Thinking and Making

Thinking and Making

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For many, John Paynter has been the most significant figure in music education in Britain and beyond over the past 50 years. This collection of seminal writings embraces the core topics and values of music education and includes contributions from a range of publications, among them core text books and articles, as well as unpublished writings.

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ISBN-13: 9780193355910
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/25/2008
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Sound and Silence (1970)
Music in a liberal education Learning from the present Silence Exploring stringed instruments
From Hear and Now to All Kinds of Music (1972-9)
Today's music is for everyone Autumn The role of creativity in the school music curriculum An interdisciplinary approach to music The first sunrise The small-group 'workshop'
Performing from indeterminate notation
The School Council Secondary Music Project (1973-82)
How did we get here?
Music in school and society
Interest from overseas
The pursuit of reality in music education Keeping music musical: a British perspective The composer as educator: things that matter
Strengthening the Theoretical Base (1990-2002)
Sounds out of silence Wind song The form of finality: a context for musical education Making progress with composing Music in the school curriculum: why bother?
Working on one's inner world
Selected Publications by John Paynter

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