How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life

How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life

by Gary Ansdell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472458056
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/28/2015
Series: Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr Gary Ansdell is an experienced music therapist, trainer and researcher - currently Director of Education at the music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins. He has published widely in the fields of music, music therapy, and music and health/wellbeing, and is co-editor, with the music sociologist Tia DeNora, of the Ashgate Series Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction: music’s help. Part I Musical Worlds: Musical ecologies; Musical lifeworlds. Part II Musical Experience: The music of experience; Aspects of musical experience; Helpful musical experiences. Part III Musical Personhood: Musical recognition; Core musicality; Musical identities; Musical performances. Part IV Musical Relationship: Musical connection; Musical companionship; Musical dialogue; Musical meeting. Part V Musical Community: Musical togetherness; Musical hospitality; Musical belonging; Musical ritual. Part VI Musical Transcendence: Musical epiphany; Musical thresholds; Musical hope. Conclusion: musical flourishing. Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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