13 Feb PDF | On Jan 1, , James Ackman and others published Bonnie C. Wade, Thinking Musically. 23 Apr Thinking Musically: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture, 2nd ed. by Bonnie Wade. Article (PDF Available) in Music Educators Journal 97(1). Thinking Musically begins with Bonnie Wade’s statement of the purposes of the book, which are to offer “a basis for the contrast and comparison of diverse.

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Each case study uses the contemporary musical situation as a point of departure–covering historical information and traditions as they relate to the present–and comes with an audio CD of musical examples discussed in the text. Customers who bought this item also bought. Global Music Series Hardcover: Music in North India: Again, Thibking uses an assortment of musical bonnke drawn from throughout the world in order to emphasize her points.

Choose your country or region Close. I think I’m not alone, because when I read music survey textbooks, I find that the sections that introduce basic musical terms scale, meter, harmony, and so forth tend to be the weakest parts of otherwise good books.

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Essential for anyone teaching beginning students about the world’s musical cultures, Teaching Music Globally describes pedagogical techniques for classes from K to university level and offers a wealth of learning experiences.


Thinking Musically: Expressing Music, Experiencing Culture (Global Music Series)

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Wade has included an abundance of detailed suggested activities pertaining to various rhythmic concepts, such as Southeast Asian colotomic structure and Korean changdanbomnie with detailed charts for presenting the material.

Thinking Musically

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I am teaching a world music class with primarily inner city minority students at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, who are taking the course to fill general education requirements. No trivia or quizzes yet.

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. The suggested activities exhibit Wade’s understanding of educational philosophy and her awareness msically what educators require in structuring appropriate musical experiences for their students. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I was hired to teach Fine Art Survey, a high school course that covers dance, drama, music and fine art.

Academic Skip to main content. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. She has served as President of the Society of Ethnomusicology. Share your thoughts with other customers. In chapter 6, “Thinking about Issues,” Wade examines some arguably contentious topics that impact contemporary music education, including acculturation, gender, and “global versus local,” 9 where her pithy assertions are eloquently presented.


Designed for undergraduates and general readers with little or no background in music, it incorporates music from many diverse cultures–including the Americas, Thinkig, Africa, Oceania, and Europe–and establishes the framework for exploring This book has truly been a lifesaver for my music curriculum! I find it more useful as a teacher’s guide, material that I can adapt to my own lessons and style–and that’s perfectly fine, no criticism against the book. The text considers the effects of cultural influences such as gender and ethnicity on the bonie, interpretation, and performance of music.

Suggested activities include identifying extra musical links with instruments 7 as a method of increasing students’ awareness of music in daily life events, “the nature thinnking the musical roles of musicians,” and the meaning of musical terms for example, soloist, accompanist within the context of culture.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Activities include musical examples chosen by students which relate to the topic. Books by Bonnie C. Previous page of related Sponsored Products.

Describes the elements of music, but takes it out of the typical euro-centric, classical music context.