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Hanrahan, Fidelma; Hughes, Ed; Banerjee, Robin; Eldridge, Alice; Kiefer, Chris – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Little is currently known about the possible benefits of using networked technology to enhance ensemble performance. This study explored whether the introduction of specially devised technology -- networked tablets using traditional music notation -- to a primary school orchestra would enhance the experience of ensemble music. Particular emphasis…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Elementary School Students, Music
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Corbalán, Mara; Pérez-Echeverría, M. Puy; Pozo, Juan-Ignacio; Casas-Mas, Amalia – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Current research on choral practice has studied various aspects of interpretation and different strategies for improving rehearsal. This article considers the amateur choral rehearsal as a setting for teaching and learning music. It analyses choir conductor profiles that may be related to conceptions of teaching and learning and their possible…
Descriptors: Singing, Musicians, Administrators, Music
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Dumlavwalla, Diana T. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Categorized as developing nations, India and the Philippines are not generally known as centers for piano study. There has been little research investigating the traditions of piano education in these nations. In this study, I examined a number of issues related to piano pedagogy in each country. Data were collected from teachers in India (n = 45)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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West, Julia Maurine – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Evidence found throughout the history of Western European art music reveals traditions that encompassed improvisation. This furthers the idea that without improvisation, music education based on canonized works of Western European art music is incomplete. When the goal of music education is to preserve works exactly as notated, improvisation…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Composition, Creativity, Creative Activities
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Crawford, Renée – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) is an experiential research methodology that aims to rigorously investigate personal meaning and lived experience. Informed by phenomenological philosophy, hermeneutics and idiography, IPA allows researchers to conduct a detailed exploration of how participants construct meaning from their personal…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Music Education, Hermeneutics, Educational Research
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Ehrlin, Anna; Tivenius, Olle – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The aim of this article is to highlight what opportunities a six year old in preschool class in Sweden might have for participating in and being inspired by music. We ask the following question: What factors determine how music teaching is conceived and carried out in preschool class? The present study is quantitative in character, and data were…
Descriptors: Music, Preschool Children, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Bennett, Dawn; Chong, Eddy K. M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This article explores pre-service music teachers' professional identities during pre-service training. Its focus is a student cohort whose studies are funded by the Singaporean Ministry of Education in return for a commitment--a teaching bond or contract--to work as teachers in schools. An overview of pre-service teacher education and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Music Education
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Bartlett, Irene; Tolmie, Diana – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Over the past two decades the topic of graduate outcomes has increasingly informed the discourse on the changing nature of universities. For conservatoires and university music departments the global shift in audience demand away from western classical music and jazz styles (traditionally the cornerstone tertiary music programs) to contemporary…
Descriptors: Profiles, Singing, Music Education, Graduates
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Mio, Vanessa A. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Applied violin instructors at the postsecondary level often implement remedial pedagogy with incoming first-year students in order to address technical/musical habits or deficiencies. As students strive to alter their technique, resistance to change and low self-efficacy often result. Using a descriptive qualitative multiple case study research…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Remedial Instruction, Music Teachers
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Power, Anne M.; Powell, Sarah J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This article is about one focus of a two-year project researching the Penrith (NSW Australia) Youth Music Program offered at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre. The Penrith Youth Music Program has been designed to encourage young string players through a program of guided rehearsals and tutorials with mentoring by performers from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Musicians, Mentors
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Johnson, Daniel C.; Matthews, Wendy K. – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this descriptive study was to explore experienced general music teachers' decision-making processes. Participants included seven experienced, American general music teachers who contributed their views during two phases of data collection: (1) responses to three classroom scenarios; and (2) in-depth, semi-structured, follow-up…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Music Education, Music, Faculty Development
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Bennett, Dawn; Reid, Anna; Rowley, Jennifer – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
A presumption behind work-integrated learning activities such as internship programmes is that student thinking will shift as a result of exposure to industry practice. We wondered if all students experience this change in the positive sense that teachers expect. To examine this presumption we asked to what extent and in what ways students…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Music, Music Education, Musicians
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Schneider Grings, Ana Francisca; Hentschke, Liane – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this research was to investigate the causes attributed by undergraduate music students to situations of failure and success in public music performance. Attributional Theory has been used in this research as the theoretical framework to understand how situations of success and failure are interpreted by the person of the activity.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Music Education, Performance, Attribution Theory
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Zubeldia, Miren; Goñi, Eider; Díaz, Maravillas; Goñi, Alfredo – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The aim of this study is to analyze the psychometric properties of the Musical Self-Concept Questionnaire (CAMU), an abbreviated and culturally adapted Spanish language version of the Music Self-Perception Inventory (MUSPI) developed by Vispoel. Participants comprised 1,126 students from professional and advanced conservatories located in…
Descriptors: Self Concept Measures, Psychometrics, Music, Questionnaires
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Upadhyay, Durgesh K.; Dalal, Ajit K. – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
This study explores learners' perspectives on the prevalent pedagogy being followed in an institutionalized setup in teaching Hindustani music; their preferences for learning (one to one, one to many, etc.) and the importance of riaz to them; the dynamics of teacher-student relationship; and the factors contributing to their creative music making.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Music, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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