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Learning, teaching, and musical identity : voices across cultures

Author: Lucy Green
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2011.
Series: Counterpoints (Bloomington, Ind.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Musical identity raises complex, multifarious, and fascinating questions. Discussions in this new study consider how individuals construct their musical identities in relation to their experiences of formal and informal music teaching and learning. Each chapter features a different case study situated in a specific national or local sociomusical context, spanning 20 regions across the world. Subjects range from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Green
ISBN: 9780253356031 0253356032 9780253222930 0253222931
OCLC Number: 609532443
Description: vi, 319 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The permeable classroom : Learning, teaching, and musical identity in a remote Australian aboriginal homelands school / Kathryn Marsh --
Popular music listening as "non-resistance" : The cultural reproduction of musical identity in Japanese families / Kyoko Koizumi --
From homeland to Hong Kong : The dual musical experience and identity of diasporic Filipino women / Annie On Nei Mok --
Village, province, and nation : Aspects of identity in children's learning of music and dance in Bali / Peter Dunbar-Hall --
Music for a postcolonial child : Theorizing Malaysian memories / Roe-Min Kok --
Continuity and change : The guru-shishya relationship in karnatic classical music training / Sophie Grimmer --
"Music is in our blood" : Gujarati Muslim musicians in the UK / John Baily --
Greek popular music and the construction of musical identities by Greek-Cypriot school children / Avra Pieridou-Skoutella --
Music-learning and the formation of local identity through the philharmonic society wind bands of Corfu / Zoe Dionyssiou --
Playing with Barbie : Exploring South African township children's musical games as resources for pedagogy / Susan Harrop-Allin --
Personal, local, and national identities in Ghanaian performance ensembles / Trevor Wiggins --
Music festivals in the Lapland region : Constructing identities through musical events / Sidsel Karlsen --
Shaping a music teacher identity in Sweden / Eva Georgii-Hemming --
Icelandic men and their identity in songs and in singing / Robert Faulkner --
Discovering and affirming musical identity through extracurricular music-making in English secondary schools / Stephanie Pitts --
Scottish traditional music : Identity and the "carrying stream" / Charles Byrne --
Performance, transmission, and identity among Ireland's new generation of traditional musicians / John O'Flynn --
Fostering a "musical say" : Identity, expression, and decision making in a US school ensemble / Sharon G. Davis --
Diversity, identity, and learning styles among students in a Brazilian university / Heloisa Feichas --
SIMPhonic island : Exploring musical identity and learning in virtual space / Sheri E. Jaffurs.
Series Title: Counterpoints (Bloomington, Ind.)
Responsibility: edited by Lucy Green.
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Green invites twenty authors from all corners of the globe to contribute evidence based research to this book . . . From these fascinating, highly readable accounts, Green pulls out some emerging Read more...

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