Tuning the Concert

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The Conventional Classical Concert: analysis May 20, 2010

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There are some notable conclusions that can be drawn from my experience of a conventional concert:

La Belle France, 29 April 2010

Motivations

  • The price influenced my attendance
  • The timing was convenient
  • I understood the programming and recognised something about it

Pre-conceptions

  • Previous musical experiences and knowledge helped me anticipate the event
  • My preference of the composers has been reaffirmed by others in my peer group
  • The soloist is a draw. We want to be able to made informed choices with internet footage being vital.
  • Having appeared on TV it places the soloist in the sphere of normality
  • I like novelty

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