Popular music education in and for itself, and for ‘other’ music: current research in the classroom

  title={Popular music education in and for itself, and for ‘other’ music: current research in the classroom},
  author={Lucy Green},
  journal={International Journal of Music Education},
  pages={101 - 118}
  • Lucy Green
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Music Education
  • This article considers some ways in which the school classroom enters into, changes and complicates musical meanings, focusing particularly on the role of popular music and how it relates to classical music. I suggest that in bringing popular music into the curriculum, educators have largely ignored the informal learning practices of popular musicians. Popular music has therefore been present as curriculum content, but its presence has only recently begun to affect our teaching strategies. I… CONTINUE READING
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