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Uygun, Mehtap Aydiner; Kilinçer, Özlem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
The purpose of this study is to develop a valid and reliable scale to identify the strategies students who study instrumental music use during the practice and learning of instrumental music based on their own responses. The study group comprised of 358 students studying music education in five universities in the academic year of 2015 to 2016.…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Music Education
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Simones, Lilian Lima – Music Education Research, 2017
Music performance in the higher educational context is shaped by a reciprocal chain of interactions between students, part-time tutors and full-time teaching staff, each with specific expectations about the teaching and learning process. Such expectations can provide valuable insights not only for designing and implementing meaningful educational…
Descriptors: Music Education, Performance, Singing, Musical Instruments
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Mick, James – Contributions to Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate and describe various vibrato characteristics of university double bass students. The primary objectives were: (1) to describe vibrato rate and width for commonly used fingers in first, fourth, and thumb positions; (2) to investigate whether students initiate vibrato in an upward or downward direction;…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music Techniques, College Students, Acoustics
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Burwell, Kim – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
In recent years researchers have contributed a great deal to our shared understanding of the complexities of studio practices, which are widely regarded as a centre-point of higher education music. This article investigates an aspect of studio learning that does not lend itself easily to scrutiny, by drawing common issues from the cases of two…
Descriptors: Music Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Musical Instruments
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Demirci, Sirin Akbulut – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The article presents the results of a study carried out within the scope of a project entitled, "Arranged Bursa Folk Songs for Fourhands Piano Extended Piano Techniques and Teaching in Music Education Departments." It is number KUAP (E)-2014/28 of the Uludag University Scientific Research Projects Unit and was supported by the Bursa…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Folk Culture
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Farmer, Joe; Thrasher, Michael; Fumo, Nelson – Texas Music Education Research, 2014
Exposure to high sound levels may lead to a variety of hearing abnormalities, including Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL). Pre-professional university music majors may experience frequent exposure to elevated sound levels, and this may have implications on their future career prospects (Jansen, Helleman, Dreschler & de Laat, 2009). Studies…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Hearing Impairments, College Students, Majors (Students)
Pelayo, Jose Maria G., III.; Jao, Rodolfo V.; Pelayo, Jose Juancho S. – Online Submission, 2014
The research study involved sixty one (61) respondents (20 male and 41 females) Convenience sampling was used to select the respondents. All of the respondents are students of Systems Plus College Foundation taking up the subject General Psychology. Average age of the respondents is 18 years old. Based on the gathered data, all of the respondents…
Descriptors: College Students, Musical Instruments, Student Attitudes, Classical Music
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Johnson, Christopher M.; Madsen, Clifford K.; Geringer, John M. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of the present investigation was to investigate music students' tempo changes of a soloist's performance in an excerpt from Mozart's "Concerto No. 1 in D Major for Horn and Orchestra." We then compared the composite rubato pattern to tendencies found in a previous investigation using Mozart's "Concerto No. 2 in E[flat] Major for Horn…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Musicians, Music Activities, Performance Based Assessment
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Mantie, Roger – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2012
Large ensembles (e.g., choirs-orchestras-bands) have become prominent fixtures in most secondary schools and university schools/faculties of music in Canada and the United States. At the secondary school level, large ensembles have become, in effect, practically synonymous with the words "music education." This article derives from the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Secondary Schools, Music, Foreign Countries
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Nielsen, Siw G. – Research Studies in Music Education, 2015
This article reports on the self-regulated learning strategies of two advanced students in jazz/improvised music education when learning pre-played solos over well-known jazz tunes. The students were enrolled in a well-established performance degree programme in a music conservatoire, and videotaped their own individual practice sessions. In…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Self Management, Learning Strategies
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Watson, Kevin E. – Music Education Research, 2015
The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine the practice strategies that collegiate music majors chose to employ in preparing for a jazz improvisation performance, and the relationships among selected practice behaviours and achievement in instrumental jazz improvisation. Participants for the study (N = 62) were enrolled as music majors…
Descriptors: Music Education, Drills (Practice), Achievement, Creativity
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Bergee, Martin J. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2015
This study used exploratory (EFA) and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to verify a theoretical structure for high school concert band performance and to test that structure for viability, generality, and invariance. A total of 101 university students enrolled in two different bands rated two high school band performances (a "first"…
Descriptors: High School Students, Musical Instruments, Music Activities, Factor Analysis
Akbulut Demirci, Sirin; Sungurtekin, Mete; Yilmaz, Nilüfer; Engür, Doruk – Online Submission, 2015
The article is composed of the results of the study carried out within the scope of the project entitled "Extended Piano Techniques and Teaching in Music Education Departments." Within the scope of the project, 16 students taking education at Music Education Department, Uludag University, learned six pieces composed for the project via…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music Techniques, Musical Instruments
Özen, Çagla; Onuray Egilmez, Hatice; Engür, Doruk – Online Submission, 2017
This study seeks to analyze pre-service music teachers' attitudes towards the piano lesson and their piano sight-reading skills in terms of academic achievement in the piano lesson, year of study, and gender and reveal the relationship between their attitudes towards the piano lesson and piano sight-reading skills. Descriptive model and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers, Student Attitudes, Musical Instruments
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McHugh-Grifa, Abigail – Contributions to Music Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to compare the relative effectiveness of three "mental" practice strategies: 1) silent, motionless mental practice, 2) singing/vocalizing, and 3) playing "air cello." Traditional physical practice was used as a control condition. Twelve collegiate-level cellists participated in the experiment, from which improvement…
Descriptors: College Students, Musical Instruments, Drills (Practice), Educational Strategies
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