Ubimus Through the Lens of Creativity Theories

  • Damián Keller
  • Victor Lazzarini
  • Marcelo S. Pimenta
Part of the Computational Music Science book series (CMS)


We place Ubiquitous Music research within the context of current creativity theories. Given the ongoing theoretical discussion on the relevance of domain-specific or general approaches to creativity, this chapter covers general creativity frameworks and music-oriented models. First, we introduce the creativity factors, magnitudes and constructs that are applicable to UbiMus research. Then we discuss the limitations of several models of creativity that have been laid out within the context of music education and music psychology research. The analysis points to two caveats: lack of material grounding and no support for the early stages of creative activity. Key concepts are proposed to handle ecologically grounded creative practice and everyday musical phenomena.


Material Resource Creative Activity Compositional Process General Creativity Musical Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Damián Keller
    • 1
  • Victor Lazzarini
    • 2
  • Marcelo S. Pimenta
    • 3
  1. 1.Amazon Center for Music Research - NAPFederal University of AcreRio BrancoBrazil
  2. 2.Music DepartmentMaynooth UniversityMaynoothIreland
  3. 3.Institute of InformaticsUFRGSPorto AlegreBrazil

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