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Re: music listening styles

On Mon, 31 Mar 2008, Christian Kaernbach wrote:

> "emotionally" versus if one listens to it "analytically", or anything of
> that kind. Any hint (even far fetched) welcome...

Does "background listening" counts to be a listening mode?
For me "listening to music" means sitting in a chair with headphone on
and eyes closed. For my girlfriend "listening to music" means turning on
the CD player while cooking or driving or something like that. These are
clearly different listening modes, am I right?

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