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What's so important about music education?

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge research in education ; 32, Routledge, New York, p.338 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb MT1 .G58 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8529314

Keywords:

Music--Instruction and study--United States--History, Music--Instruction and study--United States--Philosophy

Abstract:

Contents: Music as an academic subject in the public schools of the United States : an inherent cultural tension -- "Culture," "worldview," and pragmatism : the philosophy and semiotic of Charles Sanders Peirce -- A pragmatic conception of musical practices : "music" as a sign of worldview -- Conceptions of music in the United States -- A brief historical survey of concepts of music in music education in the United States -- Community, autonomy, and music education in the postmodern United States : summary and recommendations.