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Why Musical Performance?: Views Praxial to Performative

David J. Elliott

in Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.003.08
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Among the most conspicuous contrasts between David Elliott's praxial philosophy of music education and the version of aesthetic education best known to North American music educators is the role each ... More


On being and becoming a cathedral chorister: a cultural psychology account of the acquisition of early musical expertise

Margaret S. Barrett

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

The life and learning experience of a cathedral chorister is a unique one. The domain of musical practice in which the cathedral chorister participates has been shaped around the sound of the boys' ... More


Communisms, Communist Musics

Robert Adlington

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter sketches key contexts (both global-political and scholarly) for the research presented by this book. By way of introduction to the individual chapters in the book, a number of connecting ... More


Organ improvisation: Edition, extemporization, expansion, and instant composition

Karin Johansson

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the phenomenon of Western European organ improvisation. It illustrates how organ improvisation has a historical background founded on a body of repertoire and liturgical ... More


Musical communication and children's communities of musical practice

Margaret S. Barrett

in Musical Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529361
eISBN:
9780191689628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores the notion of a ‘community of practice’ in relation to children's music-making in informal settings. It illustrates recent research in children's communication of musical ... More


Community Music and Praxialism: Narratives and Reflections

David J. Elliott

in Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.003.17
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In his 1995 book Music Matters: A New Philosophy of Music Education, David Elliott targets formal music education more than nonformal music instruction, or what many people now call community music ... More


Introduction

Arved Ashby

in Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520264793
eISBN:
9780520945692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264793.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This introductory chapter discusses recordings and other media in American musicology. It reveals that there is no vernacular practice for the so-called classical music, and introduces the concept of ... More


James Brown's “Superbad” and the double-voiced utterance

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the discursive space in which the concepts of “blackness” and African American music have been produced and analyzes how these concepts function in James Brown's 1970 recording ... More


The Acoustics and Geopolitics of Orthodox Practices in the Estonian-russian Border Region

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

While part of a global community of Eastern Christians, Orthodox believers in Saatse and elsewhere in Setomaa maintain distinctive musical practices and oral traditions, commemorate local saints, ... More


Engaging in a sound musicianship

Andrew R. Brown

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Our contemporary sound world is ever expanding, driven largely by advances in modern technologies that continue to expand a child’s ability to engage with music. This chapter explores how musical ... More


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