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Abeles, Hal – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2009
The researcher sought to examine gender associations across three decades to determine if changes in the sex stereotyping of musical instruments has occurred. First, the study examined the paired comparison gender-instrument rankings of 180 college students. The results confirmed a reduction of instrument gender associations reported in the 1990s.…
Descriptors: Females, Musical Instruments, Males, Gender Differences
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Wesolowski, Brian C.; Amend, Ross M.; Barnstead, Thomas S.; Edwards, Andrew S.; Everhart, Matthew; Goins, Quentin R.; Grogan, Robert J., III; Herceg, Amanda M.; Jenkins, S. Ira; Johns, Paul M.; McCarver, Christopher J.; Schaps, Robin E.; Sorrell, Gary W.; Williams, Jonathan D. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to describe the development of a valid and reliable rubric to assess secondary-level solo instrumental music performance based on principles of invariant measurement. The research questions that guided this study included (1) What is the psychometric quality (i.e., validity, reliability, and precision) of a scale…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Measurement Techniques
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Koops, Lisa Huisman – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to describe children's lived experience of enjoyment during musical play. Data sources included class video from 15 weeks of a 24-week extracurricular music class for 4- to 7-year-olds taught by the researcher, parent-filmed video of child participant music-making in home settings during the same…
Descriptors: Music, Phenomenology, Play, Young Children
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Mornell, Adina; Wulf, Gabriele – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
Two experiments are reported in which skilled musicians playing different instruments performed a piece of their choice under various attentional focus conditions. In the external focus condition, they were asked to focus on playing for the audience and the expressive sound of the music. In the internal focus condition, they were asked to focus on…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Expertise
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Howard, Karen – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this ethnographic study was to examine student outcomes of a curriculum designed to address the overlapping aims and practices of music education and multicultural education ideals in a fifth-grade music class. The following questions guided the research: What are the student outcomes as a result of a traditional music curriculum…
Descriptors: Music Education, Curriculum, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Wolf, Anna; Kopiez, Reinhard – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2018
In the following study, we have developed an assessment instrument for the practice-dependent skill of analytical hearing following a strict test theoretical validation, resulting in the Musical Ear Training Assessment (META). By means of three pilot studies, a developmental study, and a validation study, we verified a one-dimensional test model…
Descriptors: Scores, Music, Musicians, Human Body
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Sinsel, Tiffany J.; Dixon, Wallace E., Jr.; Blades-Zeller, Elizabeth – Journal of Research in Music Education, 1997
Observes that biological sex is an important determinant of whether elementary students persevere in musical instrument training and hypothesizes that psychological sex-type may also play an important role. Shows that psychological sex-type directly impacts choice of instrument type. Suggests applications to musical instrument education. (DSK)
Descriptors: Child Psychology, Gender Issues, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Brenner, Brenda; Strand, Katherine – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2013
What does it mean to teach musical expression to child performers? Is it teaching how to interpret a piece of music "correctly," or is there more involved? In this case study, we explored the beliefs and practices of five teachers who specialized in teaching children to perform in a variety of musical performance areas, including violin,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Singing, Theater Arts
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Zervoudakes, Jason; Tanur, Judith M. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 1994
Reports on a study of student preference for musical instruments over 3 decades in 600 elementary, secondary, and colleges. Finds that gender-based segregation has increased at the high school and college level, but findings at the elementary level are inconclusive. (CFR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Higher Education, Males
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Gruenhagen, Lisa M.; Whitcomb, Rachel – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2014
Despite historic and ongoing support for the inclusion of improvisation in the elementary general music curriculum, music educators consistently report challenges with implementation of improvisational activities in their classes. This study was designed to examine (a) the extent to which improvisational activities were occurring in the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Creative Activities, Questionnaires
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Roesler, Rebecca A. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2017
The purposes of the present study were to identify the teacher behaviors that preceded learners' active participation in solving musical and technical problems and describe learners' roles in the problem-solving process. I applied an original model of problem solving to describe the behaviors of teachers and students in 161 rehearsal frames…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Problem Solving, Feedback (Response), Teaching Methods
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Mantie, Roger; Tan, Leonard – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate participant involvement in community wind bands through the lens of organizational theory to inform the music education profession about community wind bands as an "expressive" voluntary association with potential for lifelong participation. Twenty-eight informants were drawn from three…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Music Activities, Organizational Theories, Music Education
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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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Royston, Natalie Steele; Springer, D. Gregory – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the beliefs of applied music faculty on desirable traits of prospective music education majors. Respondents (N = 326), who were sampled from 73 National Association of Schools of Music-accredited institutions in the United States, completed a survey instrument developed to determine the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Majors (Students), Music Teachers, Personality Traits
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Brittin, Ruth V. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2014
Listeners ("N" = 543) in grades 4, 5, and 6 rated their preference for 10 instrumental and vocal selections from various styles, including four popular music selections with versions performed in English, Spanish, or an Asian language. Participants estimated their identification with Spanish/Hispanic/Latino and Asian cultures, the number…
Descriptors: Listening, Elementary School Students, Preferences, Student Attitudes
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