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Palazón, José; Giráldez, Andrea – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This article presents an experiment with a group of secondary school music students in Spain. We used music score sheets enriched with Quick Response codes as a resource for the practice required to play a musical instrument. The first group (n = 56) was compared with another group (n = 56) that used traditional resources (textbooks and compact…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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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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Arriaga Sanz, Cristina; Madariaga Orbea, José-María – Music Education Research, 2014
This paper contains research on the relationship between factors that explain the pupils' perception of music and musical education and their motivation rates to study the subject of music based on motivational explanatory models of cognitive orientation. One hundred and sixteen, sixth-year primary education students belonging to four schools in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Music Education, Student Motivation, Elementary School Students
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Casanova, Oscar; Zarza, Francisco Javier; Orejudo, Santos – Music Education Research, 2018
This study aims to analyse differences in MPA (Musical Performance Anxiety) in students in five Spanish university-level music conservatories according to instrument type (solo or orchestra) and their academic year of enrolment (AYE). A sample of 476 students with a mean age of 22.59, enrolled in different specialties, responded to the K-MPAI…
Descriptors: Music Education, Anxiety, Undergraduate Students, Performance
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Hernández-Bravo, Juan R.; Cardona-Moltó, M. Cristina; Hernández-Bravo, José A. – Music Education Research, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of an information and communications technology (ICT)-based individualised music education programme on primary students' musical competence. A 2 × 3 aptitude treatment interaction factorial design was used to assess the impact of the programme as a function of students' musical aptitude (MA)…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Music, Elementary School Students
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Ros-Morente, Agnès; Oriola-Requena, Salvador; Gustems-Carnicer, Josep; Filella Guiu, Gemma – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Latest studies point out the importance of emotional competencies in young people's education. Music is closely linked to people's personal development and the evidence suggests that there are differences in young people who participate in group music-making activities and young people who do not. In the present study we analysed the…
Descriptors: Musicians, Music Education, Music Activities, Singing
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Gómez-Ullate, Martín; Belmonte Trujillo, José Carlos – Music Education Research, 2016
For each person studying music in formal institutions in Spain, there are at least five others learning and performing in "informal" schools and settings. Choirs and "estudiantinas" or "tunas" are two examples of these informal schools found both in Ibero-America and worldwide. Their place in society and their…
Descriptors: Singing, Music, Case Studies, Music Education
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Marin, Cristina; Echeverria, Ma Puy Perez; Hallam, Susan – British Journal of Music Education, 2012
Musical scores constitute a key element in the development of expertise in musicians from western tonal traditions, since they act as a mediator between the performer and the music itself. Our aim was to study the role of musical scores in instrumental performance practice by analysing the process of learning a new piece of music, as well as the…
Descriptors: Expertise, Music Education, Student Attitudes, Musicians
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Marín, Cristina; Pérez-Echeverría, María-Puy; Scheuer, Nora – Research Papers in Education, 2014
The way in which students and teachers conceive the nature of knowledge and its acquisition has been deeply investigated in recent decades since these conceptions underlie teaching and learning processes themselves. In this study, we analysed how woodwind students from different levels of expertise conceive the process of learning a musical piece.…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music Education, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Jorquera Jaramillo, Maria Cecilia – Music Education Research, 2008
Professional knowledge in teaching is broadly based on personal knowledge. Hence, it is important to build teachers' development out of their initial knowledge. The idea of a sociogenesis of educational knowledge, teacher knowledge and training models as well as teaching models are the basis of this study. It aims to diagnose the knowledge…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Models, Music Teachers
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Marín, Cristina; Scheuer, Nora; Pérez-Echeverría, María-Puy – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
This paper studies conceptions of woodwind students regarding learning and teaching music, within the framework of implicit theories. It analyzes whether there are differences related to participants' instruction level, and whether it is possible to identify profiles according to their conceptions. Sixty-eight students from three different levels…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Learning
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Pacheco-Costa, Alejandra – Music Education Research, 2019
Although playing by ear has important benefits for the development of musicianship, one-to-one instrumental teaching has traditionally overlooked it. The current research describes the strategies applied by three woodwind teachers with their students in a Spanish music school through a multiple-case embedded study. Data were collected through…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Lorenzo de Reizábal, Margarita; Benito Gómez, Manuel – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
Self-observation has proven to be a powerful medium for personal and professional growth and development. This research makes use of self-observation through video to determine the latent structure that underlies the gestures to be learned and mastered by orchestra conducting students. Exploratory Factorial Analysis (EFA) techniques have been…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musicians, Nonverbal Communication
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Casas-Mas, Amalia; Pozo, Juan Ignacio; Montero, Ignacio – British Journal of Music Education, 2014
Current research in music education tends to put the emphasis on learning processes outside formal academic contexts, both to rethink and to renew academic educational formats. Our aim is to observe and describe three music learning cultures simultaneously, including formal, non-formal and informal settings: Classical, Jazz and Flamenco,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Multiple Choice Tests, Questionnaires, Musical Instruments
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Rodríguez, Jesús Rodríguez; Álvarez, Rosa María Vicente – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
Here we present the main findings of a study conducted at the Department of Teaching and School Organization of the University of Santiago de Compostela to explore the perceptions of teachers regarding didactic and music materials used and produced to facilitate teaching in early childhood education. This descriptive and interpretative study…
Descriptors: Music, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers