Music and Music Education in People's Lives

An Oxford Handbook of Music Education

Author: Gary E. McPherson,Graham F. Welch

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190674547

Category: Music

Page: 336

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Music and Music Education in People's Lives is one of five paperback books derived from the foundational two-volume Oxford Handbook of Music Education. Designed for music teachers, students, and scholars of music education, as well as educational administrators and policy makers, this first book in the set provides a framework for understanding the content and context of music education, and for future action within the profession. A broad examination of the philosophical, psychological, cultural, international, and contextual issues that underpin a wide variety of teaching environments or individual attributes is paired with 25 relevant and insightful commentaries from established scholars and music educators. Taken as a whole, Music and Music Education in People's Lives gives clear direction to how the discipline of music education can achieve even greater political, theoretical and professional strength. Contributors Harold F. Abeles, Nick Beach, Wayne D. Bowman, Liora Bresler, Patricia Shehan Campbell, Richard Colwell, Robert A. Cutietta, David J. Elliott, Sergio Figueiredo, Lucy Green, Wilfried Gruhn, David Hargreaves, Sarah Hennessy, Liane Hentschke, Donald A. Hodges, Christopher M. Johnson, Estelle R. Jorgensen, Andreas C. Lehmann, Richard Letts, Håkan Lundström, Raymond MacDonald, Clifford K. Madsen, Andrew J. Martin, Marie McCarthy, Katrina McFerran, Gary E. McPherson, Bradley Merrick, Dorothy Miell, Graça Mota, Bruno Nettl, Bengt Olsson, Susan A. O'Neill, Johnmarshall Reeve, Bennett Reimer, James Renwick, Huib Schippers, Wendy L. Sims, David J. Teachout, Rena Upitis, Peter R. Webster, Graham F. Welch, Paul Woodford
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Music, Education, and Multiculturalism

Foundations and Principles

Author: Terese M. Volk

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195179757

Category: Education

Page: 265

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Designed to assist music educators at all levels in understanding and implementing multicultural education, Music, Education, and Multiculturalism provides suggestions for curricular development, offers teaching strategies, and provides practical applications including materials and methodologies.
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Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in China

Author: Wai-Chung Ho

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317078012

Category: Music

Page: 198

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While attention has been paid to various aspects of music education in China, to date no single publication has systematically addressed the complex interplay of sociopolitical transformations underlying the development of popular music and music education in the multilevel culture of China. Before the implementation of the new curriculum reforms in China at the beginning of the twenty-first century, there was neither Chinese nor Western popular music in textbook materials. Popular culture had long been prohibited in school music education by China’s strong revolutionary orientation, which feared ‘spiritual pollution’ by Western cultures. However, since the early twenty-first century, education reform has attempted to help students deal with experiences in their daily lives and has officially included learning the canon of popular music in the music curriculum. In relation to this topic, this book analyses how social transformation and cultural politics have affected community relations and the transmission of popular music through school music education. Ho presents music and music education as sociopolitical constructions of nationalism and globalization. Moreover, how popular music is received in national and global contexts and how it affects the construction of social and musical meanings in school music education, as well as the reformation of music education in mainland China, is discussed. Based on the perspectives of school music teachers and students, the findings of the empirical studies in this book address the power and potential use of popular music in school music education as a producer and reproducer of cultural politics in the music curriculum in the mainland.
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A History of Music Education in the United States

Author: James A. Keene

Publisher: Glenbridge Publishing Ltd.

