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Listening Reconsidered

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/9780195385076.003.07
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Historically, music listening became a part of music education curricula when broadcasting and recording made both live and recorded performances widely available to school students. David Elliott ... More


Written Music and Oral Music: Improvisation in Medieval Performance

Leo Treitler

in With Voice and Pen: Coming to Know Medieval Song and How it Was Made

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199214761
eISBN:
9780191713897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214761.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the subjection of improvisation in medieval music practice. It argues that if ‘improvisation’ with its modern overtones is not properly medieval, if instead medieval music was ... More


The Brain and Positive Biological Effects in Healthy and Clinical Populations

Stefan Koelsch and Thomas Stegemann

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/9780199586974.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

Mounting evidence indicates that making music, dancing, and even simply listening to music activates a multitude of brain structures involved in cognitive, sensorimotor, and emotional processing. It ... 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


Praxial Foundations of Multicultural 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/9780195385076.003.11
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In his 1995 book Music Matters: A New Philosophy of Music Education, David Elliott argues that music is inherently multicultural. Elliott synthesized elements of a post-positivist epistemology ... More


Elementary Music Education: Building Cultures and Practices

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/9780195385076.003.15
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In his praxial philosophy of music education, David Elliott argues that music education must embody the essence of music as a worldwide array of social-artistic practices, as something that people ... More


Music-Making as a Lifelong Development and Resource for Health

Heiner Gembris

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/9780199586974.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter has two main topics: Firstly, music-making (in terms of singing and playing instruments) is described as an activity that has to be seen in the context of the general human (musical) ... More


What Matters in General Music?

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/9780195385076.003.14
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Music educators commonly agree that the primary purpose of general music education is to enable young people to progress musically by acquiring skills and understandings through musical experience ... 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


Spaces for Musical Performance in Seventeenth-Century Roman Residences

ARNALDO MORELLI

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates the locations and modes of musical performance in the residences of the nobility in seventeenth-century Rome, indicating the differences between this period and the ... More


A Systems View of Musical Creativity

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/9780195385076.003.10
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

David Elliott argues for a multidimensional and contextual view of musical creativity. He proposes a dialectical process between the standards and traditions of a musical style domain, the music ... More


The call to create: Flow experience in music learning and teaching

Lori A. Custodero

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/9780199568086.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the role of creativity in learning and teaching through research on how flow is experienced in music activity. Engagement in tasks whose challenges invite a person's best ... More


Why Don’t I Feel Included in These Musics, or Matters

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/9780195385076.003.16
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines David Elliott's definition of musicing based on his praxial philosophy of music education and argues that a primary reason for music making is identity affirmation. In his 1995 ... 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


Health Promotion in Higher Music Education

Jane Ginsborg, Claudia Spahn, and Aaron Williamon

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/9780199586974.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter considers the potentially deleterious effects on performers of making music. These have been shown to include occupational stress, musculoskeletal disorders, and non-musculoskeletal ... 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


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 therapy and parent–infant bonding

Jane Edwards

in Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents some of the theoretical formations and research that supports the work of qualified music therapists in promoting healthy and secure attachment between parents and infants where ... More


Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Eckart Altenmüller, Mario Wiesendanger, and Jurg Kesselring (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The motor actions that can be witnessed as a virtuoso musician performs can be so fast, so accomplished, so precise, as to seem somehow superhuman. The musician has to produce the movements, monitor ... More


Music Making as Popular Practice

Catherine Parsons Smith

in Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251397
eISBN:
9780520933835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251397.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the gap between the arrival of American musical romanticism and the emergence of musical modernism during the first few decades of the twentieth century. Unlike previous ... More


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