Teaching Music

Teaching Music

by Gary Spruce
     
 

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Music education has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years. Whereas lessons were once characterised by their passivity, children now learn about music through actively engaging in it by performing, composing, listening and appraising. This reader places music education in context and then goes on to examine a range of issues linked to the teaching

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Music education has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years. Whereas lessons were once characterised by their passivity, children now learn about music through actively engaging in it by performing, composing, listening and appraising. This reader places music education in context and then goes on to examine a range of issues linked to the teaching and learning of music. The latter half of the book concentrates on music education within the classroom, highlighting the kinds of points which all teachers of music will have to consider.

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Examines issues related to the teaching and learning of music in the context of British education and the National Curriculum. Looks at areas including the developmental psychology of music, creative thinking, gender and musical meaning, music with emotionally disturbed children, and integrating world music within Western secondary music education. Also offers advice on using techniques such as MIDI- assisted composing and classroom improvisation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415133678
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/21/1996
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

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