Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music: A Transdisciplinary Approach

1st Edition

Guro Gravem Johansen, Kari Holdhus, Christina Larsson, Una MacGlone

Routledge
Published June 4, 2019
Reference - 284 Pages
ISBN 9780815392101 - CAT# K340060

USD$140.00

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Summary

Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music is a critical, research-based anthology exploring improvisation in music pedagogy. The book broadens the understanding of the potentials and possibilities for improvisation in a variety of music education contexts and stimulates the development of knowledge and reflection on improvisation.

The book critically examines the challenges, cultural values, aims and methods involved in improvisation pedagogy. Written by international contributors representing a variety of musical genres and research methodologies, it takes a transdisciplinary approach and outlines a way ahead for improvisation pedagogy and research, by providing a space for the exchange of knowledge and critique.

This book will be of great interest to scholars, researchers, and postgraduate students in the fields of arts education, music education, improvisation, music psychology, musicology, ethnomusicology, artistic research and community music. It will also appeal to music educators on all levels in the field of music education and music psychology.

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