“Babies begin their journey as an innately musical/poetical being (Trevarthen, 2009).
Mutually positive emotions are an innate part of parent and baby communication (Flohr &
Trevarthen, 2009 and Mazokopaki & Kugiumutzakis, 2009). A happy and secure parent will
communicate positively visually, aurally and physically to their baby. In turn their baby will
return communicative signals that are likely to emerge as a result of interest, contentment
and mutual familiarity. I chose a case study with one i
nfant so as to explore signs of musical

behaviour in her home environment. I observed her at specific moments throughout her day
to see if any signs of musical moments transpired.”
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