WRITING & RESEARCH

David regularly contributes to a wide range of music-related magazines and journals including Music Teacher, Piano Professional and Cathedral Music. The subjects are often related to music education and recent articles have concerned organising pupil concerts, tutor books, the value of piano duets and ensuring the well-being of teachers. He is a Writer Member of ALCS.

Published Articles (Music-Related)

Barton, D.C.M. (2011) ‘Music As Experience’, in Dalcroze Society Newsletter 1(1) p.9

Barton, D.C.M. (2010) ‘Leisure Play: Valid Exam or Easy Option’, in Forte (LCM Examinations Newsletter) 2010(3) p.9

Barton, D.C.M. (2010) ‘Just Keep Smiling’, in Music Teacher 89(7) p.34

Barton, D.C.M. (2009) ‘The Joy of Duets’, in Piano Professional Autumn 2009 pp.30-31

Barton, D.C.M. (2009) ‘Tutor Books: Friend or Foe?’, in Music Teacher 85(5) pp.88-89

Barton, D.C.M. (2008) ‘A Portrait of Michael Kidd’, in Journal Into Melody September 2008 p.63

Barton, D.C.M. (2008) ‘You Must Be Mad!’ in Music Teacher 87(8) pp.56-57

Barton, D.C.M. (2008) ‘Keeping the Style Alive’, in Journal Into Melody March 2008 pp.18-19

Barton, D.C.M. (2007) ‘To Inspire, and To Encourage: The Role of the Teacher’, in The Guild of Musicians & Singers Newsletter September 2007

Barton, D.C.M. (2007) ‘The Versatility of the Victorian Musician’, in Cathedral Music 2007(3) pp.30-33

Barton, D.C.M. (2007) ‘What is the future for today’s light music composers?’, in Journal Into Melody March 2007 p.16

Barton, D.C.M. (2014) ‘Book Review: Music Education in the 21st Century in the United Kingdom: Achievements, analysis and aspirations’, in Educate~ 14(3)

Published Letters (Music-Related)

Barton, D.C.M. (2010) ‘Kindness Works Both Ways’, in Music Teacher 89(6) p.70

Barton, D.C.M. (2008) ‘Connected Learning’, in Libretto (ABRSM Newsletter) 2008(3) p.22

Barton, D.C.M. (2007) ‘The Plight of Church Music Composers’, in Church Music Quarterley 179(3) p.36

Barton, D.C.M. (2003) ‘Thinking Positive’, in Church Music Quarterley 160(1) p.31

Published Articles (Not Music-Related)

Barton, D.C.M. (2011) ‘Who’s That Grandad?’, in Retirement Today May/June 2011 p.19

Published Letters (Not Music-Related)

Barton, D.C.M. (2011) ‘Towards the Light’, in Family Tree Magazine p.90