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Male voices [electronic resource] : stories of boys learning through making music / edited by Scott D. Harrison.

Contributor(s): Harrison, Scott D. (Scott David), 1962-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Camberwell, Vic. : ACER Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 178 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441617262 (electronic bk.); 1441617264 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Music -- Instruction and study -- Australia | Gender identity in music | Boys -- Australia -- Attitudes | Masculinity -- Australia | Music | MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Children'sGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Male voices.DDC classification: 780.8351 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Copyright; Foreword; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Source acknowledgements; About the authors; Introduction; 1 Aussie blokes and music'; 2 'Without music I'd just be another kid': Boys and the choral experience; 3 A boy's music ecosystem; 4 Music making in adolescence and beyond; 5 The singing classroom: Singing in classroom music and its potential to transform school culture; 6 Sharing music with Indigenous Australian boys; 7 'Girls and boys come out to play': My journey in gender and education.
Summary: Male Voices describes a diverse group of Australian boys and men actively engaging in making music. The book discusses how these males may need to overcome societal resistance and stereotypical images to pursue music but, when they achieve this, music makes a powerful, joyful difference to their lives.
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Cover; Copyright; Foreword; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Source acknowledgements; About the authors; Introduction; 1 Aussie blokes and music'; 2 'Without music I'd just be another kid': Boys and the choral experience; 3 A boy's music ecosystem; 4 Music making in adolescence and beyond; 5 The singing classroom: Singing in classroom music and its potential to transform school culture; 6 Sharing music with Indigenous Australian boys; 7 'Girls and boys come out to play': My journey in gender and education.

Male Voices describes a diverse group of Australian boys and men actively engaging in making music. The book discusses how these males may need to overcome societal resistance and stereotypical images to pursue music but, when they achieve this, music makes a powerful, joyful difference to their lives.

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