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Musical unconscious in subjects and the family
Journal Title: INTERAZIONI 
Author/s: Ludovica Grassi 
Year:  2019 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  16 Pg. 65-80 FullText PDF:  193 KB
DOI:  10.3280/INT2019-002005
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Music is a key component of psychic organisation, with which it shares the way of func-tioning, the vertical structure, and some basic formal properties. Its essence lies in the in-between, in the intimacy of the intersubjective, in the intervals between sounds that come in succession in time and are superimposed in accords: silence, that separates sounds and their sequences, is therefore the principle itself of music, while noise is its unformed component. The family unconscious, marked by a group and polyphonic structure, receives the newborn (and the unborn) into a sort of family soundtrack that conveys its musical structure, where sensoriality, motion, word, voice, as well as body and environment noises, account for the subject’s earliest experiential traces. Noise, in its articulation with sound and temporality, may take on a major role in family psychoanalysis sessions, allowing us to work through a regre-dient listening and to reach to the family musical unconscious.
Keywords: Family psychoanalysis, listening, musical unconscious, noise, polyphony, sensoria-lity.

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Ludovica Grassi, Musical unconscious in subjects and the family in "INTERAZIONI" 2/2019, pp. 65-80, DOI:10.3280/INT2019-002005


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