• Paul Thompson
Part of the Leisure Studies in a Global Era book series (LSGE)


In order to study particular moments in time, it’s necessary to break down the creative system of commercial record production into its constituent parts and into separate systems. In reality though, these creative systems operate simultaneously at different scales (from the individual, to the group, to the collective, etc.) and on different levels depending on the creative task. This chapter concludes the book by illustrating the concurrent interconnectedness of different creative systems at different scales and different levels during the production of ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ (1967).


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  • Paul Thompson
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  1. 1.Leeds Beckett UniversityLeedsUK

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