Reasons for Rhythm: Multimodal Perspectives on Musical Play

Julia Bishop, Andrew Burn

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Abstract

A description and multimodal analysis of children's musical play using a social semiotic approach, with particular focus on the uses and meanings of sight, gesture and touch in musical communication of this kind.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChildren, Media and Playground Cultures
Subtitle of host publicationEthnographic Studies of School Playtimes
EditorsRebekah Willett, Chris Richards, Jackie Marsh, Andrew Burn, Julia C Bishop
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages89-119
Number of pages39
ISBN (Print)978-0-230-32050-5
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Folklore
  • Children
  • Play
  • Musical analysis
  • Music education
  • Multimodal analysis
  • Communication
  • Social semiotics
  • Performance
  • Primary school
  • Ethnomusicology

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    Bishop, J., & Burn, A. (2013). Reasons for Rhythm: Multimodal Perspectives on Musical Play. In R. Willett, C. Richards, J. Marsh, A. Burn, & J. C. Bishop (Eds.), Children, Media and Playground Cultures : Ethnographic Studies of School Playtimes (pp. 89-119). Palgrave Macmillan .