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Raptis, Theocharis – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2019
In this paper I will explore the contribution of philosophical anthropology to music education research which, over recent years, has been showing an increasing interest in the human body. In order to do this I will especially be drawing on the ideas of one of its pioneers, Helmuth Plessner. Plessner's philosophy should be understood as an effort…
Descriptors: Human Body, Music Education, Phenomenology, Educational Philosophy
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Perrine, William M. – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2016
This philosophical study addresses the implications of the legal case "Stratechuk v. Board of Education" ruling that a policy prohibiting the performance of religious-themed holiday music did not violate the United States Constitution. Two questions are investigated: the differences between the classroom study and public performance of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Court Litigation, Holidays, Constitutional Law
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Haskins, Stanley – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2013
The concept of "gradually adaptive frameworks" is introduced as a model with the potential to describe the evolution of belief evaluative systems through the consideration of reasonable arguments and evidence. This concept is demonstrated through an analysis of specific points of disagreement between David Elliott's praxial philosophy…
Descriptors: Music Education, Models, Educational Philosophy, Epistemology
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Perrine, William M. – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2013
On September 9, 2009, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that officials from Everett School District #2 in Mill Creek, Washington did not violate student Kathryn Nurre's constitutional rights to free speech by denying the Jackson High School Wind Ensemble the opportunity to perform an instrumental version of Franz Biebl's "Ave…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, State Church Separation, Constitutional Law, Art Expression
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Gould, Elizabeth – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2005
Music education occupations in the U.S. have been segregated by gender and race for decades. While women are most likely to teach young students in classroom settings, men are most likely to teach older students in all settings, but most particularly in wind/percussion ensembles. Despite gender-affirmative employment practices, men constitute a…
Descriptors: Females, Employment Opportunities, Music Education, Gender Bias
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Pascale, Louise M. – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2005
One of the most critical limitations in music education is that we have classroom teachers who rarely, if ever, sing with their students. The gap between those in education who sing and offer musical activities to their students and those who do not is greater than ever. The "non-singer" mentality persists in educational communities and is not…
Descriptors: Singing, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Koopman, Constantijn – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1997
Explores the concept of aims in music education through investigating the ideas of four philosophers: Wolfgang Brezinka, Richard S. Peters, Bennett Reimer, and David Elliott. Inquires into the empirical and logical aspects of aims and clarifies the relationships between "musical behaviors." Concludes by discussing the relevance of conceptual…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Higher Education
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Allsup, Randall Everett – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1997
Believes that learning must have meaning for students and some promise of application to the real world. Maintains that music teachers cannot educate their students successfully through the traditional methods of instrumental instruction, but must teach by improvisation in order to appeal to each individual student and assist in the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Improvisation, Music Education, Music Techniques
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Palmer, Anthony J. – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1997
Suggests that music is a psychic necessity that originates in the structure of the brain and is passed on genetically from one generation to the next. States that both the differentiations by culture and subculture and the human fundamental impetus to make music should be a part of music education. (CMK)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, DNA, Genetics
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Spychiger, Maria B. – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1997
Explores a semiotic consideration of the differences between the aesthetic philosophy and David Elliot's praxial philosophy of music education. Explains Alfred Lang's semiotic theory in detail as a means to examining the two theories. Concludes that there is neither a "significant difference" between the philosophies nor a new philosophy in music…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Educational Philosophy, Listening Skills, Music Education
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Howard, Vernon A. – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1997
Focuses on the connections among the concepts of virtuosity, performance, and knowledge. Defines a virtuoso performance and the two different types of virtuoso performers. Considers to whom the label "virtuoso" should or should not apply and limits its literal application to performers who participate in the interpretive realization of art works.…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Competence, Creativity, Interpretive Skills
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Reimer, Bennett – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1997
Concentrates on the role verbal language plays in relation to music listening, or "knowing within" music. Discusses three different forms of knowledge (episteme, phronesis, and aisthesis) that are inherent in language and the musical listening experience. Expounds that knowledge by aisthesis depends on one's ability to perceive the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Higher Education, Language, Listening Skills
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Boyce-Tillman, June – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1997
Gives an overview of the nine current models in multicultural music education. Discusses and critiques an intercultural, or tree, model that offers the possibility of comparison of performing and composing in a variety of styles. Explains that the tree model also suggests a way of looking at and comparing various musical cultures. (CMK)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education, Music Education