The child as musician : a handbook of musical development (Musical score, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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The child as musician : a handbook of musical development

Author: Gary McPherson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : English
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How do musical skills develop in children? What factors influence their development? What factors inhibit their development? This is a comprehensive handbook of musical development from conception to  Read more...

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Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Gary McPherson
ISBN: 9780198530312 0198530315 9780198530329 0198530323
OCLC Number: 757297532
Description: xxi, 501 p. : ill., notation musicale ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ; SECTION 1 - DEVELOPMENT ; 1. Prenatal development ; 2. Infants as musical connoisseurs ; 3. The musical brain ; 4. What develops in musical development? ; 5. Musicality ; SECTION 2 - ENGAGEMENT ; 6. Exposure to music: the truth about consequences ; 7. Musical preference and taste in childhood and adolescence ; 8. Musical literacy ; 9. Aesthetic response ; 10. The perception of emotion in music ; SECTION 3 - DIFFERENCES ; 11. Developing motivation ; 12. Giftedness and talent ; 13. Including everyone ; 14. Music therapy for children ; SECTION 4 - SKILLS ; 15. Musical play ; 16. Singing and vocal development ; 17. Playing an instrument ; 18. The individual and social worlds of children's musical creativity ; 19. Computers and technology ; SECTION 5 - CONTEXTS ; 20. Historical perspectives ; 21. Global practices ; 22. Cultural traditions ; 23. Positive youth musical engagement ; 24. Musician identity formation
Responsibility: edited by Gary E. McPherson.

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This timely, fascinating and thought-provoking set of essays, says editor Gary McPherson, sets out to 'celebrate the richness and diversity of the many different ways in which children can engage in Read more...

 
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