Scottish traditional music: identity and the 'carrying stream'

Charles Byrne

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    The aim of this chapter is to describe and analyze the experiences, thoughts, and views of a small group of traditional musicians who are key stakeholders in the continuing transmission of the Scottish music tradition. In addition, comparisons are made between theory-based views and the musical lives and work of the participants.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLearning, Teaching, and Musical Identity
    Subtitle of host publicationVoices across Cultures
    EditorsLucy Green
    Place of PublicationBloomington
    Number of pages13
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2011


    • musical identity
    • scottish traditional music
    • higher education
    • music education

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