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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 149.95
Critical of technologically determinist assumptions underpinning current educational policy, Victoria Armstrong argues that this growing technicism has grave implications for the music classroom where composition is often synonymous with the music technology suite. The use of computers and associated compositional software in music education is frequently... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 27.99
This is a collection of addresses from the Centennial Congress of MENC: The National Association of Music Education. Noted leaders in music education_including Paul Lehman, Bennett Reimer, Samuel Hope, and Michael Mark_joined Brenda Welburn and Anne Bryant in addressing the challenges and opportunities faced by music educators today. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95
This book documents the impact of democratization, globalization and European integration on the Romanian music education system since the Revolution in 1989. Particular emphasis is placed on government deregulation of public music education. more...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 45.99
This book provides personalized case studies of music programs that are engaging in alternative approaches. The diversity of these real-world case studies will inspire questioning and curiosity, stimulate lively discussion and innovation, and provide much food for thought. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This study provides new information regarding the instruction of American Indian music in Oklahoma, and shows the effect of demographic variables of teachers and students on pedagogical context and practice. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
John Finney examines the child-centred progressive tradition to create a fresh way of evaluating ideas and practices that have evolved since 1950, that have shaped the lives of music teachers and their pupils, and that have now become disfigured, residual and altogether lost in the light of social, cultural and political change. The book is a critique... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 46.99
The Crisis of Classical Music in America by Robert Freeman focuses on solutions for the oversupply of classically trained musicians in America?a growing problem in a diminishing niche job market. Freeman calls for music colleges to focus on vital job skills in order to better equip their graduates for the real world. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 39.95
Popular musicians acquire some or all of their skills and knowledge informally, outside school or university, and with little help from trained instrumental teachers. How do they go about this process? Despite the fact that popular music has recently entered formal music education, we have as yet a limited understanding of the learning practices adopted... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Murray Grodner draws on his distinguished career as a double bass musician and teacher in this compendium of performance philosophy, bowing and phrasing recommendations, tutorials on fingerings and scales, and exercises for bowing and string crossing. Grodner addresses technical obstacles in musical performance, offers advice on instrument and bow... more...