Articles about Germany

Music Geragogy, Elemental Music Pedagogy and Community Music --didactic approaches for making music in old age
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 35-48

Older people have shown a growing interest in cultural activities in recent years. In Germany, the disciplines Music Geragogy and Elementary Music Pedagogy have reacted to this trend and started to integrate the topic 'Music making in old age' into ...

Blank spaces: In search of community music in Germany
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 77-82

In light of the scarcity of the term 'community music' (CM) within German academic discourses, this article tries to unfold probable reasons for this from the viewpoint of music education. It questions the accuracy of previous statements on the relevance ...

Sociocultural work and Community Music in Germany
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 7-22

This article is based on a version published over ten years ago in the "Handbuch Musik in der Sozialen Arbeit"/"Handbook of Music in Social Work" (Theo Hartogh and Hans-Hermann Wickel, 2004). The international discourse about Community Arts/Music was then still ...

'Community Music' in Germany? An attempt to untangle German and English concepts in the context of music and pedagogy
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 23-34

Which concepts come into play in the context of music and pedagogy? Why do German institutions tend to favour English terms such as 'education'? Why does a concept like 'Community Music' have no simple German translation--and why does it evoke ...

Historical Instruments Window
ITG Journal (2016) Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 38

 

DrumPower--music for a better community in the classroom: Group music therapy programme for violence prevention, social integration and empowerment in schools--suggestions from Community Music Therapy approaches
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 65-76

Prevention of violence is one of the major social responsibilities of the twenty-first century, requiring effective preventative measures at many levels. Music as a non-verbal and emotive medium provides general and specific means for promoting aggression regulation, social integration and ...

Developing community music in Germany: The journey to this journal issue
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 99

Although community music is slowly gaining popularity in Germany, it is still largely unknown, both as a term and as a concept of practice. Consequently, it has so far been understudied: there has been no primary research to specifically explore ...

Music-making and the master-pupil tradition in teaching: The current state of music education in Germany and Community Music
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 83-98

The present article considers the (non-)relationship of German educational institutions with the field of community music, a field of work currently without an independent designation in Germany. Beginning with the philosophies of its Musikschulen and Musikhochschulen, the article goes on ...