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Songs in their heads : music and its meaning in children's lives / Patricia Shehan Campbell.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library MT1 .C35 2010 37684001082878 MusicEd - Alphin Library Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780195382518 (hardback : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 019538251X (hardback : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780195382525 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0195382528 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-299) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
In music : children at musical play: -- The tales -- The Horace Mann schoolyard -- The Lakeshore Zebras -- The Rundale School cafeteria -- Riders of the C-Bus -- Mrs. Bedford's music class : at the periphery -- The toys and more store -- Mr. Roberts's "Free-choice" fifty grade -- Anderson family music -- Reflections -- On music : conversations with children -- A flexible system -- The conversations: Zak ; Michael ; Darryl ; George ; Carrie ; Ramnad ; Lisa ; Ramona ; Paiyu ; James ; Beth ; Derek ; Manuel ; Lateesha ; Alan ; Angela ; Anna ; Tuyen ; Jonathan ; Gabriel -- Reflection -- For children : prospects for their musical education: -- Who they musically are: -- The music in them -- In the midst of media and technology -- What music means to children -- Music : good for what? -- Learning, enculturation, and the schools -- The mission of school music -- Children's big and little cultures -- A diversity of musicking -- Their music -- All that they can musically be -- The personal side of music -- The social-familial sides of music -- The functional side of music -- Self-study of music -- Musical choices -- More of a musical education -- Musical mosaics -- Afterword.
Summary, etc.:
"Songs in Their Heads is a vivid and engaging book that bridges the disciplines of music education, ethnomusicology, and folklore. This revised and expanded edition includes additional case studies, updated illustrative material, and a new section exploring the relationship between children's musical practices and current technological advances. Designed as a text or supplemental text for a variety of music education methods courses, as well as a reference for music specialists and classroom teachers, this book can also help parents understand and enhance their own children's music making"-- Provided by publisher.
"The book explores the meaning and value of music in children's lives, based upon their expressed thoughts and actual music-making behaviors in school and at play. Blending standard education field experiences with ethnomusicological techniques, Campbell demonstrates how music is personally and socially meaningful to children and what values they place on particular musical styles, songs, and functions. She explores musical behaviors in various contextual settings--in the outdoor garden of the Lakeshore Zebras' preschool, in Mr. Roberts' fifth grade classroom, on a school bus, at home with the Anderson family, in the Rundale School cafeteria, and at the Toys and More Store"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Music > Instruction and study.
School music > Instruction and study.
Musical ability in children.

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