Jeremiah Jones and the musical crusade

Cleaver, David (2012) Jeremiah Jones and the musical crusade. In: Narrative soundings: an anthology of narrative inquiry in music education. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp. 37-59. ISBN 978-94-007-0698-9

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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.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Accepted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publihser.
Depositing User: Dr David Cleaver
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2012 22:17
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2014 23:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: music education; narrative inquiry; musical identity; research as story
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0699-6_3
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21006

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