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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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Mawang, Lucy Lugo; Kigen, Edward M.; Mutweleli, Samuel M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between musical self-concept and musical creativity, and to determine the best predictors of musical creativity given the musical self-concept dimensions. Participants (N = 201) were music students, drawn from 21 secondary schools in Kenya. Music Self-perception Inventory-Version 2…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Creativity, Music Education, Music
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Cho, Sunggi; Baek, Yoomee; Choe, E. J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The primary objective of this study is to investigate whether three interaction strategies through mobile apps may be associated with increases in students' music listening skills. Data was collected from 225 high school students and analysed using the ANOVA procedure in the three ways of music listening: analytic, aesthetic and sensory.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Computer Software, Music, Listening Skills
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Dora, Claudia; Conforti, Simone; Güsewell, Angelika – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Results from recent research have demonstrated positive effects of somatic approaches, such as the Feldenkrais Method, somaesthetics, and body mapping in the field of music. However, the direct impact of such approaches on instrumental sound has not been studied so far. The present pilot study was thus designed to investigate the influence of…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Human Body, Foreign Countries, Music Education
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Burak, Sabahat – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Pre-service non-music major teachers deem music and music teaching essential, but they do not perceive themselves to be competent in this field due to various reasons. This research aims to reveal the effects of factors such as gender, age, the year of study they are currently in at university, and musical experience on their self-efficacy in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Poblete, Carlos; Leguina, Adrian; Masquiarán, Nicolás; Carreño, Bárbara – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Previous research recognizes the importance of musical experiences on music teacher education. However, current efforts do not provide a comprehensive view of the way their students learn music before starting university. The objective of this study is to portray their musical experiences, identifying the distinctive mechanisms underlying the…
Descriptors: Music, Knowledge Level, Music Teachers, Music Education
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Hall, Rich – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The popular music performance undergraduate degree is a growing area within UK higher education. These courses carry a vocational emphasis and are popular with students looking to establish professional performing careers. As such, they are often marketed as an intermediary step towards this aspiration but, despite their popularity, there has been…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education
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Waters, Megan – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of the perceived impact of personal circumstances, past and present learning environments, and musical culture on the development of playing-related pain and injury among tertiary string students. The study used a multi-phased mixed-methods methodology with elements of both quantitative…
Descriptors: Pain, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Psychomotor Skills
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Abril, Carlos R.; Robinson, Nicole R. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of two distinct learning approaches to preparing culturally responsive music teachers. In this article we will describe the two different learning experiences, one in a graduate-level course and another as part of a preservice music teacher professional development session, and interpret the…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Elkoshi, Rivka – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
This follow-up pilot study investigates the effect of a six-month analysis course, during which college music majors learned to see the meaning of music as being essentially intra-musical. The study aims to explore relationships between intra- and extra-musical perceptions among subjects (N = 33) while listening to Beethoven's "Thunder…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Music Education, College Students, Majors (Students)
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Shin, Jihae; Seog, Moonjoo – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Professional development for in-service teachers is necessary to meet the changing needs of students and society. This teacher collaboration study examined the experiences of mid-career elementary teachers in Korea in their music professional development. Research questions included: (1) What were the contents of discussion? (2) What was the level…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Faculty Development, Music, Teacher Collaboration
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Petersen, Suse – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Musical talent development and the factors that influence it--such as family or peers--have been widely researched, especially in a Western setting. Despite the growing body of research in non-Western cultures and regions, there is still a lack of research comparing the factors and perceptions of musical talent development between Western and…
Descriptors: Music Education, Talent Development, Teacher Role, 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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Smith, Alex – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Musical settings that require consumers to construct their own musical instruments serve as potential sites of reconnection between musicians, the musical instruments they make, the natural resources that comprise those instruments, and the labor required to produce them. When musicians reconnect in these ways, they are able to understand and…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Musicians, Participation, Musical Composition
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Killian, Janice N.; Sekalegga, Lawrence Branco – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
To examine the quality of rhythmic improvisations after learning Ugandan folksongs via notated or aural/oral means, we asked university music majors (N = 32) to practice two Ugandan folksongs via Western notation or while viewing a prerecorded video of an expert Ugandan performer singing the same song to mimic aural/oral tradition conditions.…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Singing, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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