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Research Issues in Personal Music Identification

Clifford K. Madsen

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199928019
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199928019.013.0053

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Music

Research Issues in Personal Music Identification

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This article begins with the author's recollections of his childhood years playing the cornet, leading up to his first time conducting a band in high school. He then discusses the how music is tied to self-identification. He calls for studies on why people learn to play musical instruments, including the sociological issues concerning status and the psychological issues relating to self-concept and personal motivation.

Keywords: music education; personal identification; music teachers; music research; self-concept

Article.  1506 words. 

Subjects: Music ; Music Education and Pedagogy

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