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The Peterborough Community Samba Band

Lee Higgins

in Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

The purpose of this chapter is to affirm both the roots and distinctive traits of community music through an extensive ethnographic account of one project. Drawing from documents, testimony, ... More


Acts of Hospitality

Lee Higgins

in Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

Chapter 8 explores the concept of “community” as it relates to the larger concept of “community music.” The overall goal is to suggest that those invested in community music might like to re-imagine ... More


What’s the Point?

Judith A. Jellison

in Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199358762
eISBN:
9780199358809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358762.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

Creating a successfully inclusive music learning environment is not about “tweaking” what we already do, but requires a fundamental revision of the goals of instruction and the methods employed in ... More


A Big Picture from Evergreen Town

C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter is a report of the survey portion of the study, based on 308 respondents in a large retirement community located in the southeastern United States. A key feature of this study is that ... More


Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book addresses the impact of musical experiences on the quality of life of senior citizens. “Evergreen Town,” a retirement community in the southeastern United States, serves as the backdrop for ... More


Practical Suggestions: Music Education for Life

C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter offers suggestions for actions based on the new mindset presented in the previous chapter. School teachers and administrators should maintain an open mind to support innovative ... More


Music Education and Quality of Life

C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

The opening chapter provides a framework built from the field of music education as new challenges and opportunities arise as a result of dramatic increases in (a) the awareness of music education ... More


Impact of Music Participation on Quality of Life

C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter presents literature relative to the impact of music participation on the quality of life of senior citizens. The authors discuss quality of life from a measurement standpoint, as well as ... More


Delving Deeper through Their Words

C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter reports on the focus group interview phase of the study, which involved 54 music participants interviewed within 14 focus groups and eight nonparticipants interviewed within two focus ... More


The Graceful Singers: A Traditional Church Choir

Lisa Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter presents the first of two case studies examining prominent, but dissimilar, senior citizen musical groups in Evergreen Town. The aim was to learn about the specific aspects of music ... More


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