China Centennial School Music Education Development ( 1904-2004 )
|School||Nanjing Normal University|
|Keywords||thought of music education esthetic education mother-tongue multi-cultural|
The 20th century of China witnessed the unceasing development of thought of music education through its own evolution. As part of cultural system of the society, music education, like education of other subjects, undertakes the twofold mission of both inheriting and innovating. Being a componential part of the political and economic system of society, education is an issue which involves various complicated elements such as the changes of culture, society and institution. Therefore, the evolution of thought of music education is the result of the interplay of all the related elements in the changes of education, academics, foreign and native cultures and so on. With the current politics and development of education as its background as its background, this thesis examines the evolution of thought of school music education of China in the past 100 years from the perspectives of music pedagogy as well as cultural and social research.The 21st century is an era when our country is more open to the outside world. The interaction between western and eastern cultures, the undertakings of advancing and enriching the fine cultural heritage of our own nation and absorbing the essence of foreign culture and science will be reflected in various aspects of school music education such as thought, concept, contents and methods. School music education is confronted with a much broader vision and ever-changing challenges. However, we have reason to believe that the development of though of school music education will keep pace with the time and, on the foundation of the development of contemporary school music education, will lead to a better construction of school music education of China in the 21st century.