs -- Texts -- Analysis, appreciation
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AbstractThis study explored the effect of musical characteristics on processing and subsequent analysis and discussion of song lyrics. Clinical applications for this knowledge were explored and expanded upon, in order to gain insights into how song discussion can be better utilized in a clinical setting. This qualitative study utilized modified grounded theory research in order to better understand the experience of song discussion and the role musical characteristics play in interpretation.
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