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Malcolm Tattersal

Malcolm Tattersal

A Townsville, Queensland, based musician, teacher and composer whose musical interests centre on the recorder. He regularly contributes record reviews for Music Forum but his primary occupation since 1980 has been teaching woodwinds in schools, both primary and secondary. He taught in state and independent schools in Melbourne for ten years before moving to Townsville where he has taught in state, Catholic and independent schools for twenty years.

Early Warning Signs of Hearing Loss

Link to Introductory Article Not sure how good your hearing is? Links to Other Articles Author Link to Introductory Article See Noise Exposure of Music Teachers for important information on this article. Not sure how good your hearing is? The

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Hearing Loss, Noise Exposure and the Law

Link to Introductory Article Calculating Exposure The Causes of Hearing Loss The Science behind the Law Aural Health and Legal Liability Links to Other Articles Author References Link to Introductory Article See Noise Exposure of Music Teachers for important information

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Hearing Protection for Music Teachers

Link to Introductory Article Introduction On Loudness Earplugs The Downside The Upside Optimising the Upside by Minimising the Downside Links to Other Articles Author Link to Introductory Article See Noise Exposure of Music Teachers for important information on this article.

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Noise Exposure of Music Teachers: Links

This page doubles as the ‘References’ page for all the following articles. Because of that extra function it includes some items which are not (to my knowledge) available online. Noise Exposure of Music Teachers  (Introductory article) Defining the Problem Teaching

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Noise Exposure of Music Teachers

Introductory Note by the Editor Background Status of This Material The Articles Terminology Acknowledgements Author Introductory Note by the Editor Malcolm Tattersall has kindly offered the opportunity to the Knowledge Base to become an “official” website for his basic research

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The Training of Specialist Music Teachers

In The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Classroom Music (Music Forum 13:2), Thomas Canter articulated some good reasons for wanting specialist music teachers in primary schools but more could be said. If music training of education students improves

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A Tropical Abundance — Music in Townsville

Introduction Instrumental Music in Schools … …and What Comes After Vocal Music in the Community and its Foundations in Schools Coda Cultural Desert? Where? Author References Introduction When I arrived in Townsville in 1990 I found a performing arts scene

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Teaching Strategies to Reduce Noise Exposure

Link to Introductory Article Introduction Teaching Strategies What Else Should I Do? Links to Other Articles Author References Link to Introductory Article See Noise Exposure of Music Teachers for important information on this article. Introduction In case you have not

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