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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