The Musical Experience

The Musical Experience


  • Release: 2014
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 343 page
  • ISBN: 9780199363049
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The Musical Experience proposes a new concept - musical experience - as the most effective framework for navigating the shifting terrain of educational policy as it is applied to music education. Other books that deal with music education reform often concentrate on non-musical topics at the expense of music listening, performance, and composition, or concentrate on only one of these at the expense of the others. This book, however, works with musical experience as a comprehensive framework for all aspects of music education. The editors and their contributors define musical experience as being characterized by the depth of affective and emotional responses that music engenders, and illustrate that its breadth is embodied in the infinite variety of meanings - both personal and communal - that music evokes. The essays map out the primary forms of musical engagement (performing, listening, improvising, composing, etc.) as activities which play a key role in classroom teaching. The chapters also address the cultural dimensions of musical experience, which call for consideration of time, place, beliefs, and values placed upon musical activities, works, and genres. The book discusses how music teachers can most effectively rely on means of musical communication to lead students toward the development and refinement of musical skills, understandings, and expression in educational settings. As a whole, the book expands upon the dimensions of musical experience and provides, from the forefront of the field, an integrated yet panoramic view of the educational processes involved in music teaching and learning.

Musical Experience in Our Lives

Musical Experience in Our Lives


  • Release: 2009
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 349 page
  • ISBN: 9781578869459
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This book explores the various ways music affects people and how they create meaning from everyday musical experiences, from infancy through old age. These experiences help us construct meaning and understanding of ourselves, our cultures, and our world. The contributors examine the nature of musical experience and how it changes throughout our lifespan.

The Musical Experience

The Musical Experience


  • Release: 2008-07-08
  • Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 261 page
  • ISBN: 0757554040
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Our research and experience have shown that professors would love to simplify their instruction of music appreciation. John J. Chiego (University of Memphis) has experienced these frustrations as well. Through his years of teaching experience he has generated a brand-new publication. By utilizing a genre-based approach, students can recognize music they've experienced in their lifetime in every chapter. Each genre moves along a historical timeline - a perfect fit for traditional music appreciation courses. Includes membership to an online music library and access to interative web components.

The Musical Experience

The Musical Experience


  • Release: 2013-06-07
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 331 page
  • ISBN: 1465213821
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This textbook teaches music appreciation through the study of different themes, such as music to celebrate, music from the stage, and more. With a preface, glossaries, appendix, and indices. Color and black & white illustrations. The book also offers access to further online resources.

On the Nature of Musical Experience

On the Nature of Musical Experience


  • Release: 1992
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 303 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015028465220
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On the Nature of Musical Experience discusses the shared beliefs of twenty prominent aestheticians, composers, theorists, and educators, and identifies fourteen features of musical experience as widespread phenomenon.

Musical Experience of Composer  Performer  Listener

Musical Experience of Composer Performer Listener


  • Release: 2015-03-08
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 134 page
  • ISBN: 9781400871049
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One of America's foremost contemporary composers, professor of music at the University of California, Roger Sessions here discusses the musical experience of the composer, the performer, the listener. He believes this experience to be shared, on in which all three participants play vital roles, and in this book he speaks especially to the listener. Mr. Sessions finds that the artist-public relationships has been shifted to that of producer and consumer in big business. But his reply to his own question about a threat to the future of music is both a challenge and an expression of hope. A fascinating little book that will be read with pleasure by people at all levels of musical education. Originally published in 1950. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.