Music Education and Muslims
Music has had an unhappy history in the lives of many Muslims. Because religion is so tightly bound up with culture it is not always clear why this should be the case. Nonetheless, music is a sensitive issue for many Muslims and this has to be understood when providing appropriate music education. Music is a compulsory part of the curriculum in the U.K., so it is essential that music teachers understand the relationship between Muslims and music.
This book looks at the history and position of music in Islam. It considers music education in Muslim countries, and looks at music lessons in multiethnic classrooms in the U.K. The recommendations about how music lessons can be made more appropriate to Muslim pupils are based on the author's research and experience. She suggests ways to ensure that people are never persuaded to do anything which conflicts with their religion, while extending the opportunity for meaningful music lessons for all pupils.
This book is for all principals striving to fulfill their statutory obligations to all pupils, and essential reading for music teachers in multicultural schools.
12 pages matching Akhtar in this book
Results 1-3 of 12
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
acceptable Adapazari adhan agreed Akhtar Allah allowed Arabic asked Azhar believes boys Castle creative culture dance daughter England English feel GCSE girls hadith halal haram harmonium Hewitt idea imams interview Islam Islamia Jouvaid Kelani Key Stage keyboard kids Lambat live look lslam lslamic lt's Luton madrassas Massaoudi mean mosque mother Muhammad music education music in school music lessons music teacher musical instruments musician Muslim community Muslim Music Muslim pupils Muslim schools nasheeds National Curriculum opting Pakistan Palestinian parents percussion instruments performing arts Peshawar play pop music primary schools problem Prophet qawali Qur'an Ramadan Raza realise religion religious Riffat Ruqaiyyah Saiqa sang secondary school secular Shazeen Shoaib singing songs Sufis Sunita Sunni talk Tasleem taught teaching music things thought told tradition Trevathan Turkey understand Urdu views Western Whiteman women Yusuf Islam Zainab