Technology and Computers in Music and Music Education

  • Nicholas Reynolds
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 324)


The use of computers in music education is investigated from a historical perspective that draws parallels to the use of computers in education generally. Drawing upon a study into the musical compositions of primary school children working in electronic environments this paper presents approaches to the use of ICT in music education that appear at odds with approaches in other education areas. The paper provides reasons for this and offers ways in which ICT can be used differently in music education research.


Music children’s compositions ICT literature 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas Reynolds
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  1. 1.Melbourne Graduate School of EducationThe University of MelbourneAustralia

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