Songs in Their Heads

Songs in Their Heads

Model: 13484 / 9780195382525 ISBN: 9780195382525
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Description

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

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

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

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

Afterword
Appendix I
Appendix II
Notes
References

Features

  • Model: 13484 / 9780195382525
  • Manufactured by: Oxford University Press
  • Condition: new
  • ISBN: 9780195382525
Songs in Their Heads