E. McPherson, Gary; W. Davidson, Jane; Faulkner, Robert
Why do some children take up music, while others dont? Why do some excel, whilst others give up? Why do some children favour classical music, whilst others prefer rock? 'Music in our lives' takes an innovative approach to trying to answer these questions. It is drawn from a research project that spanned fourteen years, and closely followed the lives of over 150 children learning music - from their seventh to their twenty second birthdays.
Accessibly written by three leading researchers in the fields of music education and music psychology, this book makes a powerful contribution to understanding the dynam