Making Music Together

A Study in Social Relationship
  • Alfred Schutz
Part of the Phaenomenologica book series (PHAE, volume 15)


Music is a meaningful context which is not bound to a conceptual scheme. Yet this meaningful context can be communicated: The process of communication between composer and listener normally requires an intermediary: an individual per-former or a group of co-performers. Among all these participants there prevail social relations of a highly complicated structure.


Collective Memory Communicative Intent Musical Notation Outer World Musical Experience 
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