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Durán, Lucy and Penn, Helen (2018) 'Growing into Music.' In: Kjørholt, Anne-Trine and Penn, Helen, (eds.), Early Childhood and Development Work. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 193-207. (Palgrave Studies on Children and Development)

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Abstract

This chapter is in the form of an interview between Lucy Durán and Helen Penn. Lucy Durán is a well-known ethnomusicologist who has made a series of films, sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Council in the UK—Beyond Text, in the project called Growing into Music (Growing into Music films: http://www.growingintomusic.co.uk/), for which she was the principal investigator. The films document how children from specialist musical families of great oral traditions acquire musical skills and knowledge, with films made by a team of four ethnomusicologists working in five countries: India, Azerbaijan, Mali, Cuba and Venezuela. In addition to the documentaries directed and filmed in Mali, which is Durán’s regional expertise, she also provides a commentary to the comparative film that covers footage from all five countries, making some interesting and important connections, with wider implications for music education.

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Arts > Department of Music
ISBN: 9783319913186
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91319-3_10
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2019 08:16
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31538

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