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Russell, Brian E. – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to test a hypothesized model of solo music performance assessment. Specifically, this study investigates the influence of technique and musical expression on perceptions of overall performance quality. The Aural Musical Performance Quality (AMPQ) measure was created to measure overall performance quality, technique,…
Descriptors: Music, Music Activities, Measures (Individuals), Reliability
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Sano, Mina – World Journal of Education, 2018
This study aims to analyze the developmental characteristics of early childhood musical expressions from a viewpoint of movement elements, and to devise a method to evaluate the development regarding musical expression in early childhood using machine learning. Previous studies regarding motion capture have shown analysis results such as specific…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Music Activities, Music Education, Music Techniques
Russell, Brian E. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to test a hypothesized model of aurally perceived performer-controlled musical factors that influence assessments of performance quality. Previous research studies on musical performance constructs, musical achievement, musical expression, and scale construction were examined to identify the factors that influence…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Performance Based Assessment, Models, Measures (Individuals)
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Nichols, Bryan E. – Contributions to Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore the music-related habits, attitudes, preferences and participation of two members of a university Men's Glee Club. Fieldwork was conducted in twice-weekly meetings of a university glee club plus interviews and off-site observations with two non-music major participants. The participants' experience in a…
Descriptors: Males, Singing, Music Activities, Music Education
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Koops, Lisa Huisman; Kuebel, Christa; Smith, Sarah Starr Alleman – Research Studies in Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this narrative inquiry was to document the musical journey of Sarah, a young mother taking piano lessons. The research questions explored how Sarah's journey influenced her young children's musical expressions, their expressed desires to participate in music outside of their current experiences, and Sarah's experience of musical…
Descriptors: Mothers, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Parent Influence
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Wallerstedt, Cecilia; Pramling, Niklas – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2016
In the present study we investigate what problems adolescents in year-nine compulsory school face when trying to learn to play a song together, how they take on these, and how their teacher responds to these problems. The studied practice, where students are to form a band and learn to play a song together in music class, is an example of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Informal Education, Grade 8, Adolescents
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Perrine, William M. – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2013
On September 9, 2009, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that officials from Everett School District #2 in Mill Creek, Washington did not violate student Kathryn Nurre's constitutional rights to free speech by denying the Jackson High School Wind Ensemble the opportunity to perform an instrumental version of Franz Biebl's "Ave…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, State Church Separation, Constitutional Law, Art Expression
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Soto, Amanda C. – Music Educators Journal, 2008
Conjunto music is representative of Tejano identity and is an important American musical expression. It is a symbol of a physical and cultural sphere where "Texas Mexicans" have had to "negotiate a life on the border between two countries with different attitudes regarding history, culture, language, economics, and politics.…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Cultural Influences, Mexican Americans, Music Education
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Cooper, Shelly; Cardany, Audrey Berger – General Music Today, 2008
The Musical Play program is designed to assist children ages 2 to 5 and their parents. The program creators sought to help families build a repertoire of songs and activities for everyday living and to encourage musical play at home. The program includes developmentally appropriate songs, materials, and activities and incorporates a wide variety…
Descriptors: Music Education, Play, Music Activities, Language Acquisition
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Hernández-Bravo, Juan R.; Cardona-Moltó, M. Cristina; Hernández-Bravo, José A. – Music Education Research, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of an information and communications technology (ICT)-based individualised music education programme on primary students' musical competence. A 2 × 3 aptitude treatment interaction factorial design was used to assess the impact of the programme as a function of students' musical aptitude (MA)…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Music, Elementary School Students
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Matter, Darryl E. – Childhood Education, 1982
Briefly discusses children's spontaneous musical expressions, outlines stages of children's musical development, and suggests musical experiences for young children. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Developmental Stages, Guidelines, Music Activities, Spontaneous Behavior
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Smith, Janice – Music Educators Journal, 2006
Humans sing to express emotions beyond mere words. Making music transcends literal communication and expresses intense feelings that defy verbal description. Even very young children can, and do, express inexpressible feelings in song. Singing is present in every culture. It provides a sense of community and belonging. Music is a component of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Singing, Teaching Methods, Music Techniques
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Heyworth, John – Issues in Educational Research, 2011
Generalist classroom teachers are being given more responsibility for music education in their schools. How confident and competent are they to do this? I find myself in a position where I am expected to train pre-service generalist teachers to be able to facilitate music in their future classrooms within one unit of music study over a four year…
Descriptors: Music Education, Education Courses, Music, Teachers
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Boyer-White, Rene – Music Educators Journal, 1988
Discusses the need to reach beyond traditional music, especially in urban areas, where the cultural plurality of the United States is reflected in the classrooms. Urges music teachers to guide students toward sensitivity to many types of musical expression. (LS)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism
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Etzkorn, K. Peter – Society, 1976
Asserts that the more differentiated a society, the greater the probability of encountering varied musical forms, and that the social location of musical practice is a relatively independent variable for the forms and quality taken by musical expressions. Discusses a pilot study on the range of musical forms actively practiced in the St. Louis…
Descriptors: Artists, Fine Arts, Music, Music Activities
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