Title

How to Arrange an Orchestra of Personality Types

Document Type

Other

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Disciplines

Musicology

Publication Details

Updated / Friday, 3 May 2019 16:03

Abstract

Isabel Briggs Myers developed her well-known classification of personality types over 60 years. During this time, the author and psychologist devoted herself entirely to the task of compiling and analysing data from thousands of surveys and individual studies, some of them conducted in challenging circumstances.

Almost 40 years after her passing, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) classification is still being honed by modern-day research, a dynamic reflected in its growing impact on socio-economics. So why has it thus far been neglected by the classical music community?

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