Musical Invention, Collaboration, and the Making of Meanings
After a career as a geography academic, civil servant, local government officer, and political activist, Alan Taylor turned to music halfway through life and has since gained a PhD on the subject of the musical imagination. He is an active community musician, conducting two ensembles, performing in others, and directing the Herne Hill Music Festival.
Introduction 1. The redundant genius, who wont lie down and die 2. The musical imagination as dialogue 3. Sharing imaginations 4. Making musical meanings: the imaginative listener