PhD Monash University 2013 Pages:

A critical study of the music pedagogy in post-revolutionary Iran (1979-2010): breaking down the boundaries between two musical methods

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This doctoral research examines the similarities between the Iranian and classical pedagogies through utilizing the holistic music education. Iranian classical ney and Western flute will be drawn upon to explore how and to what extent the pedagogical elements relate to and interplay with each other within the two different contexts to attain the same goals through the similar behaviours and functions that embraces all the physical and musical aspects of performance, instrument and instrumentalist. This research aims to demonstrate how the process of holistic pedagogy can aid the acquisition of practical knowledge and skill as a pathway towards sophisticated and mature performance and pedagogy....

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