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Blåsorkestern i förändring

Åkesson, Fredrik (2006)
Malmö Academy of Music
Abstract
Sweden has a long and extensive wind band tradition. Today the interest for the traditional instruments is decreasing among children and teenagers. What can this be due to? Which conditions are needed for a functional wind band in the future? The purpose of this essay is to find answers to these questions and at the same time shed light on good examples, where the wind band activity works. To be able to answer the questions have I made four interviews with persons who have a big knowledge and interest about the subject. To get a more holistic picture I have also written a chapter about the history and development of the wind bands in Sweden. The results show that the decreasing interest is connected to changes in the society we live in and... (More)
Sweden has a long and extensive wind band tradition. Today the interest for the traditional instruments is decreasing among children and teenagers. What can this be due to? Which conditions are needed for a functional wind band in the future? The purpose of this essay is to find answers to these questions and at the same time shed light on good examples, where the wind band activity works. To be able to answer the questions have I made four interviews with persons who have a big knowledge and interest about the subject. To get a more holistic picture I have also written a chapter about the history and development of the wind bands in Sweden. The results show that the decreasing interest is connected to changes in the society we live in and that society in extension affects the choice of instrument among children who want to play. The conditions for a functional wind band are a good recruit and an interesting activity. (Less)
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author
Åkesson, Fredrik
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Wind band, music education, music school, Musicology, Musikvetenskap, Pedagogy and didactics, Pedagogik, didaktik
language
Swedish
id
1329074
date added to LUP
2006-04-04
date last changed
2006-04-04
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  abstract     = {Sweden has a long and extensive wind band tradition. Today the interest for the traditional instruments is decreasing among children and teenagers. What can this be due to? Which conditions are needed for a functional wind band in the future? The purpose of this essay is to find answers to these questions and at the same time shed light on good examples, where the wind band activity works. To be able to answer the questions have I made four interviews with persons who have a big knowledge and interest about the subject. To get a more holistic picture I have also written a chapter about the history and development of the wind bands in Sweden. The results show that the decreasing interest is connected to changes in the society we live in and that society in extension affects the choice of instrument among children who want to play. The conditions for a functional wind band are a good recruit and an interesting activity.},
  author       = {Åkesson, Fredrik},
  keyword      = {Wind band,music education,music school,Musicology,Musikvetenskap,Pedagogy and didactics,Pedagogik, didaktik},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Blåsorkestern i förändring},
  year         = {2006},
}