Building Musicianship in the Instrumental Classroom

Robert A. Duke and James L. Byo

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199730810
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Building Musicianship in the Instrumental Classroom

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This article discusses instrumental teaching in the classroom, devoting special attention to the development of musical expression in young learners. It considers how best to cultivate expressive music-making, focusing on musical communication in children's first experiences with wind and string instruments, a topic that has received little attention in the literature to date.

Keywords: instrumental teaching; instrumental learning; musical instruments; musical expression; wind instruments; string instruments; children

Article.  7738 words. 

Subjects: Music ; Music Education and Pedagogy

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