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“A Different Kind of Goose Bump”

Charles Beale.

in The Oxford Handbook of Choral Pedagogy

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 8275 words.

This chapter examines the musical practices and procedures of choruses such as the famous Gay Men’s Chorus within the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) communities of the...

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Ableism and Social Justice

Alice-Ann Darrow.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Justice in Music Education

December 2015; p ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 7118 words.

Many of the societal injustices historically perpetrated against persons with disabilities are well known: educational segregation, inaccessible public buildings and programs, and lack of...

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Abraham, Gerald Ernest Heal (1904–1988), musicologist

Robert Layton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 898 words.

Abraham, Gerald Ernest Heal (1904–1988), musicologist, was born on 9 March 1904 in Newport, Isle of Wight, the only child of Ernest Abraham, manufacturer, and his wife, Dorothy Mary Heal, a...

Academy

Howard Mayer Brown.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 5342 words.

At various times in musical history, the word ‘academy’ has meant diverse things, including (i) a formal association of people interested in mutually communicating their opinions on...

Adult Community Choruses

Susan Avery.

in The Oxford Handbook of Choral Pedagogy

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 7870 words.

When considering teaching and conducting diverse populations in community choirs, one must begin with discussions of the phenomenon itself: a description of the term, a brief history of...

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Adult Music Learning in Formal, Nonformal, and Informal Contexts

Kari K. Veblen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 5692 words.

This article examines current research and practice in formal, nonformal, and informal learning for adult music students. In a formal setting, the teacher controls the materials, pacing,...

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African Music Society

Gregory F. Barz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 109 words.

The now defunct African Music Society was founded in 1948 by Hugh Tracey and anthropologist Winifred Hoernle, whose principal objective was to encourage research in traditional and...

Air de Cour

Michael Bane.

in Music

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 8554 words.

The air de cour (courtly song) is a genre of secular vocal music produced in France during the late 16th and first half of the 17th century. The term first appeared in a collection of...

Akira Ifukube

Brooke McCorkle.

in Music

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 4633 words.

Akira Ifukube (b. 31 May 1914–d. 8 February 2006) was among the most prolific and popular Japanese composers of the 20th century. Ifukube’s life and music illustrate the progress of...

Alabama, University of

Carl B. Hancock.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 232 words.

State university system with a main campus in Tuscaloosa and satellite campuses in Birmingham and Huntsville. The main campus opened in 1831 and the music department was established in...