Music Learning and Teaching in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence: An Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

ISBN : 9780190674595

Gary McPherson; Graham Welch
368 Pages
171 x 248 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
Oxford Handbooks
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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 to music.


Music learning and teaching in infancy and early childhood
Part Editor: Margaret S. Barrett
Chapter 1. Commentary: Music learning and teaching in infancy and
early childhood
Margaret S. Barrett
Chapter 2. Musical lives of infants
Mayumi Adachi and Sandra E. Trehub
Chapter 3. Musicality and musical culture: Sharing narratives of sound
from early childhood
Colwyn Trevarthen and Stephen Malloch
Chapter 4. Music and language in early childhood development and learning
Lily Chen-Hafteck and Esther Mang
Chapter 5. Musical participation from birth to three: Toward a global perspective
Susan Young and Beatriz Ilari
Chapter 6. Creative meaning-making in infants' and young children's musical cultures
Margaret S. Barrett and Johannella Tafuri
Part 2
Music learning and teaching during childhood:
Ages 5-12
Part Editor: Kathryn Marsh
Chapter 7. Commentary: Music learning and teaching during childhood: Ages 5-12
Kathryn Marsh
Chapter 8. Children's ways of learning inside and outside the classroom?
Eve Harwood and Kathryn Marsh
Chapter 9. Creating in music learning contexts
Jackie Wiggins and Magne I. Espeland
Chapter 10. Meaningful connections in a comprehensive approach to the music curriculum
Janet R. Barrett and Kari K. Veblen
Chapter 11. Multiple worlds of childhood: Culture and the classroom
Chee-Hoo Lum and Kathryn Marsh
Chapter 12. Music education in the generalist classroom
Neryl Jeanneret and George M. DeGraffenreid
Chapter 13. Instrumental ensemble learning and performance in
primary and elementary schools
Sharon G. Davis
Part 3
Music learning and teaching during adolescence:
Ages 12-18
Part Editor: Oscar Odena and Gary Spruce
Chapter 14. Commentary: Music learning and teaching during adolescence: Ages 12-18
Oscar Odena and Gary Spruce
Chapter 15. Teaching, learning, and curriculum content
Chris Philpott and Ruth Wright
Chapter 16. Youth culture and secondary education
Randall Everett Allsup, Heidi Westerlund, and Eric Shieh
Chapter 17. Assessment in the secondary music classroom
Martin Fautley and Richard Colwell
Chapter 18. The community music facilitator and school music education
Lee Higgins and Brydie-Leigh Bartleet
Chapter 19. Creativity in the secondary music classroom
Oscar Odena
Chapter 20. Technology in the lives and schools of adolescents
S. Alex Ruthmann and Steven C. Dillon

About the author: 

Gary E. McPherson studied music education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, before completing a master of music education at Indiana University, a doctorate of philosophy at the University of Sydney, and a Licentiate and Fellowship in trumpet performance through Trinity College, London. He is the Ormond Professor and Director of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne, and has served as National President of the Australian Society for Music Education and President of the International Society for Music Education. His research interests are broad and his approach interdisciplinary. His most important research examines the acquisition and development of musical competence, and motivation to engage and participate in music from novice to expert levels. With a particular interest in the acquisition of visual, aural and creative performance skills he has attempted to understand more precisely how music students become sufficiently motivated and self-regulated to achieve ; Graham F. Welch holds the University College London (UCL) Institute of Education Established Chair of Music Education. He is elected Chair of the internationally based Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE), a former President of the International Society for Music Education (ISME), and past co-chair of the Research Commission of ISME. Current Visiting Professorships include the Universities of Queensland (Australia), Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Liverpool (UK). He is an ex-member of the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council's (AHRC) Review College for music and has been a specialist consultant for Government departments and agencies in the UK, Italy, Sweden, USA, Ukraine, UAE, South Africa and Argentina. Publications number over three hundred and fifty and embrace musical development and music education, teacher education, the psychology of music, singing and voice science, and music in special education and disability. Publications are in English, Spanish, Po

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