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Keeping it real: addressing authenticity in classroom popular music pedagogy

  title={Keeping it real: addressing authenticity in classroom popular music pedagogy},
  author={A. Ojala and L. V{\"a}kev{\"a}},
  • A. Ojala, L. Väkevä
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • This article provides theoretical understanding for a development project that is reported in a separately published item. We discuss the implications of authenticity in music pedagogy, especially as regards popular music in general music education. First we problematize authenticity in music classrooms through three themes: (1) how music sounds, (2) “glocal” music cultures, and (3) the role of mediation in framing the student’s freedom of choice. After that we argue that the authenticity gap… CONTINUE READING


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