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ERIC Number: EJ1174553
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0265-0517
Harmony or Discord? Understanding Children's Valuations of a Sistema-Inspired Initiative
Rimmer, Mark
British Journal of Music Education, v35 n1 p43-55 Mar 2018
This article explores children's reflections on the value of their participation in "In Harmony," a social and music education programme whose approach and philosophy derives from the Venezuelan 'El Sistema' ('The System') model. More specifically, through an analysis of participating children's accounts (n = 111) and an exploration of the key patterns evident within children's attribution of value to their "In Harmony" participation, the article highlights a series of ways in which the initiative's approach to music and musical learning threaten to undermine its core aims.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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