Jeremiah Jones and the musical crusade

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Cleaver, David. 2012. "Jeremiah Jones and the musical crusade." Barrett, Margaret and Stauffer, Sandra L. (ed.) Narrative soundings: an anthology of narrative inquiry in music education. Dordrecht, Netherlands. Springer. pp. 37-59
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Jeremiah Jones and the musical crusade

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID3337
Book TitleNarrative soundings: an anthology of narrative inquiry in music education
Authors
AuthorCleaver, David
EditorsBarrett, Margaret and Stauffer, Sandra L.
Page Range37-59
Chapter Number4
Number of Pages23
Year2012
PublisherSpringer
Place of PublicationDordrecht, Netherlands
ISBN9789400706989
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0699-6_3
Web Address (URL)http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/book/978-94-007-0698-9
Abstract

The research story, Jeremiah Jones and the Musical Crusade, as an example of resonant lifework, highlights various qualities and meanings that make up the musical life of a dedicated music student. Illuminations are presented in order to support the case for further understanding of the ways that music is both 'used' to structure life and as a component in personal identity formation. Developing further understanding of these matters is seen as vital for the future of music education. Importantly, much of the interpretive research process is apparent in the research text, as interactions between the participant and researcher are a storied component of it.
The narrative framework involved the construction of a storied research text from a synthesis of the meaningful connections, hidden significances and themes gleaned from a series of interviews with Jeremiah, the participant, and also from the researcher’s observations of him in musical performance and daily life situations.

Keywordsmusic education; narrative inquiry; musical identity; research as story
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390307. Teacher education and professional development of educators
390499. Specialist studies in education not elsewhere classified
390101. Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
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Byline AffiliationsFaculty of Education
University of Tasmania
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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