Perspectives On Males And Singing

Author: Scott D. Harrison
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400726597
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“Since singing is so good a thing,I wish all men would learne to sing” (William Byrd, 1588) Over the centuries, there has been reluctance among boys and men to become involved in some forms of singing. Perspectives on Males and Singing tackles this conundrum head-on as the first academic volume to bring together leading thinkers and practitioners who share their insights on the involvement of males in singing. The authors share research that analyzes the axiomatic male disinclination to sing, and give strategies designed to engage males more successfully in performing vocal music emphasizing the many positive effects it can have on their lives. Inspired by a meeting at the Australian symposium ‘Boys and Voices’, which focused on the engagement of boys in singing, the volume includes contributions from leading authorities in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United States and Europe.

Art As Experience

Author: John Dewey
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399531972
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Based on John Dewey's lectures on esthetics, delivered as the first William James Lecturer at Harvard in 1932, Art as Experience has grown to be considered internationally as the most distinguished work ever written by an American on the formal structure and characteristic effects of all the arts: architecture, sculpture, painting, music, and literature.

Engaging First Peoples In Arts Based Service Learning

Author: Brydie-Leigh Bartleet
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319221531
Size: 26.29 MB
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This volume offers educators, higher education institutions, communities and organizations critical understandings and resources that can underpin respectful, reciprocal and transformative educative relationships with First Peoples internationally. With a focus on service learning, each chapter provides concrete examples of how arts-based, community-led projects can enhance and support the quality and sustainability of First Peoples’ cultural content in higher education. In partnership with communities across Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, Canada and the United States, contributors reflect on diverse projects and activities, offer rich and engaging first-hand accounts of student, community and staff experiences, share recommendations for arts-based service learning projects and outline future directions in the field.

Perspective For Artists

Author: Rex Vicat Cole
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486134547
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Depth, perspective of sky and sea, shadows, much more, not usually covered. 391 diagrams, 81 reproductions of drawings and paintings.

Icelandic Men And Me

Author: Robert Faulkner
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781409449768
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Icelandic men engage in everyday vocal practices where singing, literally for one's Self, is an everyday life skill set against a backdrop of unique natural, historical, economic and social phenomena. Their sagas of song and singing are the subject of this book. Drawing upon everyday ethnographic and sociological studies of music and emerging music psychology discourse about musical identity, the study uses anthropological, historical and musicological evidence in thinking about songs, singing and Self and the genderedness of this particular singing practice - the vocal and local performance of masculinities. Includes an accompanying CD.

Social Aesthetics And The School Environment

Author: Adam I. Attwood
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319603450
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This book theorizes aesthetic classroom management through a hermeneutical approach with three fields of literature: history and philosophical foundations of chivalry, chivalry’s promulgation through the Victorian Age, and parallel issues of identity in twenty-first century teacher education. The aim of the book is to examine the relationship between chivalric ethos and education. The presented case study addresses more specifically the following question: how can chivalry be re-imagined or theorized in an educational setting? Few studies address the concept of aesthetics and hermeneutical context in American classroom management and classroom life, and Attwood pinpoints and traces the medieval social concept of chivalry through the centuries and argues it has manifested itself in classroom social construction in the twenty-first century.

Paul Henry

Author: S. B. Kennedy
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300099454
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The most important Irish landscape painter of the twentieth century, Paul Henry defined the quintessential view of the Irish landscape. In this lovely book S. B. Kennedy outlines Paul Henry's life and career, discusses how he is regarded today, and considers his role within the artistic heritage of Ireland. Detailed catalogue entries for each of the paintings reproduced in this volume reveal that Henry was more faithful in recording his subject matter than has been believed. Individual scenes can often be identified with precision, helping us to understand the artist's approach to picture making, his use of sketchbooks, and his attitude toward the landscape that so powerfully influenced him.

Wind Bands And Cultural Identity In Japanese Schools

Author: David G. Hebert
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400721784
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This well researched volume tells the story of music education in Japan and of the wind band contest organized by the All-Japan Band Association. Identified here for the first time as the world’s largest musical competition, it attracts 14,000 bands and well over 500,000 competitors. The book’s insightful contribution to our understanding of both music and education chronicles music learning in Japanese schools and communities. It examines the contest from a range of perspectives, including those of policy makers, adjudicators, conductors and young musicians. The book is an illuminating window on the world of Japanese wind bands, a unique hybrid tradition that comingles contemporary western idioms with traditional Japanese influences. In addition to its social history of Japanese school music programs, it shows how participation in Japanese school bands contributes to students’ sense of identity, and sheds new light on the process of learning to play European orchestral instruments.