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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Music -- Instruction and study,
  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementBennett Reimer.
LC ClassificationsMT1 .R435 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2044711M
ISBN 100136638813
LC Control Number88021654

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  "Music education historians will find much food for thought in Elliott's book.[H]is is a true philosophy of music education, not a philosophy of music or a rationale for music education masquerading as a work must be cheered as by far the most sophisticated philosophy of music education to by:   It is grounded in an interdisciplinary approach, for undergraduate and graduate students in music education. Drawing upon scholarship from a range of disciplines, including philosophy and sociology, the book emphasizes and highlights thinking of music as an active social practice and offers an alternative to existing approaches to music by: 4. PMER invites original and previously unpublished submissions, including articles (no longer than words) addressing philosophical or theoretical issues relevant to music education; responses to articles that have appeared in PMER, or comments on other issues relevant to the philosophy of music education (no longer than words); and book reviews, offering critical analysis of recent. I first encountered this book in college (ish) in a Philosophy of Music Education class and reading the whole thing fifteen years later was a good refresher for me, especially going into the fall of when who knows what the teaching situation will be. My main gripe with the book is that he's constantly framing his argument against aesthetic education: In a nutshell, listening and /5.

This book advances the philosophy of its previous editions into new territory, recasting it in light of emerging ideas and interests in philosophy in general and in philosophy of music in particular. The foundational concept of this book—that the values of music are gained through direct experiences with its meaningful sounds—remains intact, but is explained and applied in broader, more. Reimer’s book A Philosophy of Music Education, first published in , a second edition in , and a third edition, A Philosophy of Music Education: Advancing the Vision, in , (Prentice Hall) has been translated into French, Japanese, and Chinese, with a Greek edition in preparation. He was the author and editor of some two dozen other.   (Philosophy of Music Education) While the impact of [Allsup's] book on our practice cannot yet be predicted, his re-envisioning of music educators as public intellectuals who can shape discourse through the class, ethnic, gendered, and generational realities of conventional music education bursts with possibilities and encourages readers to Cited by: The philosophy of music involves a study of basic questions regarding music, such as what music really is, what are the conditions that classify something as music (as opposed to noise, for example), how does culture influence music, how music is perceived as pleasurable and what is the relationship between music and emotions.

  Read an Excerpt. In both the first () and the second () editions of this book, I began by stating the fundamental premise on which my philosophy was based: that the nature and value of music education are determined primarily by the nature and value of : $ The praxial philosophy espoused in Music Matters: A Philosophy of Music Education offers an integrated sociocultural, artistic, participatory, and ethics-based concept of the natures and values of musics, education, musicing and listening, community music, musical understanding, musical emotions, creativity, and more. Embodied-enactive concepts. The philosophy of education examines the goals, forms, methods, and meaning of term is used to describe both fundamental philosophical analysis of these themes and the description or analysis of particular pedagogical approaches. Considerations of how the profession relates to broader philosophical or sociocultural contexts may be included. Philosophy of New Music, translated by Robert Hullot-Kentor. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. ISBN Adorno, Theodor W. Night Music: Essays on Music –, edited by Rolf Tiedemann; translated by Wieland Hoban. London and New York: Seagull Books.