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Music Education in Crisis

Peter Dickinson, editor

ISBN: 978-1-84383-880-7

hardback

Number of pages: xiv+186 pages
Chapters: 17
Sent to a reviewer on 9 October 2013

Music Education in Crisis
The Bernarr Rainbow Lectures and other assessments

Contents
- Introduction and Acknowledgements - Peter Dickinson
- Bernarr Rainbow: A Biographical Note

Part I - Five Bernarr Rainbow Lectures
- 1999 Music and the Imagination
Baroness Warnock
- 2000 Music and Education: Towards a Non-Philistine Society
Lord Moser
- 2001 Music in the School Curriculum: Why Bother?
John Paynter
- 2004 A Provocative Perspective on Music Education Today
John Stephens
- 2010 Two-Score Years and Then? Reflections and Progressions from a Life in Participatory Music and Arts
Gavin Henderson

Part II - The 2005 Royal Philharmonic Society Lecture
Will Serious Music Become Extinct?
Peter Maxwell Davies

Part III - A 2013 Perspective
What Happened to the Music?
John Stephens

Part IV - Three Views on Music Education
- Music Education, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Bernarr Rainbow
- Keeping Music Musical
John Paynter
- Music: The Breath of Life
Wilfrid Mellers

Part V - Two Reviews of Bernarr Rainbow on Music
- The Wrong Title?
Nicholas Temperley
- An American Perspective
Marie McCarthy

Appendices
- Classic Texts in Music Education
- Awards Made by The Bernarr Rainbow Trust, 1997-2012
- Index

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