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Survey Data for Measuring Musical Creativity and the Impact of Information

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Department of Archives, Library Science and Museology, Ionian University, 49100 Corfu, Greece
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Department of Tourism Management, Ionian University, 49100 Corfu, Greece
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Received: 5 April 2019 / Revised: 14 May 2019 / Accepted: 30 May 2019 / Published: 1 June 2019
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Abstract

This paper presents data about the analysis of Webster’s model of creative thinking in music products, and the impact of information on musical creativity. For this purpose, a specially designed closed-ended structured questionnaire was developed and distributed. The questionnaire was completed by 238 musicians and was analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 22.0. The data are presented though descriptive and inferential statistics, principal component analysis for variable reduction, and finally, bivariate regression analysis. The data provide information on Webster’s model of creative thinking in music as well as on the impact of music information on musical creativity. The survey results indicate that the overall sense of musical creativity includes conceptional and replicational musical creativity components. These are significantly positively correlated with music information. Musicians’ sense of creativity is impacted by music information availability when dealing with various musical creative activities. View Full-Text
Keywords: musical creativity; creative thinking; information musical creativity; creative thinking; information
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Kostagiolas, P.; Lavranos, C.; Manolitzas, P. Survey Data for Measuring Musical Creativity and the Impact of Information. Data 2019, 4, 80.

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