ISBN: 0944435661

Category: Education

Page: 434

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Keene provides a detailed account of music instruction in colonial and nationalized America from the 1600s to the end of the 1960s. (Music)
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Soviet music

musical education and music making

Author: Boris I︠A︡golim

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: 71

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Democracy and Music Education

Liberalism, Ethics, and the Politics of Practice

Author: Paul Woodford

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253217394

Category: Music

Page: 160

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Challenges many of the foundational assumptions underlying contemporary music education.
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Creativity and Music Education

Author: Timothy Sullivan,Lee Willingham

Publisher: Canadian Music Educators' Association

ISBN: 0920630111

Category: Education

Page: 274

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Seventeen contributors make a compelling case for including creativity as part of the music classroom, from kindergarten to teacher training courses. Practical solutions and time tested practices are provided.
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Personhood and Music Learning

Connecting Perspectives and Narratives

Author: Susan A. O'Neill

Publisher: Canadian Music Educators' Association

ISBN: 0981203817

Category: Music

Page: 392

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Personhood and Music Learning edited by Susan O’Neill is a scholarly but accessible exploration of personal action and experience across diverse music learning contexts. It offers interesting and challenging insights into persons making meaning and connections with music—critical for understanding choices and decisions that impact people’s lives. Perspectives and narratives by 25 authors from around the world focus on: musicians, composers and conductors; music teaching and learning with children and adolescents; music education research and professional practice. This book aims to recast theories of personhood in relation to music learning, reassert the person into multiple narratives, and restore the centrality of personhood to music education theory, research and practice. Students and researchers internationally, as well as music educators in all areas of professional practice, will find in these pages thought-provoking ideas with profound implications for envisioning the future of music education.
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Sociology and Music Education

Author: Ruth Wright

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351548352

Category: Music

Page: 328

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Sociology and Music Education addresses a pressing need to provide a sociological foundation for understanding music education. The music education community, academic and professional, has become increasingly aware of the need to locate the issues facing music educators within a broader sociological context. This is required both as a means to deeper understanding of the issues themselves and as a means to raising professional consciousness of the macro issues of power and politics by which education is often constrained. The book outlines some introductory concepts in sociology and music education and then draws together seminal theoretical insights with examples from practice with innovative applications of sociological theory to the field of music education. The editor has taken great care to select an international community of experienced researchers and practitioners as contributors who reflect current trends in the sociology of music education in Europe and the UK. The book concludes with an Afterword by Christopher Small.
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The Oxford Handbook of Music Education

Author: Gary McPherson,Graham Welch

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199928010

Category: Education

Page: 736

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This volume offers a comprehensive overview of the many facets of musical experience, behaviour and development in relation to the diverse variety of educational contexts in which they occur.
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Exploring research in music education and music therapy

Author: Kenneth H. Phillips

Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: 370

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Kenneth H. Phillips, Ph.D., is Professor of Music and Director of Graduate Studies in Music Education at Gordon College and Professor Emeritus of the University of Iowa. An award-winning researcher and teacher, he has been recognized by the National Association of Music Education (MENC) as oneof the nation's most accomplished music educators. Dr. Phillips is the author of Teaching Kids to Sing (Schirmer Books/Thompson), Basic Techniques of Conducting (OUP), and Directing the Choral Music Program (OUP), and has written over 90 articles published in leading music education journals. He hasmade numerous presentations of his research throughout the United States, and in Canada, China, Australia, and New Zealand.
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Philosophy of Music Education Challenged: Heideggerian Inspirations

Music, Education and Personal Development

Author: Frederik Pio,Øivind Varkøy

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9401793190

Category: Education

Page: 256

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This volume offers key insights into the crisis of legitimization that music as a subject of arts education seems to be in. Music as an educational subject is under intense pressure, both economically, due to the reduction of education budgets, as well as due to a loss of status with policy makers. The contributions in this book illuminate Martin Heidegger’s thinking as a highly cogent theoretical framework for understanding the nature and depth of this crisis. The contributors explore from various angles the relationship between the pressure on music education and the foundations of our technical and rationalized modern society and lead the way on the indispensable first steps towards reconnecting the cultural practices of education with music and its valuable contributions to personal development.
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School Music Education and Social Change in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Author: Wai-chung Ho

