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Individuals who are independently pursuing music-learning projects can benefit from the knowledge of others by actively seeking feedback on their projects. There are many possible sources of useful feedback and constructive criticism, but the learner should follow some basic rules when seeking this kind of help.

Introduction

Music is a social activity. Even when you are making or listening to music alone, your experience is connected to what you have heard in other people's musical creations and performances, and what you have learned about their musical understandings, activities, and preferences. Whether you are learning to be a more-accomplished musician or a more-informed listener, it is important to get feedback, to connect your own musical journey to the understandings and expectations of others. However, as many young musicians stricken by "stage fright" can attest, this can be one of the most uncomfortable parts of learning about music.

It can be particularly challenging if you are trying to make progress on your own music learning goals and projects. Most music-learning programs include built-in opportunities for feedback: concerts, recitals, tests, or group discussions. If you are learning on your own, who might be willing and able to give you useful feedback? You will find in this module:

Types of people who might help

The lists below are not complete. The goal here is to get you thinking about who specifically might be willing and able to help you. I have grouped the suggestions into three broad categories:

  • Experts are people whom you would approach because they know more about the subject than you do. Even if you are already an experienced musician, if you are exploring a new type of music, a new instrument, or a new activity (such as composing), there will be many people whom you can treat as experts.
  • Allies are friends, family and colleagues who are interested in you as a person and will want to support your efforts to learn and grow. They may not be music experts, but they almost certainly have experience listening to and thinking about music. They also may have more time and more willingness than experts to discuss things with you in depth or over an extended period of time.
  • As research has shown, crowds have an expertise of their own; comments from many different strangers may give you a good sense of the typical reaction to your musical ideas or creations. Keep in mind, however, the reason that many music students develop stage fright: Unlike allies and music experts, crowds of strangers are not invested in you as a person or in your development as a musician. Some may choose - for reasons that have nothing to do with you - to make negative, hurtful remarks rather than give thoughtful, helpful feedback. Seek comments from crowds only when you believe that you are sharing the best that you are capable of producing right now and are certain that negative comments will not knock you off course as a music learner.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
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da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
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Source:  OpenStax, Music inquiry. OpenStax CNX. Mar 18, 2013 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11455/1.4
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