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The power of music in the lives of older people

Creech, Andrea and Hallam, Susan and Gaunt, Helena and Pincas, Anita and McQueen, Hilary and Varvarigou, Maria (2013) The power of music in the lives of older people. Research Studies in Music Education, In pre. ISSN 1834-5530. DOI UNSPECIFIED

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Additional Information: (in press) This paper reviews the evidence relating to specific benefits of active participation in music-making amongst older people. Some barriers to participation are identified and implications for older people and their carers are discussed. There is much current interest in the role that music can play in protecting and sustaining well-being amongst older people. This is one of the only exisitn robust literature reviews in this area. I draw on key evidence, with an emphasis on a project carried out by the IOE, funded by the ESRC NDA strand. Our project has attracted international attention and this paper will be read widely.
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Lifelong and Comparative Education
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Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2015 16:07
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