Popular music and school music education: Chinese students’ preferences and dilemmas in Shanghai, China

@article{law2015PopularMA,
  title={Popular music and school music education: Chinese students’ preferences and dilemmas in Shanghai, China},
  author={Wing-Wah law and Wai Chung Ho},
  journal={International Journal of Music Education},
  year={2015},
  volume={33},
  pages={304 - 324}
}
  • W. lawW. Ho
  • Published 4 February 2015
  • Education
  • International Journal of Music Education
This empirical study investigates Chinese students’ popular music preferences in daily life and to what extent and in what ways they prefer learning popular music in school in Shanghai, China. Data were drawn from questionnaires completed by 1,730 secondary students (aged 12–17) and interviews with 60 students from 10 secondary schools, between September and October, 2011. Findings from these efforts were supplemented by and triangulated with data from interviews with 18 music teachers and… 

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