The Origins and Foundations of Music Education: Cross-cultural Historical Studies of Music in Compulsory Schooling (Paperback)

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Gordon Cox, formerly Senior Lecturer in Music Education at the University of Reading, UK, currently serves on the History Standing Committee of the International Society for Music Education.Robin Stevens is a Principal Fellow in the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He was formerly Associate Professor of Music Education at Deakin University, Melbourne Campus, Australia..

This landmark collection explores the origins and foundations of music education across five continents and considers:
- the inclusion of music as part of the compulsory school curriculum in the context of the historical and political landscape
- the aims, objectives and content of the music curriculum
- teaching methods
- the provision and training of teachers of music
- the experiences of pupils

Contributors have been carefully selected to represent countries which have incorporated music into compulsory schooling for a variety of differing reasons giving a diverse collection which will guide future actions and policy.


ISBN 9781441128881
Genre MUSIC / Instruction & Study / General
Format Paperback
Pages 242
Publisher Date 2012-01-05 00:00:00.0
Publisher Bloomsbury USA Academic
Copyright Year 2011
Height 9.25 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.9 lb
Language English
Subtitle Cross-cultural Historical Studies of Music in Compulsory Schooling
Series Name Continuum Studies in Educational Research
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience College/higher education
Country of Origin United States
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