ISBN 9781920051495
Pages 278
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 2006
Publisher African Minds Publishers, South Africa
Format Paperback

Centering on African Practice in Musical Arts Education

edited by Minette Mans

This collection brings together many African voices expressing their ideas and conceptions of musical practice and arts education in Africa. With essays from established scholars in the field as well as young researchers and educators, and topics ranging from philosophical arguments and ethno-musicology to practical classroom ideas, this book will stimulate academic discourse. At the same time, practical ideas and information will assist teachers and students in Africa and elsewhere, bringing fresh musical perspectives on instrument playing, singing, children's literature and play.

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About the Editor

Minette Mans

Minette Mans is a Namibian born academic, previously Associate Professor in the field of music, dance and education. She has published several books and many scientific articles that often cover the field from a Namibian perspective, and has performed field research mainly in the northern regions of the country. Her national and international experience as educator, writer and consultant has come to fruition in this easy to read, yet information laden book about the music of her country.  

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