The Attitudes of Czech University Students to the Art Music of the First Two Thirds of the 20th Century as an Inspiration for the Creative Activity for Children



Year of publication 2016
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Looking for the unexpected : Creativity and innovation in music education
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

Field Pedagogy and education
Keywords contemporary classical music; empirical research; listening activities; music education
Description The study presents the results of nationwide musical-sociological research on the attitudes of university students of the Czech Republic towards contemporary art music of the 20th century. The research deals with issues such as positive, negative attitudes, and the tolerance of participants to music samples. It examines is the role of music education in conjunction with participants’ attitude to listened music. The second part of the study presents an idea for practical music creative activity: a workshop based on a creative listening activity for children that shows how avant-garde music can be presented in music lessons. The aim of this workshop was to stress the importance of a creative approach to music teaching and learning in a more productive way, interconnecting the theoretical basis of music research activities with practical use in music school lessons.
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