Songs in Their Heads

Songs in Their Heads

Model: D- 13484 / 9780195382525 ISBN: 9780195382525
Save: 50% off
  • Low prices
  • Worldwide shipping
  • Knowledgeable staff
  • Satisfaction guarantee
  • Fully secure https


Music and its Meaning in Children's Lives
Second Edition

Author: Patricia Campbell
Binding: Paperback
328 Pages
Dimensions: 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches
Released: 24 December 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Songs in Their Heads is a vivid and engaging book that bridges the disciplines of music education, ethnomusicology, and folklore. This revised and expanded edition includes additional case studies, updated illustrative material, and a new section exploring the relationship between children's musical practices and current technological advances. Designed as a text or supplemental text for a variety of music education methods courses, as well as a reference for music specialists and classroom teachers, this book can also help parents understand and enhance their own children's music making.
  • First edition widely acknowledged as the pioneering publication on children's musical practices
  • New edition includes new case studies and updates on new media
  • Bridges the disciplines of music education, ethnomusicology, and folklore
  • Blends standard education field experiences with ethnomusicological techniques

New to this Edition:

  • Incorporates the new "songs" from iPods, the internet, etc.
  • Includes several new case studies and methods


Introduction: Musical Children
Part I In Music: Children at Musical Play
Narrative Tales
The Tales

Part II On Music: Conversations with Children
A Flexible System
The Conversations

Part III For Children: Prospects for Their Musical Education
Who They Musically Are
All That They Can Musically Be
Musical Mosaics

Appendix I
Appendix II


  • Model: D- 13484 / 9780195382525
  • Manufactured by: Oxford University Press
  • Condition: New
  • ISBN: 9780195382525
  1. Home
  2. Clearance
  3. Learning and Methods
  4. Songs in Their Heads