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I drum, therefore I am [electronic resource] : being and becoming a drummer / Gareth Dylan Smith.

Author/Creator:
Smith, Gareth Dylan.
Publication:
Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (228 p.)
Series:
SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music
SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music
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Subjects:
Drum set -- Instruction and study -- Psychology.
Drummers (Musicians) -- Psychology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Despite their central role in many forms of music-making, drummers have been largely neglected in the scholarly literature on music and education. Drawing on data collected from in-depth interviews and questionnaires, Gareth Dylan Smith explores the identities, practices and learning of teenage and adult kit drummers in and around London. As a London-based drummer and teacher of drummers, Smith uses his own identity as participant-researcher to inform and interpret other drummers' accounts of their experiences. Drummers drum; therefore they are, they do, and they learn - in a rich tapestry of
Contents:
"I drum, therefore I am"?
The snowball self
Learning to play drums
The snowball self in motion
A part, and yet apart
Ethnicity and cultural heritage
Gender and drumming.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-317-11923-1
1-317-11922-3
1-299-05641-5
1-4094-4795-2
OCLC:
827207025