An open form score contains instructions (sometimes including notated music) through which its resulting performance is partially determined.
Which type of instructions in open form scores leads to which results in its performances?
Which type of instructions in present-day open form scores is suitable and challenging to musicians trained in improvisation nowadays?
In what way do instructions in an open form score guide the performer?
What kind of training does the performer need in order to perform this kind of score?
How can distinctive types of instructions be described and categorized?
What purposes can open form scores serve?
What are the differences of the scores created in this research when compared to existing repertoire?
Which criteria are to be used to decide whether the resulting performance is artistically valuable?