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Negotiated Moments: Improvisation, Sound, and Subjectivity

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To listen to the musical examples for Chapter Four, Improvising Composition: How to Listen in the Time Between, written by Pauline Oliveros, please visit this page.

Improvisation implies a deep connection between the personal and the communal, self and world. A “good” improviser successfully navigates musical and institutional boundaries and the desire for self-expression, pleasing not only herself but the listener as well.

– Rob Wallace