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Griffiths, Austin – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
This study examined the nature of inclusion for female and black and minority ethnic (BME) young people in elite-level classical music in England. By contrasting the numbers of female and BME students taking part in elite youth orchestras and music schools with the representation of female and BME compositions in the professional classical music…
Descriptors: Music Education, Classical Music, Inclusion, Whites
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Chen, Jason Chi Wai; O'Neill, Susan A. – Music Education Research, 2020
This study examined 44 students' engagement in the composition of popular and classical music in a computer-mediated environment. The study took place over the course of one school year at a government-funded secondary school in Hong Kong that had 30 iMac music workstations. Participants were 22 Form 3 students (aged 14-15) and 22 Form 4 students…
Descriptors: Musical Composition, Secondary School Students, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Leech-Wilkinson, Daniel – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2016
In classical music composition, whatever thematic or harmonic conflicts may be engineered along the way, everything always turns out for the best. Similar utopian thinking underlies performance: performers see their job as faithfully carrying out their master's (the composer's) wishes. The more perfectly they represent them, the happier the…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Conflict, Peace, Musical Composition
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Després, Jean-Philippe; Burnard, Pamela; Dubé, Francis; Stévance, Sophie – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2017
The growing interest in musical improvisation is exemplified by the body of literatures evidencing the positive impacts of improvisation learning on the musical apprentice's aptitudes and the increasing presence of improvisation in Western classical concert halls and competitions. However, high-level Western classical music improvisers' thinking…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Creative Activities, Semi Structured Interviews, Expertise
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Smiraglia, Christina; Asaah, Gordon Divine; Lacerda, Hanako Sawada – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2018
Although many programs aim to develop students' listening skills and promote the appreciation of Western classical music, relatively few such programs incorporate visual art. This study examined the perceived effectiveness of the Edinburgh International Festival's (EIF) "Art of Listening" program in reaching its stated goals to: develop…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Visual Arts, Music Appreciation, Foreign Countries
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Rolfhamre, Robin – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2020
What happens when a classical music instrument performance course at a Norwegian state university study programme is assessed for quality following a standardized procedure? The article explores frictions and negotiations between managerial quality assurance and classical music performance education in a contextual sense, focusing particularly on…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Music Teachers, Music Activities, Music Education
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Osmanoglu, Devrim Erginsoy; Yilmaz, Hüseyin – International Education Studies, 2019
Psychological and spiritual effects of music on people have been revealed by various studies and still continue to be investigated. The sound which has existed since the first formation of the universe; and music and music therapy which are as old as the history of mankind have constituted one of the treatment methods widely investigated at…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Anxiety, Well Being, College Students
Falcon, Evelyn – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine if there is any relationship on reading comprehension when background classical music is played in the setting of a 7th and 8th grade classroom. This study also examined if there was a statistically significant difference in test anxiety when listening to classical music while completing a test. Reading…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Correlation, Reading Comprehension, Grade 7
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Asia, Daniel – Academic Questions, 2010
A few articles have appeared recently regarding the subject of the health of classical music (or more broadly, the fine arts) in America. These include "Classical Music's New Golden Age," by Heather Mac Donald, in the "City Journal" and "The Decline of the Audience," by Terry Teachout, in "Commentary." These articles appeared around the time of…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Fine Arts, Audiences, Music Education
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Bull, Anna – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2016
This article asks why classical music in the UK, which is consumed and practiced by the middle and upper classes, is being used as a social action program for working-class children in British music education schemes inspired by El Sistema. Through exploring the discourse of the social benefits of classical music in the late nineteenth century, a…
Descriptors: Social Class, Gender Differences, Sexual Identity, Music Education
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de Reizabal, Margarita Lorenzo; Benito Gómez, Manuel – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
In the field of higher music education conservatories, and more specifically in the so-called 'classical music', the first steps towards research regarding entrepreneurship are being taken, although the main obstacles to overcome are still at a conceptual level (to define what is entrepreneurship in this field, what the profile of a musician…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Entrepreneurship, Music Education, Higher Education
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Asia, Daniel – Academic Questions, 2010
How is the tradition of Western classical music faring on university campuses? Before answering this question, it is necessary to understand what has transpired with classical music in the wider culture, as the relationship between the two is so strong. In this article, the author discusses how classical music has taken a big cultural hit in…
Descriptors: Campuses, Classical Music, Music Reading, Universities
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Sakin, Ajda Senol – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The debates of music historians, composers, and performers on difficulties in understanding the 20th and 21st Centuries international classical music and the reasons have been ongoing for years. The opinions of music education students on this matter and their interests in music of these periods are a matter of curiosity. With this research,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Student Attitudes, Classical Music, Musical Composition
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Hess, Juliet – Music Education Research, 2018
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra presents a series of youth concerts each year to introduce and attract younger audiences to the symphony. Music teachers often attend these concerts with students, and the importance of such experiences is frequently emphasised and normalised. This article explores the historical roots of the following relations,…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music Education, Music Teachers, Social Bias
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Lam, Megan – General Music Today, 2018
This article discusses how the scarcity of female representation in music history curriculums, music textbooks, and traditional classical music repertoire affects student aspirations for professional careers in music and the way in which students relate to the music. The role of political issues and social movements in the classroom, such as those…
Descriptors: Females, Music Education, Disproportionate Representation, Gender Issues
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