Expanding the space for improvisation pedagogy in music : a transdisciplinary approach /

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Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge,, United Kingdom ; United States , p.1 online resource. (2020)

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(OCoLC)fst00968306, (OCoLC)fst01030347, bisacsh, EDUCATION / General, fast, Improvisation (Music), Instruction and study., Music, MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Theory


Includes bibliographical references and index.<P>Chapter 1: Expanding the space for improvisation pedagogy in music: An introduction</P><P>Section 1 - Distinctive features: empowering practices using improvisation</P><P>Chapter 2: Teaching and Learning Improvisation: Culture-Specific Cases of a Cross-cultural Musical Act</P><P>Chapter 3: A broadened approach towards musical improvisation as a foundation for very young children's agency</P><P>Chapter 4: Musical Improvisation for Japanese Children Today</P><P>Chapter 5: A Deweyan take on improvisation as <I>an</I> experience: An example from a Swedish Year 4 music class.</P><P>Chapter 6: The Play of Vocal Actors: exploring performative agency through opera improvisation.</P><P>Interlude</P><P>Chapter 7: When mixed-skill ensemble becomes social practice art. </P><P>Section 2: Semantic possibilities: meaning making through improvisation</P><P>Chapter 8: Young children's talk about improvising: how <I>conceptual tools</I> and <I>workshop roles</I> are formed through musical improvisation workshop.</P><P>Chapter 9: Improvisation in primary school settings: Discovering the play of music making</P><P>Chapter 10: Teaching and Learning in Unfamiliar Territory. </P><P>Chapter 11: Communication in Musical Improvisation Performances: Common Languages across Practices in Real-Time Arts.  </P><P>Interlude</P><P>Chapter 12: Sonic Bothy: Improvisation, art, and equality.</P><P>Section 3: Pedagogical consequences: plural teaching and learning in improvisation</P><P>Chapter 13: Pedagogical improvisation: Musical Improvisation's Little Sister?</P><P>Chapter 14: A life of its own: teaching group improvisation through responsive choices.</P><P>Chapter 15: Crossing the line: Collective improvisation and artistic ownership in The Norwegian Wind Ensemble.</P><P>Chapter 16: Seven steps to heaven? An epistemological exploration of learning in jazz improvisation, from the perspective of expansive learning and horizontal development. </P><P>Chapter 17: What have we learned about improvisation pedagogy?</P>Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 09, 2019).