Journal article

A Review of Current Practice in Group Music Therapy Improvisations

Katrina Skewes

British Journal of Music Therapy | SAGE Publications | Published : 2002

Abstract

The information contained in this article has been derived from a series of interviews conducted by the author with selected specialists in music therapy group improvisation. Although the music therapy literature barely addresses the musical material created in group improvisations, it is not true to say that there is no expertise in this area. Rather, it is likely that the difficulties in communicating these musical processes via the written word or transcribed score have discouraged researchers and clinicians from publishing current theories and understandings. For this reason, selected specialists were approached to take part in in-depth interviews aimed to solicit their current understan..

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