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Girgin, Demet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to investigate fine arts high school students' motivation toward musical instrument education, musical instrument performance self-efficacy beliefs and attitudes as predictors of burnout.In this study,fine arts high school students' levels of, and the relationships among motivation toward musical instrument education,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes, Burnout
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Campayo-Muñoz, Emilia; Cabedo-Mas, Alberto; Hargreaves, David – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This study is based on the premise that emotional skills--comprised of an intrapersonal dimension and an interpersonal dimension--help to achieve personal balance, which in turn can enhance performance. Following from this premise, the improvement of music students' emotional skills might have a positive effect on their musical performance. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Development
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Helton, Benjamin C. – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
As the world's population continues to grow older, retired individuals seek out musical experiences. Many of these musicians are returning to playing in a wind band for the first time in decades, so they are, in essence, beginners again. The learning experiences of adults of returning to band contains both physical and social barriers but…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adult Learning, Musical Instruments, Music Education
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Hill, Kelli E.; Griffith, Kristin R.; Miguel, Caio F. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2020
The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effects of equivalence-based instruction (EBI) on learning to play individual notes and simple songs on the piano. Participants were 4 typically developing children and 4 children with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). They were exposed to a series of auditory-visual…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Evidence Based Practice, Musical Instruments
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Chen, Jason Chi Wai – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This pilot study focuses on the use of mobile tablets to allow secondary students to compose in class with the application "GarageBand." The empirical research has two aims: to demonstrate the possibility of using mobile tablets as a composing device, and to examine professional practices for using mobile technologies in music learning.…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Secondary School Students, Musical Composition
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Gardner, Robert D. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2020
There are many factors that influence the ability to play with accurate intonation, and this Part 1 "Extending the Discussion" article provides background on string intonation, including the physics of intonation, the relationship between stringed instrument technique and intonation, and how students learn to play with accurate…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music Techniques, Accuracy
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Howard, Karen – General Music Today, 2020
Music in Japan is richly varied and includes documented genres dating back more than 1000 years. From classical court music known as "gagaku," to the dramatic music plays in "kabuki," to contemporary J-pop (subgenre of popular music), educators can find a sound to suit every instructional need. The focus here will be on…
Descriptors: Music, Asian Culture, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Bagci, Hakan – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
The primary problem of this study is to determine whether there is a significant relationship between the attitudes towards harmony courses and the piano playing habits of the students. In this study, a correlational survey model was employed. The population of this study consisted of students who are studying at music departments in Turkey during…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Swart, Inette – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This article focuses on the role of access to music education as an agent of social change and as an important way of empowering previously disadvantaged learners, putting this forward as an argument against the proposed downscaling of music in schools as advocated by the government. This narrative inquiry shed light on the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Access to Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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Warnet, Victoria – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the performance trends of middle school, junior/senior high school, and high school ensembles at District Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA) Jazz Band Music Performance Assessments (MPAs) from 2012 to 2017. More specifically, this study investigated the pieces, composers, and arrangers most frequently…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Junior High Schools, High Schools, Musical Instruments
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Singletary, Laura; VanWeelden, Kimberly; Davis, Virginia Wayman – General Music Today, 2020
In the third segment of the series, we explore general music behaviors and techniques that may be incorporated into the secondary performing ensemble in order to provide enrichment and depth to performance-focused instruction. Using research-based evidence and ensemble experience in both the choral and instrumental settings, we will discuss…
Descriptors: Music Education, Performance, Singing, Musical Instruments
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Silvey, Brian A.; Springer, D. Gregory – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2020
The purpose of this replication study was to examine the effects of accompaniment on evaluations of solo instrumental performances. Although previous findings have indicated that instrumental music education majors' evaluations of soloists were not independent of accompaniment, it is unknown whether more experienced evaluators are similarly…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music Activities, Performance
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Zabanal, John-Rine A. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to survey collegiate string musicians on their use of drone accompaniments to improve intonation. A questionnaire was developed and distributed to collegiate string musicians (N = 152). Most participants reported that they used a drone accompaniment as a tool to improve their intonation and that they were introduced…
Descriptors: Music Education, College Students, Musical Instruments, Music Techniques
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Guo, Wei; Cosaitis, Leonard John – Higher Education Studies, 2020
The Xindi Applied Piano Pedagogy (XAPP) was self-formulated by Professor Xindi, the Dean of the Music Education Institute of Xinghai Conservatory of Music (MEIXHCM), in 2001. After a series of scaffolding developments over a decade, the single instrumental teaching method is now developing into a holistic music educational system for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Akutsu, Taichi – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This study, followed by an historical review of Shinichi Suzuki's work, investigated the contemporary and critical issues surrounding the Suzuki Method in Japan. First, the author compared textbooks and recordings of the Suzuki Violin School Volume 1, the Japanese version, published in 1970s to the present edition in Japan. In addition, the study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
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