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Counterpoints: Music and Education

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  1. School Was Our Life
    The late 1930s and early 1940s were the peak of progressive education in the United States, and Elisabeth Irwin's Little Red School House in New York City was iconic in that movement. For the first time, stories and recollections... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2018
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  2. Globalizing Music Education
    How do globalization and internationalization impact music education around the world? By acknowledging different cultural values and priorities, Alexandra Kertz-Welzel’s vision challenges the current state of international... Learn More
    Published: 26th February 2018
    Hardback | £48.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. Children’s Home Musical Experiences Across the World
    This book offers a fresh and diverse perspective on home musical activities of young children from a variety of countries, including; Brazil, Denmark, Greece, Israel, Kenya, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, South Africa,Taiwan,... Learn More
    Published: 6th September 2016
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Remixing the Classroom
    In a delightfully self-conscious philosophical "mash-up," Randall Everett Allsup provides alternatives for the traditional master-apprentice teaching model that has characterized music education. By providing examples across the... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2016
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  5. Pictures of Music Education
    Estelle R. Jorgensen's latest work is an exploratory look into the ways we practice and represent music education through the metaphors and models that appear in everyday life. These metaphors and models serve as entry points... Learn More
    Published: 23rd May 2011
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Learning, Teaching, and Musical Identity
    Musical identity raises complex, multifarious, and fascinating questions. Discussions in this new study consider how individuals construct their musical identities in relation to their experiences of formal and informal music... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2011
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Transforming Music Education
    This quintet of essays examines the reasons why music education should be transformed, investigates the nature of education and musical transformation, and suggests alternative educational models and strategies. Estelle Jorgensen... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2008
    Paperback | £16.99
  8. The Art of Teaching Music
    The Art of Teaching Music takes up important aspects of the art of music teaching ranging from organization to serving as conductor to dealing with the disconnect between the ideal of university teaching and the reality in the... Learn More
    Published: 19th March 2008
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Democracy and Music Education
    On the basis of Dewey’s principles, Paul G. Woodford explores the social foundation of current music education practices in the context of democratic values of freedom, creativity, and contribution to society. He then critiques... Learn More
    Published: 28th December 2004
    Paperback | £16.99