Barnes, B. (2000). Understanding agency. Social theory and responsible action. London: Sage.
Bennett, D. (2007). Utopia for music performance graduates. It is achievable, and how should it be defined? British Journal of Music Education, 24
Bransford, J. D., & Brown, A. C. (2000). How people learn: Brain mind experience and school. Washington DC: New Academic Press.
Burland, K., & Davidson, J. W. (2004). Tracing a musical life transition. In J. W. Davidson (Ed.), The music practitioner: Research for the music performer, teacher and listener (pp. 225–249). Aldershot: Ashgate.
Burt, R., & Mills, J. (2006). Taking the plunge: the hopes and fears of students as they begin Music College. British Journal of Music Education, 23
Corkhill, D. (2005). A young person’s guide to the orchestral profession. British Journal of Music Education, 22
Eteläpelto, A., & Saarinen, J. (2006). Developing subjective identities through collective participation. In S. Billet, T. Fenwick, & M. Sommerville (Eds.), Work, subjectivity and learning: Understanding learning through working life (pp. 157–177). Dordrecht: Springer.
Fielding, N. (1993). Qualitative interviewing. In N. Gilbert (Ed.), Researching social life (pp. 135–153). London: Sage.
Grossen, M., & Pochon, L.-C. (1997). Interactional perspectives on the use of the computer and on the technological development of a new tool: The case of word processing. In L. Resnick, R. Säljö, C. Pontecorvo, & B. Burge (Eds.), Discourse, tools and reasoning: Essays on situated cognition (pp. 265–287). Berlin: Springer.
Juuti, S., & Littleton, K. (2010). Musical identities in transition: Solo-piano students’ accounts of entering the academy. Psychology of Music, 34
Kingsbury, H. (1988). Music, talent and performance: A conservatory cultural system. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
MacDonald, R. A. R., & Miell, D. (2002). Music for individuals with special needs: A catalyst for developments in identity, communication and music ability. In R. A. R. MacDonald, D. J. Hargreaves, & D. Miell (Eds.), Musical identities (pp. 163–178). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
MacDonald, R., Miell, D., & Wilson, G. (2005). Talking about music: A vehicle for identity development. In D. Miell, R. MacDonald, & D. J. Hargreaves (Eds.), Musical communication
(pp. 321–338). Oxford: Oxford University Press.CrossRef
MacNamara, A., Holmes, P., & Collins, D. (2006). The pathway to excellence: The role of psychological characteristics in negotiating the challenges of musical development. British Journal of Music Education, 23
MacNamara, A., Holmes, P., & Collins, D. (2008). Negotiating transitions in musical development: the role of psychological characteristics of developing excellence. Psychology of Music, 36
Manturzewska, M. (1990). A biographical study of the life-span development of professional musicians. Psychology of Music, 18
Miller, J., & Baker, D. (2007). Career orientation and pedagogical training: Conservatoire undergraduates’ insights. British Journal of Music Education, 24
Mills, J. (2004a). Working in music: the conservatoire professor. British Journal of Music Education, 21
Mills, J. (2004b). Working in music: becoming a performer teacher. Music Education Research, 6
Mishler, E. G. (1986). Research interviewing: Context and narrative. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Nikander, P. (2008). Working with transcripts and translated data. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 5
Patton, M. Q. (2002). Qualitative research and evaluative methods (3rd ed.). Thousands Oaks: Sage.
Sosniak, L. A. (1985). Learning to be a concert pianist. In B. S. Bloom (Ed.), Developing talent in young people. New York: Ballantine.
Taylor, S., & Littleton, K. (2008). Art work or money: Conflicts in the construction of a creative identity. The Sociological Review, 56
Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of practice: Learning, meaning, and identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Wirtanen, S., & Littleton, K. (2004). Collaboration, conflict and the musica identity work of solo students: The significance of the student-teacher relationship. In D. Miell & K. Littleton (Eds.), Collaborative creativity (pp. 26–39). London: Free Association Press.
Wooffitt, R. (2001). Researching psychic practitioners: Conversational analysis. In M. Wetherell, S. Taylor, & S. J. Yates (Eds.), Discourse as data: A guide for analysis (pp. 49–92). London: Sage.