Music on Deaf Ears

Music on Deaf Ears Hooray Professor Lucy Green s classic text is now available in its second edition to a new generation The first edition contributed to the development of a new field the sociology of music educatio

  • Title: Music on Deaf Ears
  • Author: Lucy Green
  • ISBN: 9781845493141
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hooray Professor Lucy Green s classic text is now available, in its second edition, to a new generation The first edition contributed to the development of a new field, the sociology of music education But the argument is of wider interest, and has been useful to me in better understanding the mechanics of the professional life as applicable to the working player Rob Hooray Professor Lucy Green s classic text is now available, in its second edition, to a new generation The first edition contributed to the development of a new field, the sociology of music education But the argument is of wider interest, and has been useful to me in better understanding the mechanics of the professional life as applicable to the working player Robert Fripp, King Crimson RESPONSES TO THE FIRST EDITION OF MUSIC ON DEAF EARS This is a fine book indeed The clarity of mind shining through the text is apparent, and the concern with music, musical experience and the development of children in our schools is self evident Musicians and educators would do well to reflect upon these ideas and the inherent challenges to our comfortable but essentially problematic ways of thinking about and responding to music Keith Swanwick, Music and Letters The argument, necessarily simplified here, is powerfully and cogently made It not only impinges on educational practice but is one of the best general discussions of musical meaning and ideology I have read Richard Middleton, Popular Music This analysis has considerable explanatory power, especially in regard to the response of school pupils to various musical styles I recommend this interesting and uncomfortable book not just to music teachers but to all those musicians and music lovers who think at all about the nature of their art Christopher Small, British Journal of Music Education

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