Dalcroze-inspired activities at Oak Tree care home for the elderly as interaction rituals: an ethnography
Liesl van der Merwe, Catrien Wentink, and Janelize van der Merwe, North-West University, South Africa
Keywords: Dalcroze; musicing, interaction rituals, older adults, community music, ethnography
Rev. Prof. June Boyce-Tillman
SPACE FOR PEACE
I have been engaged in Interfaith dialogue since 1986. I created Space for Peace to show how dignity in the area of spirituality can be given musically.
8:00 – 9:00
wE WHO SING, PRAY TWICE
“We who sing, pray twice” has been running for seven years, as standalone events, learning simple sacred rounds and
chants in four-part harmony followed by silence to pray or meditate.
8:00 – 9:00
SEASONAL RITUALISED SINGING CELEBRATIONS
A reflection on the Wheel of the Year Events taking place in Richmond Upon Thames
cREATE IN ME A CLEAN HEART, O GOD
Stories church members and participants told about their Taizé-style service experience
Hetta Potgieter, Post-65 Research, North-West University, South Africa
Keywords: Ecumenisms, meditative, spirituality, worship, Dutch Reformed Church
BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH
Electronic composition as a mourning and healing ritual
Chris van Rhyn, Research Director MASARA, North-West University, South Africa
Keywords: electronic composition, Emily Dickenson, mourning, Jung, ritual, musique concrete
HOPE AND TEACHING MUSIC: RITUALS OF HOME DURING DISPLACEMENT
Waldo Weyer, Associate Professor, North-West University, South AfricaThis offers a perspective on how modern society has changed the ways in which music as a phenomenon is perceived, experienced, taught, studied, and performed.