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ERIC Number: EJ845408
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-0255-7614
Didaktik of Music: A German Concept and Its Comparison to American Music Pedagogy
Kertz-Welzel, Alexandra
International Journal of Music Education, v22 n3 p277-286 2004
"Didaktik" of music is the science and art of teaching music in terms of determining goals, contents and methods. It is both a scholarly field of research and a teacher's craft. "Didaktik" raises issues which neither curriculum research nor pedagogical methodology address in the same way. The main intent of this article is to present important issues concerning the German "Didaktik" of music, and to make comparisons to the approaches in the United States. By framing "Didaktik" in view of American music education as a prominent and familiar system, both practical and theoretical issues may be clarified. The concept of a comparative "Didaktik" of music is also introduced, allowing for more specific questions of pedagogy and curriculum to be raised which do not feature in studies to date. (Contains 9 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; United States