Building a new music curriculum: A multifaceted approach

Chi Cheung Lawrence LEUNG

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The article discusses the significance of multifaceted music curriculum (MMC) model in music education. It mentions that the MMC Model approaches curriculum from a comprehensive perspective and underscores the importance of addressing a range of different dimensions and issues in designing music curriculum. It notes that the MMC Model aims to lead stakeholders in music education to consider all relevant dimensions necessary for planning an effective curriculum. Moreover, it asserts that there are four dimensions being emphasized in the MMC Model which include the importance of popular, traditional and contemporary music, music at the local, national and global level and embedding academic studies in appreciation, composition and performance activities. Copyright © 2004 Leung, C.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-22
JournalAction, Criticism and Theory for Music Education
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2004


Leung, C. C. (2004). Building a new music curriculum: A multifaceted approach. Action, Criticism and Theory for Music Education, 3(2), 2-22.


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