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Articles by and about Anne Bischoff
Asia-Pacific Musics as an Impetus for Upper Primary Class Composition by Diana Blom and Anne Bischoff
This essay investigates the introduction of Asia-Pacific musics, in particular music of the Malay Terengganu Joget Gamelan, and also the sounds of compositions by Australian composers Peter Sculthorpe, Nigel Westlake, and Stephen Leek, as an impetus for upper primary class composition.
Class composition receives good and bad press, yet with one teacher, a 40-minute (or similar) time limit, and students of varying musical ability, it may be the only option. For primary students new to composition, group composing offers musical and moral support, the potential for co-operative learning, and a sharing and discussing of ideas, as they work collaboratively to build a piece of music...