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Daly, Diane K. – Music Education Research, 2022
Swiss educator, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze observed over 100 years ago that often music conservatoires focus primarily on the development of technique and repertoire, at the expense of musicianship. His embodied approach to music education aims to connect all our faculties, emotional, corporeal and intellectual, through experiencing music making, in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Teaching Methods, Musicians
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Brandl, Dave; Croke, Bill – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2021
Ukuleles are becoming more widespread in Montessori classrooms. In this article, the authors answer questions teachers may have about having a uke in their classroom, such as: "How do I start?" "Where would I buy an instrument?" "What do I look for?" "What's it going to cost?" "How long will it…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Montessori Method, Music Activities, Integrated Activities
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Hill, Stuart Chapman – Research Studies in Music Education, 2022
With the intent of informing the practice of music teachers navigating "multi-musicality" in their classrooms, this qualitative study, employing case study and narrative research tools, investigates the experiences of three musical "boundary crossers"--professional musicians whose work traverses the popular-classical divide.…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Case Studies, Musicians
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Giesbrecht, Maia; Andrews, Bernard W. – String Research Journal, 2021
This article presents the findings of a study that explored the composition of Canadian educational music. Particularly, the authors focus on the analyses of composers' scores on creating new string compositions for young musicians within the "New Sounds of Learning Project." On a macro level, the composers predominantly composed…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music Education, Musical Composition, Foreign Countries
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Ömür, Özlem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2022
In this study, the American pianist and composer Jeff Manookian's "Etudes for the Intermediate Pianist" method was examined. In this qualitative study, the descriptive research model was employed and the literature was scanned through document review. As a result of the examination, no study was found on Manookian's piano etudes. To that…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music, Difficulty Level
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Voronkin, Oleksii – Physics Teacher, 2022
The integration of physics, music, and mathematics has long been used to increase students' interest and motivation in these subjects. For example, previous articles in this journal have shown how to teach physical concepts in a musical context, use a smartphone to check the resonant frequencies of whistles, use a smartphone to examine the spectra…
Descriptors: Spectroscopy, Music, Musical Instruments, Physics
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Geringer, John M.; Bugaj, Kasia; Geringer, Katie A. – String Research Journal, 2021
This report is a summary of two studies. In the first, we compared examples of Irish fiddle performances with Western classical violin performances. Acoustical analyses showed that both classical examples produced average spectral centroids higher in frequency, higher harmonic to noise ratios, more use of vibrato, more disjunct intervals, and less…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Classical Music, Folk Culture, Acoustics
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Koopal, Wiebe – Ethics and Education, 2022
In this article I venture the hypothesis that music confronts education with the possibility to think violence in ways that are both inherently educational and radically "affirmative." Beginning with a reflection on a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, which emphatically evokes the violence within the genesis of music, I then move in a…
Descriptors: Music, Violence, Poetry, Correlation
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Stolz, Barbara Ann – International Journal of Music Education, 2022
Sustaining a career in music by pursuing multiple paths, usually performing and teaching, is neither new nor unusual. In this article, I consider another option--the musician-writer--to demonstrate how the process used to create in one's primary field or career path may be transferrable to the pursuit of new endeavors. Analyzing and comparing the…
Descriptors: Musicians, Music Education, Creativity, Career Development
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Topçuoglu, Umut Deniz – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2022
In this study, the operability and teachability of the Orkhon script (tamgha writing) notation system, which was developed for the mouth harp instrument, was checked. The process in question was examined in three sub-dimensions. In this context, the structure of the notation system developed for the mouth harp instrument, the relationship between…
Descriptors: Musical Composition, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Turkish
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Ekici, Tülay – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2022
The human voice is an alive, natural instrument belonging to the human body and most beautiful tool for the individual to express himself. When evaluated from a musical point of view; the human voice, the first known musical instrument in the history of music, is the oldest, most natural and most valuable of musical instruments. This privileged…
Descriptors: Singing, Musical Instruments, Research, Holistic Approach
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Oztutgan, Kaan – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2021
The aim of this research is to contribute to students, trainers and performers by examining the materials prepared for the effective and fast performance of the scales. As a descriptive study, literature review and document analysis were used in the analysis of the data. The results of this study revealed that guitarists should determine a sitting…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Human Body, Teaching Methods
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Schaschke, Carl – School Science Review, 2021
Creating pleasant musical sounds by vibrating the strings of musical instruments such as guitars and violins is the result of the type of instrument played as well as the mastery of the player. This article explains the physics of vibrating strings caused either by a bow drawn over them or by being plucked, and provides a simple analysis to…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Physics, Scientific Concepts, Music
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Springer, D. Gregory; Silvey, Brian A. – International Journal of Music Education, 2022
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of focus of attention instructions (i.e. focus on the solo, accompaniment, or collaboration) on listeners' performance evaluations. Participants (N = 159) were inservice band directors who listened to and evaluated the accuracy and expressivity of four excerpts of Haydn's "Concerto for…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Musical Instruments, Student Evaluation
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Gurler, Demet Aydinli – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2022
The aim of the study is to contribute to the repertoire of piano teaching by conducting a musical analysis of the piano album 'Inci'nin Kitabi'. The research is an example of a case study, one of the qualitative research techniques. Each piece in the research has been evaluated individually according to the elements determined in line with the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Teaching Methods, Case Studies
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