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Communities, Curricula, and Conservatories: A Critique

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Acknowledging the importance of the learning environment for music education at all levels, this chapter critically examines formal, non‐formal and informal settings for learning and teaching music, ... More


Opening

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/9780199777839.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter suggests three broad perspectives of community music: community music as the “music of a community,” community music as “communal music making,” and community music as an active ... More


International Perspectives

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/9780199777839.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

As community musicians in the UK began to network, coordinate and debate, the International Society of Music Education’s (ISME) Commission for Community Music Activity (CMA) was in the process of ... More


Community Music and Social/Health Psychology: Linking Theoretical and Practical Concerns

Michael Murray and Alexandra Lamont

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

A different approach to music-making in groups is that of community music, a form of musical activity that is designed to transform and mobilize communities. This approach has many similarities to ... 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


The New Health Musicians

Even Ruud

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

A general shift in emphasis toward more community-based musicking practices, coupled with an interest in health-promoting rather than curative activities within the field of music and health, gives ... More


Crossfields

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/9780199777839.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter begins by reflecting on two areas of school-music education that are of particular interest to those working in community music, music education and democracy, and life-long learning in ... More


Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Lee Higgins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

This book draws upon his extensive experience to investigate an interventional approach to music making outside of formal teaching and learning situations. Working with historical, ethnographic, and ... More


Illustrations of Practice

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/9780199777839.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

Through concise descriptions of fourteen projects from nine countries, Chapter 6 offers both a portrait and celebration of community music projects worldwide. As a collection, these illustrations are ... More


Cultural Democracy Revisited

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/9780199777839.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

Chapter 11 assesses the importance of cultural democracy in community music today and re-situates its political imperative as a contemporary expression relevant to international practice. The place ... More


Community Musicking as Families

Lisa Huisman Koops

in Parenting Musically

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190873622
eISBN:
9780190873660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873622.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter highlights examples of musicking that occurred outside of the home or school. Analysis was situated in community musicking literature and the philosophy of place. Community musicking was ... More


Policy and the Work of the Musician/Teacher in the Community

David Myers

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190246143
eISBN:
9780190246174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190246143.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter synopsis: This chapter addresses the various policy ecosystems that are in place when our aim is to address community education. Public policy and its support for life span engagement is one ... More


Natural Voice Practitioners and Their Journeys: Histories and Connections

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Combining analytical commentary, historical contextualisation, and oral history, chapter 3 explores the diverse journeys that have led individual practitioners to the natural voice fold. First, the ... More


Language and Music Vitality: A Comparative Framework

Catherine Grant

in Music Endangerment: How Language Maintenance Can Help

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352173
eISBN:
9780199352210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352173.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the similarities and differences between language and music, specifically in relation to their viability. By developing a comparative framework to articulate these similarities ... More


Introduction: Toward a Model of Reform

Robin D. Moore

in College Music Curricula for a New Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the many challenges currently facing institutions that offer degrees in applied music. These include the constrained nature of the musical material taught, the ... More


The Natural Voice, Community Choirs, and World Song: Setting the Scene

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 1 offers an extended overview of the book’s immediate subject matter and the theoretical perspectives driving the analysis. Viewed through the window of a thick description of a Sing for ... More


The Case for Pop Ensembles in the Curriculum: Amateurism, Leadership, Civics, and Lifelong Learners

Justin Patch

in College Music Curricula for a New Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Music programs should include pop pedagogy, a serious engagement with applied popular music, as they adjust their curricula for the twenty-first century. Pop pedagogy is relevant for pragmatic ... More


College Music Curricula for a New Century

Robin D. Moore (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume considers what a more inclusive, dynamic, and socially engaged curriculum of musical study might look like in universities. Its goal is to create dialogue among faculty, administrators, ... More


Contextually Specific Music Teaching: An Introduction

Kate Fitzpatrick-Harnish

in Urban Music Education: A Practical Guide for Teachers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199778560
eISBN:
9780190238872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778560.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, the concept of contextually specific teaching is expanded to include the importance of the teacher’s development of “knowledge of context.” Next, the concept of culturally relevant ... More


Introduction

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction briefly introduces the new choral culture that the book sets out to investigate. It outlines the background to the study with reference to the author’s personal and professional ... More


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