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Music and language cognition compared I: Acquisition

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

The study of musical improvisation and how musicians acquire this skill allows for a comparison with language acquisition from the perspectives of both perceptual and productive competence. This ... More


Place and Music: Local Opera in Shanghai, 1912–49

Jonathan P. J. Stock

in Huju: Traditional Opera in Modern Shanghai

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262733
eISBN:
9780191734502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262733.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter develops the historical consideration of Shanghai opera begun in Chapter 1, looking now at huju in mid-20th-century Shanghai. Other than the appearance of female performers, in the ... More


Music in our lives: a developmental explanation

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/9780199579297.003.0052
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

One of the distinctive features of the current longitudinal study is a tracing of many points along musical lifelines from childhood to early adulthood. This has allowed researchers to identify ... More


Locations for Musical Learning

Stephanie E. Pitts

in Chances and Choices: Exploring the Impact of Music Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199838752
eISBN:
9780199950065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838752.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Here the life history data is used to examine where musical learning takes place, considering the relationships between home, school and other social contexts where musical skills and attitudes might ... More


Investigating the Impact of Music Education

Stephanie E. Pitts

in Chances and Choices: Exploring the Impact of Music Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199838752
eISBN:
9780199950065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838752.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter introduces the aims and methods of the book, outlining the rationale for using life history accounts to investigate the long-term impact of formative musical influences. Existing ... More


Learning to improvise: Learners’ perspectives

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores learning to improvise from the perspective of the improviser, presenting accounts drawn from interviews with pianists Robert Levin and Malcolm Bilson about how they learned to ... More


Chances, Choices, and Conclusions

Stephanie E. Pitts

in Chances and Choices: Exploring the Impact of Music Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199838752
eISBN:
9780199950065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838752.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Here, the aims of the book are revisited and conclusions drawn about the relevance of this research for educators, policy-makers and researchers. The chapter calls for recognition that the ... More


Lifelong musical development

Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben, and Stephanie Pitts

in Music and mind in everyday life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525578
eISBN:
9780191689352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525578.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses the processes and factors involved in the development of an individual's musical skills throughout his life. It also takes into consideration the maturational processes that ... More


Teaching Music: The Rule of Allegory

Joseph M. Ortiz

in Broken Harmony: Shakespeare and the Politics of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449314
eISBN:
9780801460920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449314.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines pedagogical approaches to music in Renaissance England, paying special attention to the ways in which academic writing about music in the period systematically attempts to ... More


Science and Musical Skills

Andreas C. Lehmann, John A. Sloboda, and Robert H. Woody

in Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146103
eISBN:
9780199851164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146103.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter explains the basic concepts employed in the study of the psychology of music. Assumptions and ideas are clarified, including the linkage between musical activity and its milieu. The ... More


Musical Development: Revisiting a Generic Theory

Keith Swanwick

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/9780195386677.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter explores the developments in musical learning theories and their implications. It highlights Music as Cognition by psychologist Mary Louise Serafine, and considers her identification of ... More


Music In Public and National Conversation: Conferences, Institutions, and Agendas, 1916–1928

Janaki Bakhle

in Two Men and Music: Nationalism and the Making of an Indian Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166101
eISBN:
9780199850501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166101.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the debates and discussions at national music conferences and the two institutions of musical learning set up by Bhatkhande and Paluskar. By the end of the first decade of the ... More


Infants’ auditory sensitivity towards acoustic parameters of speech and music

Christoph Fassbender

in Musical Beginnings: Origins and Development of Musical Competence

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523321
eISBN:
9780191688881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523321.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Many sounds reach the human ear at the same time. In order to get anything meaningful out of these sounds, human perception has to undergo processes that work to group together meaningful sounds and ... More


Functional Organization and Plasticity of Auditory Cortex

Josef P. Rauschecker

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter begins by presenting the basic principles of cortical plasticity. It highlights the improved auditory abilities in the blind. It also addresses the ‘what’ and ‘where’ in auditory cortex. ... More


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