Discovered whilst entering a new millennium: A technological revolution that will radically influence both music making and music education
This brief position paper considers opportunities related to music making in general and music education more specifically that are evolving as a consequence of our increasingly networked world. It calls for music education to introduce music's diversity to young learners in the knowledge that the widest variety of musical repertoire is globally available by way of the Internet. Increasingly, pedagogical tools and information are supporting online communities related to this musical diversity. It proposes, too, that aesthetics, a means of encouraging musical communication, return to musical discourse, in particular in schools.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: De Montfort University
Publication date: 16 February 2012
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- The Journal of Music, Technology and Education (JMTE) explores the issues concerning the use of technology in music education. It examines pedagogy at all levels and across genres such as composition, musicology, performance and music production. It is the only journal specifically dedicated to the educational aspects of music technology and the technological aspects of music. Peer-reviewed, with an international editorial board, JMTE aims to draw its contributions from a broad community of educators, researchers and practitioners who are working closely with new technologies in the fields of music education and music technology education.
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