The Percussion Band – Mere Noise or Music?

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Abstract

The Percussion Band method is part of our methodological heritage. The method was carefully based on contemporary educational theory and its advocates argued convincingly for its inclusion in kindergarten and school curricula. Critics of the method were heard from the first. This article seeks to examine the arguments for and against the method, the educational beliefs that underlie these positions and to note the influence of the method in the Australian school curriculum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-122
Number of pages12
JournalBritish Journal of Music Education
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992

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