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Music Technology and Alternate Controllers for Clients with Complex Needs.

Ward, A., Davis, T. and Bevan, A., 2019. Music Technology and Alternate Controllers for Clients with Complex Needs. Music Therapy Perspectives, 37 (2), 151-168.

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DOI: 10.1093/mtp/miz006


ABSTRACT: Music technology can provide unique opportunities to allow access to music-making for clients with complex needs. While there is a growing trend of research in this area, technology has been shown to face a variety of issues leading to underuse in this context. This literature review is a collation of information from peer-reviewed publications, gray literature, and practice. Focusing on active music-making using new types of alternate controllers, this re- view aims to bring together information regarding the types of tech- nology available, categorizes music technology and its use within the music therapy setting for clients with complex needs, catalogues work occurring within the eld, and explores the issues and poten- tials surrounding music technology and its use in practice.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:music ; music therapy ; sound ; technology
Group:Faculty of Media & Communication
ID Code:33728
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:22 Apr 2020 09:59
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 14:21


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