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Discovering the Musical Mind: A view of creativity as learning

Jeanne Bamberger


The book is a collection of the author’s papers from 1970 to 2010, bringing together a body of research currently scattered across a range of journals, or simply no longer available. It includes her first study of Beethoven’s original fingerings, her beginning work with children’s invented notations, close observations and analysis of children in the Laboratory for Making Things, studies of musically gifted children, and the emergent musical development of students in elementary-secondary school and university undergraduate and graduate studies. The observations and research lead to the develo ... More

Keywords: development, music, educational, psychology, learning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199589838
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589838.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeanne Bamberger, author
Professor Emerita of Music and Urban Education, MIT, USA

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Part I Beginnings

Part II Developing the Musical Mind

Part III Designing Educational Environments

Part IV Computer as Sandbox

Part V Summing Up

End Matter