Film & Performance Studies

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Hymns and the Christian Myth

UBC Press

In Hymns and the Christian Myth, Lionel Adey demonstrates that over the centuries shifts emphasizing particular elements of the Christian faith accord with the interests and concerns of the times in which the hymns were composed.

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Music Therapy in Health and Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The twenty-two chapters of this international book reflect the breadth and scope of music therapy practice in the world today. Divided into two areas - clinical practice and research - sections have been ordered according to the chronological ages of the subjects, the dominant presenting problem of the client group, or the approach employed.

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Music and People with Developmental Disabilities

Music Therapy, Remedial Music Making and Musical Activities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author describes how music therapists work at child day care centres, adult day care centres and in other institutions. The first chapters cover the history and theory of working with music with people with developmental disabilities. The main body of the book covers discussion of the various methods, including individual and group work.

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Shakespeare as Prompter

The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Prompting is the thematic thread that pervades the pages of this book. Its primary connotation is that of the prompter who is urgently called into action, at moments of anxiety, when narrative begins to fail. The central dynamic issue concerns the amending imagination as a prompting resource which, through creativity and the aesthetic ...

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Music Lessons for Children with Special Needs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using music as a medium for communication and development between teacher and pupil, rather than as a subject to be learned, this book responds to the problems of presenting music to children with special needs. It provides a simple and accessible programme of work, allowing the teacher to choose from an array of different lessons.

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Music for Life

Aspects of Creative Music Therapy with Adult Clients

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Music for Life is the first survey in book form of Creative Music Therapy with adult clients. Central to the book is the idea that music therapy derives its uniqueness from music's base as a non-verbal art form. The accompanying CD allows the reader the opportunity to listen to excerpts from case studies described in the book.

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Music Therapy Research and Practice in Medicine

From Out of the Silence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this interdisciplinary and wide-ranging volume, David Aldridge explores the power of music as a healing treatment for a broad spectrum of physical and mental conditions. Interweaving theory and practice, Aldridge demonstrates the many ways in which a culture of research may be developed in a practice setting to the benefit of all.

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Chinese Opera

Images and Stories

UBC Press

This book introduces the reader to this unique theatrical form through an exciting series of photographs of operatic performances from many regions of the country.

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Music Therapy in Context

Music, Meaning and Relationship

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

By drawing extensively from current literature on music and developmental psychology, music therapy, psychotherapy and music theory, this book encourages music therapists not to compromise the musical process at the heart of their practice, but to use these with authority - the authority that this book seeks to provide.

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Prison Theatre

Practices and Perspectives

Edited by James Thompson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Prison Theatre offers a variety of perspectives on a range of practical and theoretical approaches to the use of drama and theatre in prisons and probation but also in secure settings including the use of creative processes to examine the roots of offending behaviour and in building prisoners' confidence, self-esteem and communication skills.

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