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Author Walker, Robert.

Title Music education [electronic resource] : cultural values, social change and innovation / Robert Walker.

Imprint Springfield : Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 321 pages)
Summary This is an important work that addresses the complex issues surrounding musical meaning and experience, and the Western traditional justification for including music in education. The chapters in this volume examine the important subjects of tradition, innovation, social change, the music curriculum, music in the twentieth century, social strata, culture and music education, psychology, science and music education, including musical values and education. Additional topics include the origins of mania, aesthetics and musical meaning related to concepts that are well-known to the ancient Greeks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-310) and index.
Contents Issues of tradition, innovation and social change -- Mania, aesthetics, and musical meaning -- Justifying music in education : the historical context -- Music is magic : national and cultural identity in popular and art music -- The music curriculum -- Music in the tumultuous, innovative 20th century -- Innovation in the music classroom -- Social strata, culture and music education -- Psychology, science and music education -- Musical values and education.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Music -- Instruction and study -- Social aspects.
School music -- Instruction and study.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Walker, Robert. Music education : cultural values, social change and innovation. Springfield : Charles C. Thomas Publisher, ©2007 9780398077266
ISBN 9780398085445 (electronic bk.)
0398085447 (electronic bk.)
9780398077266 (hard)
0398077266 (hard)
9780398077273 (pbk.)
0398077274 (pbk.)