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Representation, cognition, and communication: invented notation in children's musical communication

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/9780198529361.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the communicative role of invented notation in children's experiences. It provides an overview of research in children's thinking as users of invented notation; examines the ... More


Composing and Improvising

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/9780195385076.003.09
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In his 1995 book Music Matters: A New Philosophy of Music Education, David Elliott argues that music is a form of intelligent action and knowledge. More specifically, he considers music (and the ... More


Music and Knowledge in Bodily Experience

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/9780195385076.003.06
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Educational behaviorists once claimed that since it is impossible to know what happens in a student's mind, teachers should only be concerned with what students do “overtly” — that is, how they ... More


Dropping the Bomb

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

At the time of Trinidad’s independence from England, the most popular and hotly contested carnival performance venue for steelbands was the “Bomb,” in which steelbands played arrangements of foreign ... More


Questionnaire (1989)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0043
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about the composer and the concept of pure music, serialism, the function of today's music, technique and musical thinking, contemporary music and institutions, ... More


New Linguistic Modes and the New Theory

Arthur Berger

in Reflections of an American Composer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232518
eISBN:
9780520928213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232518.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents a faithful account of the musical thought that was present in the 1960s. It reflect the diverse ways in which some of the composers were searching for a new theoretical ... More


Beyond Visual and Verbal Thinking

Laura Otis

in Rethinking Thought: Inside the Minds of Creative Scientists and Artists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190213466
eISBN:
9780190271701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213466.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines thinking that can’t be classified as verbal or visual and might better be described as bodily–kinesthetic, algorithmic, musical, or emotional. It depicts the mental worlds of ... More


A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Clive Brown

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Since his death in 1847, Felix Mendelssohn's music and personality have been both admired and denigrated to extraordinary degrees. This book weaves together a rich array of documents—letters, ... More


Folk Song at the Beginnings of National History: Essay on (1774)

Philip V. Bohlman

in Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The first translation chapter examines the Johann Gottfried Herder’s first major attempt to gather and publish the songs to which he referred as folk songs. Publication of the four parts of Alte ... More


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