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Research and Research Education in Music Performance and Pedagogy

Harrison, Scott D. (Ed.)

2014, XVII, 202 p. 11 illus., 7 illus. in color.

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  • Multiple international perspectives on approaches to research and research training in music education
  • Relevant, up to date, information about the latest research trends and pedagogies
  • Encompasses research from performance, composition, music pedagogy and other music-related disciplines

This volume is an innovative collection that transcends national boundaries and provides new knowledge about approaches to research and research education in music.  The collection brings together leading thinkers and practitioners in music research from Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. The book is designed to serve as a resource for university music departments and conservatoires, and offers insights into the development of research programs in this context.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Artistic research culture in music - Artists in artistic research - Conservatoires - Orpheus Institute, Ghent - Practice-centred research in music - Preformance, composition and music pedagogy - Research and research training in music

Related subjects » Education & Language - Learning & Instruction

Table of contents 

1. Practitioners at the centre: Concepts, strategies, processes and products in contemporary music research by Huib Schippers.- 2. Evolving an artistic research culture in music: An Analysis of an Australian study in an international context by Scott Harrison and Paul Draper.- 3. (Re-)searching artists in artistic research: Creating fertile ground for experimentation at the Orpheus Institute, Ghent by Kathleen Coessens, Darla Crispin and Luk Vaes.- Encouraging and training conservatoire students at undergraduate and taught-postgraduate level towards fluency in the thought-processes and methods of artistic research by Jeremy Cox.- 5. Research degrees in the Conservatoire context: Reconciling practice and theory by Ingrid E. Pearson.- 6. Research skills in practice: Learning and teaching practice-based research at RNCM by Jane Ginsborg.- 7. Heidi Westerlund.- 8. The 'little r' in Artistic Research Training by Paul Draper and Kim Cunio.- 9. Some challenges of practice based/centred enquiry by Oscar Odena.- 10. Addressing the politics of practice-based research and its potential contribution to higher music education by Pam Burnard.- 11. Creative arts research assessment and training in Hong Kong by Samuel Leong.- 12. Complicated conversations: Creating opportunities for transformative practice in higher education music performance research and pedagogy by Susan O’Neill.- 13. No two are the same: A narrative account of supervising two students through a Doctor of Musical Arts program by Stephen Emmerson.- 14. Weaving together disparate threads: Future perspectives for research and research education by Scott Harrison


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