- Paperback: 324 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; 1 edition (16 May 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0199583943
- ISBN-13: 978-0199583942
- Product Dimensions: 24.4 x 2 x 17 cm
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Musical Creativities in Practice a clear organization and a well-articulated theoretical framework grounded in an established methodology, and presenting a myriad of interesting details along the way. It is also extremely contemporary, and the main text is loaded with links to appropriate websites so that readers can experience some of these new modes of creativity for themselves. This pluralistic, hypermodern perspective is particularly interesting, (PsycCritiques)
Musical Creativities in Practice is a detailed examination written by a seasoned expert in beautiful prose, which draws on compelling narrative material and takes a meticulous theoretical position ... as such, Musical Creativities comes highly recommended as a major contribution to scholarship in this arena. (David Baker, Institute of Education, University of London, British Journal of Music Education)
About the Author
Pamela's career has been woven from a combination of experiences as a professional musician, performer, educator, academic and researcher in Australia, USA and England from where she holds degrees in Music Performance, Music Education, and Education. Her primary interest is in understanding the creativities that inhere in music practice and in pushing the boundaries of contemporary thought on creative practices in music and arts education. She is internationally known for her work in the areas of children's creativity, community and professional music making, creative learning and teaching, individual, communal, collective, collaborative and intercultural creativities, and their pedagogic practices and assessment. She is currently co-convener of the British Educational Research Association, Creativity SIG; co-editor of the British Journal of Music Education, Associate Editor of Psychology of Music and Guest Editor of Special Issues on Creativity for the UNESCO Observatory E-Journal.
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