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by Gary McPherson

Author: Gary McPherson
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (January 11, 2007)
Pages: 528 pages
Category: Other
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This book is a handbook of musical development from conception to late adolescence. Within twenty-four chapters it celebrates the richness and diversity of the many different ways in which children can engage in and interact with music.

This book is a handbook of musical development from conception to late adolescence. Arranged in five sections, the first section examines the critical months and years from conception to the end of infancy. It looks at how the musical brain develops, ways of understanding musical development, and the nature of musicality. James Austin, James Renwick, and Gary E. McPherson. Chapter 12 Giftedness and Talent. Section two scrutinizes claims about the non-musical benefit of exposure to music, for example that music makes you smarter. Section three focuses on those issues that help explain and identify individual differences.

Gary McPherson is the Marilyn Pflederer Zimmerman Endowed Chair in Music Education at the University of Illinois and was President of the International Society for Music Education between 2004-2006. He studied music education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music before completing a master of music education at Indiana University and a doctor of philosophy at the University of Sydney.

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The Child as Musician addresses this imbalance, and is essential for those in the fields of child development, music education, and music cognition. Gary E. McPherson is the Ormond Professor and Director of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne. He has served as National President of the Australian Society for Music Education and President of the International Society for Music Education.

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The child as musician: A handbook of musical development, 331-351, 2006. Music in our lives: Rethinking musical ability, development and identity. GE McPherson, JW Davidson, R Faulkner. Musical practice: Mother and child interactions during the first year of learning an instrument. GE McPherson, JW Davidson. Prenatal development.

He has served as the Ormond.

He has served as the Ormond Chair of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) since 2009 and between July 2009 and July 2019, served as director of the MCM at the University of Melbourne

The Child As Musician A Handbook of Musical Development Oxford Handbooks.

The Child As Musician A Handbook of Musical Development Oxford Handbooks.

Music & Science, Vol. 2, Issue. In McPherson, G. E. (E., The child as musician: A handbook of musical development (pp. 69–91). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Bamberger, J. (2013). Discovering the musical mind: A view of creativity as learning. Social-learning theory of identificatory processes. Chicago, IL: Rand-McNally.

The Child as Musician is an authoritative and comprehensive handbook of musical development from conception to late adolescence. Within 24 chapters by leading specialists, it celebrates the richness and diversity of the many different ways in which children can engage in and interact with music.The 24 chapters have been organized according to five sections:The first section (Development) examines the critical months and years from conception to the end of infancy. It looks at how the musical brain develops, ways of understanding musical development, and the nature of musicality.Section two (Engagement) scrutinizes claims about the non-musical benefit of exposure to music, for example that music makes you smarter. This is followed by four thorough reviews of dealing with musical preference and taste, literacy, aesthetic identity and the perception of emotion in music.Section three (Differences) focuses on those issues that help explain and identify individual differences. It includes chapters examining how children develop their motivation to study music, conceptions of giftedness and talent, and two chapters on music therapy. Five chapters cover skills that can develop as a result of exposure to music. It considers the informal activities associated with musical play and the use of computers and technology. There are also chapters dealing with the acquisition of vocal and instrumental skills, as well as the individual and social worlds of children's musical creativity.The final section of the book discusses five different contexts: The chapter on historical perspectives provides readers with information that will assist them in making comparisons between how children have learned and developed their musical capacities in the past, with current opportunities. This is extended by two additional chapters that focus on children's involvement in music in non-western cultures. The book concludes with two chapters focusing on youth musical engagement and the transition from child to adult.A landmark publication in music education and developmental musical psychology, this is a book that will fascinate both students and researchers - inspiring them to think deeply about the many different ways in which music can affect children's lives and the quality of life in communities throughout the world.