Diversifying music practices: watching, listening, and creating

The digital era has led to a spectacular diversification of music practices, with ever more recordings available on YouTube, an exponential increase in MP3 files, dematerialised formats, and almost limitless storage capacity. Modern technology has led to the ready availability of music to the point of threatening quality and the originality of the listening experience, but it has also made rare content available as never before and made it easier than ever to exchange critiques and opinions.