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dc.contributor.authorOlsher, Dean
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-22T21:24:17Z
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-22T14:32:13Z
dc.date.available2015-12-22T21:24:17Z
dc.date.available2020-06-22T14:32:13Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12648/662
dc.description.abstractPaul Nordoff challenged music therapists to compose original clinical music informed by works of master composers such as Mozart, Schumann, and Debussy. Nordoff’s understanding of idioms was derived from Rudolf Steiner's anthroposophical conception of musical archetypes. The notion of idiom as musical archetype is reframed here according to a cultural rather than mystical framework, to appeal more widely to music therapists of all orientations. This cultural worldview allows the identification of a new clinical idiom based on the gentle jazz piano style associated with children that emerged in American popular culture during the 1960s. Original compositions by the present author were created following Nordoff's process of absorbing music of the past. The new works are modeled on an updated canon of 20th-century American composers including Joplin, Copland, Evans, Guaraldi, Newman, and Waits. The emotional and psychological effects of various compositional procedures--including reharmonization, contrafact, the characteristic piece (Charakterstück), and musical recombination--are analyzed. A case report recounts in detail the creation of a therapeutic song in a clinical setting.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectResearch Subject Categories::HUMANITIES and RELIGION::Aesthetic subjects::Musicen_US
dc.subjectResearch Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Social worken_US
dc.subjectMusic therapy Methodologyen_US
dc.subjectMusic therapy Compositionen_US
dc.subjectNordoff, Paul, 1909-1977en_US
dc.subjectSteiner, Rudolfen_US
dc.subjectArchetypeen_US
dc.subjectContrafacten_US
dc.subjectIdiomen_US
dc.subjectImprovisationen_US
dc.subjectReharmonizationen_US
dc.titleExperiential time : the special world of music therapy compositionen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
refterms.dateFOA2020-06-22T14:32:13Z
dc.description.institutionSUNY College at New Paltz


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