Prelude: Framing and re-framing the narrative possibilities for music education

Margaret S. Barrett, Sandra Stauffer

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Stephen Pinker here reminds us of the mutability of human thought, of the ways in which humans might frame an instance or event in a range of ways. In the seven narrative accounts of living music stories in school, university, and community settings, we are invited by the authors and the accompanying commentary writers to consider the conundrums, the incompatibilities, and the puzzlements that underlie the ways we come to understand music education and experience.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNarrative Inquiry in Music Education
Subtitle of host publicationTroubling Certainty
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781402098611
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences
  • General Arts and Humanities


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