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Lafontant Di Niscia, Attilio – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2019
In this article, I visualize the relationship between tonewood exploitation and the import of musical instruments for Venezuela's El Sistema, with the participation of the Venezuelan State, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and manufacturing companies from China and the Global North. My basis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments, Music Activities, Musicians
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Prodan, Angelica – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2017
After discussing some of the drawbacks of using Skype for long distance music lessons, Angelica Prodan describes three different types of Artificial Reality (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed or Merged Reality). She goes on to describe the beneficial applications of technology, with results otherwise impossible to achieve in areas such…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Musical Instruments
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Ho, Wai-Chung – Gender and Education, 2009
This paper examines the extent of gender differences, and discusses the role of gender in musical instrument learning. It focuses on the collective instrumental experiences of 1493 Chinese students (774 boys and 719 girls attending grades 7-13) within Western and non-Western musical traditions in Hong Kong. The discussion draws attention to gender…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Gender Bias
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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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Bell, Adam Patrick – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2015
The proliferation of computers, tablets, and smartphones has resulted in digital audio workstations (DAWs) such as GarageBand in being some of the most widely distributed musical instruments. Positing that software designers are dictating the music education of DAW-dependent music-makers, I examine the fallacy that music-making applications such…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Technology, Computer Software, Music Activities
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Shieh, Eric; Allsup, Randall Everett – Music Educators Journal, 2016
Musical independence has always been an essential aim of musical instruction. But this objective can refer to everything from high levels of musical expertise to more student choice in the classroom. While most conceptualizations of musical independence emphasize the demonstration of knowledge and skills within particular music traditions, this…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Citizen Participation, Expertise
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Johansson, Mats – Music Education Research, 2015
This article examines the formative interaction between instrumental technique and musical style by analysing different approaches to the violin/fiddle. It is argued that technique is constitutive of style and that musical concepts are intimately related to the accumulated experience of sensations associated with handling the instrument in a…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Correlation, Teaching Methods
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Ilari, Beatriz – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2018
Although teachers work constantly with parents, discussions concerning parental roles in children's music learning are often left at the margins in music teacher training programs. The aim of this article is to offer a review of musical parenting research from an ecological perspective. Bronfenbrenner's bioecological theory of human development is…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Parents, Parent Influence
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Torchon, Jeffrey – Music Educators Journal, 2018
One of the most distinctive musical genres that originated in Cuba over the past century is "cha-cha-chá," which is attributed to Enrique Jorrín during the 1950s. The popularity of this music has grown considerably since its genesis, as evidenced by the vast array of repertoire, the multitude of bands performing it, and its prevalence in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Dance
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Wall, Michael Patrick – Music Educators Journal, 2018
In schools, band is often seen as a class where students and teachers can be creative. But is this true? Many schools use a traditional band model, which may not allow space for creative activities. This article, inspired by the "Music Educators Journal" March 2017 special focus on teaching for musical creativity, examines and critiques…
Descriptors: Creativity, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Godwin, Louise – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2019
This essay represents my attempt to develop an expanded voice-as-researcher. My intent is to create a space for an improvisatory and playful process of self-discovery through writing aimed at extracting deeply-held, even concealed, possibilities rarely invoked in my practices as researcher. To facilitate this process of self-discovery, I use a…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Ethnography, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Bartolome, Sarah J. – General Music Today, 2011
This article explores issues of authenticity related to adapting world music examples for classroom instruments and suggests ways to engage students in active, participatory music-making activities derived from diverse musical cultures. Several lesson plan segments are provided to aid general music specialists in implementing "play along"…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Student Participation, Cultural Awareness
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Chen-Hafteck, Lily; Schraer-Joiner, Lyn – Music Education Research, 2011
This multiple case study examined the musical experiences of five hard-of-hearing/deaf children (hearing loss ranging from 35-95 dB) and four typical-hearing children, ages 3-4. Their responses to various musical activities were observed and analysed using flow indicators. It was found that both groups of children: (1) were capable of engaging in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Individual Characteristics, Music, Music Activities
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Almqvist, Cecilia Ferm – Music Education Research, 2019
Earlier research has stated that there is a risk that traditional gender roles are conserved in non-formal popular music education, which might challenge teachers when it comes to offering equal learning opportunities. This article presents results from an interview study regarding the situation of female electric guitarists in popular music…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Equal Education, Females
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Meleshkina, Elena Anatolyevna; Scherbakova, Anna Iosifovna; Korsakova, Irina Anatolyevna; Slavina, Elena Vladimirovna; Kazakova, Irina Sergeevna – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The article is devoted to the reflection on the problem of the "immersion" in the artistic world of a composer's creative work in a piano class in the beginning of the 21st century. The wealth and diversity of the music material for piano players determine the new quality of understanding music and set high goals and objectives for a…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Musical Composition, Musicians
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