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Children’s learning of music and dance in Bali: an ethnomusicological view of the cultural psychology of music education

Peter Dunbar-Hall

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/9780199214389.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter employs a cultural psychology lens to explore the ways in which Balinese children's learning of traditional music and dance is shaped by their culture's uses and valuing of music, and ... More


Culture, musicality, and musical expertise

Susan Hallam

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/9780199214389.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter focuses on the processes concerned with learning and the development of musical expertise which are common to all human beings but which develop differentially depending on the ... More


Critical Matters in Early Childhood Music Education

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/9780195385076.003.13
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Musicality is an inherited biological predisposition that is unique to the human species. This chapter argues that music learning (whether structured or informal) happens very early, and long before ... More


A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Margaret S. Barrett (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

Recent studies in music education have investigated the ways in which different groups construe music and music education, and the ways in which these constructions are culturally bound. This book ... More


Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Why do some children take up music, while others don't? Why do some excel, whilst others give up? Why do some children favour classical music, whilst others prefer rock? These are questions that have ... More


Towards a cultural psychology of music education

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/9780199214389.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter provides a brief overview of the ways in which cultural psychology has re-emerged recently, and been taken up in the study of human thought and activity. It surveys the application of ... More


When the music is theirs: scaffolding young songwriters

Jackie Wiggins

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/9780199214389.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter presents a study of teacher-supported collaborative songwriting events which provides a context for the investigation of learner agency and teacher scaffolding in children's musical ... More


The Neurobiology of Music Cognition and Learning

Wilfried Gruhn and Frances Rauscher

in MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter introduces neuropsychological and neurophysiological research as it relates to learning. It also introduces some learning theories that essentially can be viewed as theories of ... More


The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Aaron Berkowitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

The ability to improvise represents one of the highest levels of musical achievement. An improviser must master a musical language to such a degree as to be able spontaneously to invent stylistically ... More


Global Practices

Patricia Shehan Campbell

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the acquisition by children of musical knowledge in selected environments, with attention to the role of music within their ... More


Computers and Technology

Peter R. Webster and Maud Hickey

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

What has rarely been considered is how advances in music technology might help to support practically the actual developmental understanding of ... More


‘For how long can you expect a child to blow into a French horn?’

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 2 and 3 raised doubts about how long the majority of young students could be expected to commit to ongoing instrumental learning in the face of a range of demotive factors: serious ... More


Early progress in music performance

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes an initial pilot study aimed at assessing what the students were thinking while engaged in each of the five ways of performing music: performing rehearsed music, sight-reading, ... 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


Troubling the creative imaginary: Some possibilities of ecological thinking for music and learning

Margaret S. Barrett

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/9780199568086.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

The concept of creative ecologies has been taken up variously including as a phenomenon linked to commercial interests and the emerging creative economy and, as a socially just and sustainable ... More


Taking an Acquired Skills Perspective on Music Performance

Reinhard Kopiez

in MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter sums up some of the research in skill acquisition, which stresses the environmental aspects of music learning, especially in learning to play an instrument. Research in the acquisition ... More


Music Learning Theory: A Theoretical Framework in Action

Cynthia Crump Taggart

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Music learning theory (MLT), which was developed by Edwin Gordon, provides a theoretical framework for teaching music. At its core is the goal of developing audiation skills so that students can ... More


Brain Mechanisms

Eckart Altenmüller and Wilfried Gruhn

in The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter reviews current knowledge about the brain mechanisms involved in music perception, music production, and music learning. It argues that a basic understanding of the enormously complex ... More


How Learning Theories Shape Our Understanding of Music Learners

Susan A. O'Neill and Yaroslav Senyshyn

in MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 1: Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386677
eISBN:
9780190268039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386677.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter specifies how theoretical conceptualizations of learning have become integrated into a student's thinking and representation. It provides a review of ideas and concepts associated with ... More


Construction of Music Learning

Peter R. Webster

in MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 1: Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386677
eISBN:
9780190268039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386677.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter summarizes writings in music education that are inspired by a complicated set of interconnected beliefs about learning, and are often labeled as constructivist or constructionist. It ... More


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