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Musical creativity, biography, genre, and learning

Graham F. Welch

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/9780199568086.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Creativity is valued and nurtured to different degrees in different musical genres. This chapter explores the informal learning practices of the communities of Western classical, Scottish ... More


Culture and gender in a cathedral music context: an activity theory exploration

Graham F. Welch

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/9780199214389.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter uses cultural-historical activity theory as a lens to explore the antecedents to the successful introduction of female choristers into English cathedrals in the late 20th century in ... More


Music and mind in everyday life

Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben, and Stephanie Pitts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525578
eISBN:
9780191689352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525578.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Music pervades everyday life. In so many ways, music marks and orchestrates the ways in which people experience the world together. What is it that makes people want to live their lives to the sound ... More


Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

David Hargreaves, Dorothy Miell, and Raymond MacDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Musical imagination and creativity are amongst the most abstract and complex aspects of musical behaviour, though, until recently, they have been difficult to subject to empirical enquiry. However, ... More


Music, business, and health

Adrian C. North and David J. Hargreaves

in The Social and Applied Psychology of Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567424
eISBN:
9780191693656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567424.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses the impact of music to the economy and the music industry itself. The chapter describes research in the line of psychology, economics, and sociology regarding how the music ... More


Rationales for Music in Evolution

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines selective benefits of musical behaviours and the role of music in human evolution. It discusses the differences between selection for the capacities for the behaviours and ... More


Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

Patrik N. Juslin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230143
eISBN:
9780191696435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230143.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Music's ability to express and arouse emotions is a mystery that has fascinated both experts and laymen at least since ancient Greece. This book offers an account of this domain. It provides coverage ... More


Reweaving the strands: welcoming diverse perspectives on the biology of music

W. Tecumseh Fitch

in Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553426
eISBN:
9780191731020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553426.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents Fitch's response to the commentaries in Chapters 10–13. The chapter completely agrees with Simon Kirby that we must be prepared to envisage different selective forces acting at ... More


Psychological Structures in Music: Core Research 1980–1990

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The fundamental characteristic that distinguishes the psychologist of music from the music theorist or analyst is the former's concern with empirical measurement of musical behaviour or response. A ... More


Conclusions

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the evolution of human capacities for musical behaviours. It discusses the diverse characteristics of activities considered to be ... More


Conceiving Music in Prehistory

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter aims to investigate the evolution of human capacities for musical behaviours. It analyses evidence from different disciplines to understand the interrelationship and ... More


Hominin Physiological Evolution and the Emergence of Musical Capacities

Iain Morley

in Music, Language, and Human Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199227341
eISBN:
9780191804274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227341.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the physiological evolution of the hominins and the emergence of their musical capacities. It discusses the physiological, neurological, developmental, and primatalogical ... More


Implications of Music in Hunter-Gatherer Societies

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the roles and musical behaviours in four very different types of hunting and gathering societies from around the world, including the Native Americans of the Plains, the Aka and ... More


Music in Identity IN Adolescence Across School Transition

Jennifer E. Symonds, Jonathan James Hargreaves, and Marion Long

in Handbook of Musical Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199679485
eISBN:
9780191759994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679485.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

When children move schools in early adolescence (age 10–14 years), they encounter music subject specialist teachers, more resources for learning music in classrooms, increased opportunity to enroll ... More


Producers, DJs, VJs, Fans, and the Performance of Nor-tec

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Nor-tec Rifa!: Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326376
eISBN:
9780199851652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326376.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the performance of Nor-tec as an interactive event and as a process where role playing is crucial in the staging and construction of multiple identities. It focuses both on ... More


Palaeolithic Music Archaeology 1: Pipes

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines archaeological evidence for the existence of pipes or flutes in the first Homo sapiens in Europe around 40,000 years ago. It analyses examples excavated from the Arc Valley ... More


Starbucks Doesn’t Sell Hot Cross Buns: Embracing New Priorities for Pre-service Music Teacher Preparation Programs

Frank Abrahams

in Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199384747
eISBN:
9780199384778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384747.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

College music education curricula should be based on four fundamental principles that will guide the development of behaviors and enduring understandings and the acquisition of a critical ... More


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