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The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Janet R. Barrett and Peter R. Webster


This volume addresses topics of change in music teaching and learning in the twenty-first century. Using the musical experiences that result from performance, composition, improvisation, and listening as a base, this book provides new thinking about long-standing teaching practices. Chapters focus on both the philosophical and the practical aspects of teaching music in today’s educational environment, which reflects social and cultural settings of great complexity. In so doing, the reader is challenged to consider avenues for reform in music education while respecting the traditions of past ge ... More

Keywords: change, music teaching, music learning, musical experience, reform

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199363032
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janet R. Barrett, editor
University of Illinois

Peter R. Webster, editor
Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California

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