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004189173

Category: Psychology

Page: 258

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This book compares, from a historical and sociopolitical perspective, the respective systems and contents of music education in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in response to globalization, localization and Sinificiation, with particular reference to Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei.
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Art & Science of Music Therapy

A Handbook

Author: Tony Wigram,Bruce Saperston,Robert West

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134362625

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 483

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First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Data on Music Education

A National Review of Statistics Describing Education in Music and the Other Arts

Author: Daniel V. Steinel

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 9780940796874

Category: Education

Page: 112

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Presents national statistics on various aspects of music education, including degrees awarded, teacher certification status, teacher employment rates and opportunities.
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Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education

Author: Michele Kaschub,Janice Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190206152

Category: Music

Page: 248

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This book surveys emerging music and education landscapes to present a sampling of the promising practices of music teacher education that may serve as new models for the 21st century. Contributors explore the delicate balance between curriculum and pedagogy, the power structures that influence music education at all levels, the role of contemporary musical practices in teacher education, and the communication challenges that surround institutional change. Models of programs that feature in-school, out-of-school and beyond school contexts, lifespan learning perspectives, active juxtapositions of formal and informal approaches to teaching and learning, student-driven project-based fieldwork, and the purposeful employment of technology and digital media as platforms for authentic music engagement within a contemporary participatory culture are all offered as springboards for innovative practice.
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The Science and Psychology of Music Performance

Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Author: Richard Parncutt,Gary McPherson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195350173

Category: Music

Page: 400

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What type of practice makes a musician perfect? What sort of child is most likely to succeed on a musical instrument? What practice strategies yield the fastest improvement in skills such as sight-reading, memorization, and intonation? Scientific and psychological research can offer answers to these and other questions that musicians face every day. In The Science and Psychology of Music Performance, Richard Parncutt and Gary McPherson assemble relevant current research findings and make them accessible to musicians and music educators. This book describes new approaches to teaching music, learning music, and making music at all educational and skill levels. Each chapter represents the collaboration between a music researcher (usually a music psychologist) and a performer or music educator. This combination of expertise results in excellent practical advice. Readers will learn, for example, that they are in the majority (57%) if they experience rapid heartbeat before performances; the chapter devoted to performance anxiety will help them decide whether beta-blocker medication, hypnotherapy, or the Alexander Technique of relaxation might alleviate their stage fright. Another chapter outlines a step-by-step method for introducing children to musical notation, firmly based on research in cognitive development. Altogether, the 21 chapters cover the personal, environmental, and acoustical influences that shape the learning and performance of music.
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Debates in Music Teaching

Author: Chris Philpott,Gary Spruce

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136303537

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Debates in Music Teaching encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in music education. It aims to introduce a critical approach to the central concepts and practices that have influenced major interventions and initiatives in music teaching, and supports the development of new ways of looking at ideas around teaching and learning in music. Accessible and comprehensive chapters will stimulate thinking and creativity in relation to theory and practice, and will facilitate readers in reaching their own informed judgements and rationalising their position with deep theoretical knowledge and understanding. Throughout the book, international experts in the field consider key issues including: the justification for music in the school curriculum partnerships in music education and the identity of the music teacher technology and conceptions of musicianship social justice and music education the place of diverse musical genres and traditions in the music curriculum critical thinking and music education autonomy and integrity for music in cross-curricular work the politics, sociology and philosophy of music education. Debates in Music Teaching is for all student and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of the subject. Including carefully annotated further reading and reflective questions to help shape research and writing, this collection stimulates critical and creative thinking in relation to contemporary debates within music education.
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Tradition and Change in the Performance of Chinese Music

Author: Tsao Penyeh

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9789057550416

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 99

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More than five thousand years of rich cultural history have made Chinese music an immensely sophisticated, multi-faceted artistic phenomenon that consists of diverse regional and transregional traditions. The present volumes bring together ten articles written mainly by native scholars, with the general aim of introducing a dialogue about Chinese music from the viewpoint of the insider.
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