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Improvisation and Music Therapy

Mally McGregor

Published: 2010-05-18

The article gives an overview of how and why improvisation is used in music therapy. Enabling communication and helping people to address the challenges they face, improvisation can be seen as a practice with many potential impacts upon both individual and community health.

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So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag