Musical Creativity Revisited: Educational Foundations, Practices and Research

Odena, O. (2018) Musical Creativity Revisited: Educational Foundations, Practices and Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Routledge: London, UK, and New York, NY, USA. ISBN 9781472489753 (hardback); 9780367232078 (paperback); 9781315464619 (ebook)

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How is creativity understood and facilitated across music education settings? What is the power of creativity in enhancing individual and group learning? How is musical creativity used as a tool for cross-community integration? How can we research the interactions of those engaged in musical activities aimed at creative development? These are just some of the questions addressed in this fascinating new monograph. Musical Creativity Revisited is an authoritative volume of insights from theory, practice-based research and methodological analyses. Its chapters celebrate the diversity of the many different ways in which young and adult learners develop musical creativity. Following on from Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research (Ashgate, 2012) Odena offers novel examples from practice and precise suggestions on how to research it. This book will be an essential point of reference for students, researchers, practitioners and practitioner-researchers interested in music education and creativity across the arts and social sciences. The chapters have been organised into three sections - Foundations, Practices and Research - including examples from in-depth studies focussed on a secondary school in England, Higher Music Education in Spain and out-of-school settings in Northern Ireland. This is a book that will fascinate readers, inspiring them to think deeply about the many different ways in which musical creativity can be developed, its purposes and how to research it.

Item Type:Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Odena, Professor Oscar
Authors: Odena, O.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Robert Owen Centre
College of Social Sciences > School of Social & Environmental Sustainability
ISBN:9781472489753 (hardback); 9780367232078 (paperback); 9781315464619 (ebook)
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