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Music Across the Senses: Listening, Learning, and Making Meaning

Jody L. Kerchner


To optimize the lifetime benefits of music enjoyment, students need to learn how to devise independent strategies for listening to music that they can employ long after their formal education is completed. Since music listening is likely to be the predominant musical activity for most students throughout their lives, this book is devoted to helping teachers facilitate student music-listening skill development. Music listening strategies and effective expression of music appreciation are lifelong skills, and they undergird every other musical behavior (e.g., performing, composing, improvising, ... More

Keywords: Music listening, pedagogy, ensembles, perception, assessment, mapping, movement, verbal descriptions, multisensory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199967612
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967612.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jody L. Kerchner, author
Oberlin Conservatory