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Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1

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ISBN-10: 0199730814

ISBN-13: 9780199730810

Edition: 2012

Authors: Gary E. McPherson, Graham F. Welch

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Music education takes place in many contexts, both formal and informal. Be it in a school or music studio, while making music with friends or family, or even while travelling in a car, walking through a shopping mall or watching television, our myriad sonic experiences accumulate from the earliest months of life to foster our facility for making sense of the sound worlds in which we live.The Oxford Handbook of Music Educationoffers a comprehensive overview of the many facets of musical experience, behavior and development in relation to this diverse variety of contexts. In this first of two volumes, an international list of contributors discuss a range of key issues and concepts associated…    
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Book details

List price: $220.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/8/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 992
Size: 9.90" wide x 7.20" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 4.136
Language: English

Handbook Preface
SC Acknowledgments
SC External referees
Music education and the role of music in people's lives
Introduction and commentary: Music education and the role of music in people's lives
Music's place in education
International perspectives
A philosophy of music education
Cultural diversity: Beyond 'songs from every land'
Some contributions of ethnomusicology
Musical identities mediate musical development
Supporting motivation in music education
Becoming a music learner: Towards a theory of transformative music engagement
Initiating music programs in new contexts: In search of a democratic music education
Implications of neurosciences and brain research for music teaching and learning
Music learning and teaching in infancy and early childhood
Commentary: Music learning and teaching in infancy and early childhood
Musical lives of infants
Musicality and musical culture: Sharing narratives of sound from early childhood
Music and language in early childhood development and learning
Musical participation from birth to three: Towards a global perspective
Music learning and teaching during childhood: Ages 5-12
Commentary: Music learning and teaching during childhood: Ages 5-12
Children's ways of learning inside and outside the classroom
Creating in music learning contexts
Meaningful connections in a comprehensive approach to the music curriculum
Multiple worlds of childhood: Culture and the classroom
Music education in the generalist classroom
Instrumental ensemble learning and performance in primary school
Music learning and teaching during adolescence: Ages 12-18
Commentary: Music learning and teaching during adolescence: Ages 12-18
Teaching, learning and curriculum content
Youth culture and secondary education
Assessment in the secondary music classroom
The community music facilitator and school music education
Creativity in the secondary music classroom
Technology in the lives and schools of adolescents
Vocal and Choral Music
Commentary: Vocal and choral music
Solo voice pedagogy
Group and ensemble vocal music
The young singer
The older singer
Voice health and vocal education
Instrumental Music
Commentary: Instrumental music
Processes of instrumental learning: The development of musical expertise
The changing face of individual instrumental tuition: Value, purpose and potential
Building musicianship in the instrumental classroom
Psychological and physiological aspects of learning to perform
Musical instrument learning, music ensembles, and musicianship in a global and digital age
The role of bodily movement in learning and performing music: Applications for education
Commentary: Ensembles
The sociology and policy of ensembles
North American school ensembles
Once from the top: Reframing the role of the conductor in ensemble teaching
Community music ensembles
Youth orchestras
Popular music ensembles
Pathways to learning and teaching Indigenous and World Music ensembles