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  • The Science and Psychology of Music Performanceby Richard Parncutt; Gary McPherson

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 44.99

    Music educators and practicing musicians have failed to benefit as much as they could from the past two decades of music psychology research. In this volume, Parncutt and McPherson propose to improve the situation by describing new approaches, informed by recent psychological research, to teaching music, learning music, and making music at all educational... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2by Gary McPherson; Graham Welch

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 169.99

    The two volumes of The Oxford Handbook of Music Education offer a comprehensive overview of the many facets of musical experience, behavior and development in relation to the diverse variety of educational contexts in which they occur. In these volumes, contributors from around the world celebrate the diverse nature of music education internationally... more...

  • The Child as Musicianby Gary E. McPherson

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 114.99

    The new edition of 'The Child as Musician' celebrates the richness and diversity of the many different ways in which children can engage in and interact with music. It presents theory - both cutting edge and classic - in an accessible way for readers by surveying research concerned with the development and acquisition of musical skills more...

  • Musical Prodigiesby Gary E. McPherson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 97.99

    This books breaks new ground in presenting the first scientific exploration on the topic of musical prodigies. It brings together research from a range of disciplines, including psychology, neurobiology, and genetics, to provide a thorough exploration of prodigious talent more...

  • Music Learning and Teaching in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescenceby Gary McPherson; Graham Welch

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 19.99

    Music Learning and Teaching in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence explores a comprehensive array of key issues, concepts, and debates related to music learning and teaching in three phases of a child's development. It provides a broad framework for understanding the distinct needs and perspectives of infants, children, and adolescents as they relate... more...

  • Vocal, Instrumental, and Ensemble Learning and Teachingby Gary McPherson; Graham Welch

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 16.99

    Vocal, Instrumental, and Ensemble Learning and Teaching emphasizes the types of active musical attributes that are acquired when learning an instrument or to sing, together with how these skills can be used when engaging musically with others. more...

  • Free to Be Musicalby Lee Higgins; Patricia Shehan Campbell; Gary McPherson

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 35.00

    Free to Be Musical: Group Improvisation in Music is for those who lead musical experiences in the lives of children, youth, and adults. Offering a set of experiences to inspire creative musical expression, this book will prove useful for music education majors, practicing music teachers, community musicians, and music therapists alike. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1by Gary E. McPherson; Graham F. Welch

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 194.99

    The two volumes of The Oxford Handbook of Music Education offer a comprehensive overview of the many facets of musical experience, behavior and development in relation to the diverse variety of educational contexts in which they occur. In these volumes, an international list of contributors update and redefine the discipline through fresh and innovative... more...

  • Music and Music Education in People's Livesby Gary E. McPherson; Graham F. Welch

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 19.99

    Music and Music Education in People's Lives provides a broad framework for understanding the content and context of music education, examining the philosophical, psychological, cultural, international, and contextual issues that underpin a wide variety of teaching environments or individual attributes. As a whole, the volume explores how the discipline... more...

  • Special Needs, Community Music, and Adult Learningby Gary E. McPherson; Graham F. Welch

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 16.99

    Special Needs, Community Music, and Adult Learning focuses on issues and topics that help to broaden conceptions of music and musical involvement, while recognizing that development occurs through many forms. By developing sound pedagogical approaches that are tailored to take account of all learners, it endeavors to move from making individual adaptations... more...