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Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives (Hardcover)
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This landmark collection explores the origins and foundations of music education in Europe, The Americas, Africa and Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East, and considers the inclusion of music as part of the compulsory school curriculum in the context of the historical and political landscape. Within each chapter, the contributors explore the following key areas:
- the aims, objectives and content of the music curriculum- teaching methods- the provision and training of teachers of music- the experiences of pupils
This fully revised new edition includes new chapters on Brazil, Israel, Kosovo, Lithuania, and Turkey, along with user-friendly features throughout such as chapter summaries and questions to encourage reflection and discussion. A new concluding chapter has also been added to encourage readers to think about the evolution of music education globally.
Contributors have been carefully selected to represent countries which have incorporated music into compulsory schooling for a variety of reasons giving a diverse collection which will guide future actions and policy.