This comprehensive handbook is the ultimate reference for those interested in music education ... The format is superb; each part or topic is outlined in the table of contents, and each chapter includes an overview, graphs and charts (if applicable), reflective questions, the key source, and detailed references ...The editor's work is excellent. V. S. Xenakis, Choice
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Gary E. McPherson is Ormond Chair and Director of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne. He is editor of The Science and Psychology of Music Performance (OUP, 2002, with Richard Parncutt) and The Child as Musician: A Handbook of Musical Development (2006). A past President of ISME he has published well over 100 publications across a range of music education and music psychology topics. Graham Welch is Chair of Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. He is elected Chair of the internationally based Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE) and Immediate Past President of the International Society for Music Education (ISME). His publications number over three hundred and embrace musical development and music education, teacher education, the psychology of music, singing and voice science and music in special education and disability.