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ERIC Number: EJ906264
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0265-0517
Craft, Process and Art: Teaching and Learning Music Composition in Higher Education
Lupton, Mandy; Bruce, Christine
British Journal of Music Education, v27 n3 p271-287 Nov 2010
This paper explores models of teaching and learning music composition in higher education. It analyses the pedagogical approaches apparent in the literature on teaching and learning composition in schools and universities, and introduces a teaching model as: learning from the masters; mastery of techniques; exploring ideas; and developing voice. It then presents a learning model developed from a qualitative study into students' experiences of learning composition at university as: craft, process and art. The relationship between the students' experiences and the pedagogical model is examined. Finally, the implications for composition curricula in higher education are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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