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Inspiration - Hur känns den? Inspiration - How does it feel?

Jönsson, Nina (2006)
Malmö Academy of Music
Abstract
The purpose of this work is to map what inspiration means to people who work with music, how it feels when you are inspirated compared to how it feels when you`re not. How does inspiration affect us? Are we depending on it? What do you do when you lack inspiration? Is it possible to ?inspire? one self? My method has been to interview eight persons, selected by me, who all work with music. I have used literature, for instance about our intelligence, and also different theories on the subject of inspiration. The results of the interviews show that our experiences of inspiration are individual. When we reach inspiration it is mostly unconscious, out of our control, but we can consciously stimulate ourselves with different activities to try... (More)
The purpose of this work is to map what inspiration means to people who work with music, how it feels when you are inspirated compared to how it feels when you`re not. How does inspiration affect us? Are we depending on it? What do you do when you lack inspiration? Is it possible to ?inspire? one self? My method has been to interview eight persons, selected by me, who all work with music. I have used literature, for instance about our intelligence, and also different theories on the subject of inspiration. The results of the interviews show that our experiences of inspiration are individual. When we reach inspiration it is mostly unconscious, out of our control, but we can consciously stimulate ourselves with different activities to try and create the best for inspiration. (Less)
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author
Jönsson, Nina
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
inspiration, music, the brain, experience, Musicology, Musikvetenskap, Social sciences, Samhällsvetenskaper, Pedagogy and didactics, Pedagogik, didaktik
language
Swedish
id
1326631
date added to LUP
2006-09-04
date last changed
2006-09-04
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this work is to map what inspiration means to people who work with music, how it feels when you are inspirated compared to how it feels when you`re not. How does inspiration affect us? Are we depending on it? What do you do when you lack inspiration? Is it possible to ?inspire? one self? My method has been to interview eight persons, selected by me, who all work with music. I have used literature, for instance about our intelligence, and also different theories on the subject of inspiration. The results of the interviews show that our experiences of inspiration are individual. When we reach inspiration it is mostly unconscious, out of our control, but we can consciously stimulate ourselves with different activities to try and create the best for inspiration.},
  author       = {Jönsson, Nina},
  keyword      = {inspiration,music,the brain,experience,Musicology,Musikvetenskap,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper,Pedagogy and didactics,Pedagogik, didaktik},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Inspiration - Hur känns den? Inspiration - How does it feel?},
  year         = {2006},
}