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... A new book on the intersection of music and disability, Joseph N. Strauss' "Extraordinary Measures ... : Disability in Music," is reviewed (Oxford University Press, 2011). Strauss, a professor, author ... disability and their impact on composers, performers, and listeners - even the way music itself expresses disability. ...
... Announces that the UK National Music and Disability Information Service will be closing due to a ... this closing will terminate an invaluable resource for those seeking information regarding music and disability. ...
... The national winners of the Joyce Walsh Junior Disability Awards are: (1) Andrew Tompkins, a blind ...
Dis/Abling Musicking: Reflections on a Disability Studies Perspective in Music Therapy
Voices (2014) Vol. 4, No. 3

This theoretical paper aims to explore the role of a disability studies perspective in music therapy. Disability studies in context of music therapy is a field that is under development. I argue that a disability studies perspective both supports and ...

... This theoretical paper aims to explore the role of a disability studies perspective in music ... therapy. Disability studies in context of music therapy is a field that is under development. I argue that ... a disability studies perspective both supports and challenges music therapy models, practice, and ...
... performing artists with disabilities. Highlights the Society for Disability Arts and Culture, Theatre Terrific, and other organizations. ...
... According to the abstract for this panel, "Disability confers a distinctive cultural vantage point ... North America and the UK, will assess the impact of disability on their own lives, careers, teaching, and scholarship. ...
Prospettive bio-politiche sull’espressività delle persone con disabilità nella musicoterapia: esempi di casi
Voices (2014) Vol. 4, No. 3

The burgeoning interdisciplinary field of disability studies has understood disability not as medical pathology, but rather as a social and cultural construction. It involves political attempts to move the dividing line between dis/ability, ab/normal, as well as gender, race, or ...

... The burgeoning interdisciplinary field of disability studies has understood disability not as ... perspective of “claiming disability” (Linton, 1998) as a positive political and cultural identity ... . However, in the music therapy field, disability studies has been generally ignored because music ...
... performing artists with disabilities. Highlights the Society for Disability Arts and Culture, Theatre Terrific, and other organizations. ...
... Gimbel reviews a book, for both scholars and layfolk, discussing disability among composers and ... musicians, along with new avenues of musicological thought about the relationship between music and disability. (Oxford University Press) ...
... DaDaFest, which organizes a biennial festival promoting disability and deaf arts, is now a parter ...
... director of the National Disability Arts Forum, comments on the work the UK Arts Councils must do to ...
... has faced. Also discusses health and disability insurance options for musicians, especially for those ...
... Discusses the need for performance venues in England to be altered to cohere with the Disability ...