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Music for Children Vol. 3 Major: Dominant and Subdominant Triads

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Music For Children Bk 3 Ed Murray
Carl Orff devoted much of his life to the development of a philosophy of Music for Children based on his belief that music is the natural outcome of speech rhythm and movement. His ideas and pioneering work have had a major influence on music and dance education throughout the world and today that work continues under the guidance of leading teachers and educators in many countries. The five basic German volumes of Music for Children by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman were published between 1950 and 1954. Editions have since been published in Bolivia Brazil Canada Czechoslovakia Denmark Estonia France Ghana Great Britain (including a special Welsh edition) Greece Italy Japan Korea Latin-America the Netherlands Portugal Spain Sweden Taiwan and the USA. In 1952 the first edition in translation appeared an English language adaptation by Doreen Hall and Arnold Walter for their Canadian and American students. A few years later Margaret Murray independently developed a version (1957-1966) essentially to fulfil the needs of United Kingdom teachers. Inevitably the considerable growth of Orff-Schulwerk in the United States led to the publication of the American Edition (1977) to satisfy the requirements of a different educational system and national heritage. Orff-Schulwerk: Music for Children has proved itself to be a stimulating source of material for music teaching. Carl Orff's fundamental educational ideas have revitalized music education in nursery schools at all levels of primary and secondary education and in special music schools based on the concepts that: - music dance and language are inter-related and animated through rhythm. - when children discover invent improvise and compose their experience of music is intensified. These creative activities are complementary to those of interpreting and listening to music. - all who take part are encouraged to contribute not only vocally but also instrumentally. - the Orff approach to music education is many sided; it is concerned with practical music-making it provides fundamental experiences and it lays the foundation for a comprehensive musical training. - movement games and activities for body awareness in space time and flow lead to movement improvisation and dance forms. - music and dance have been notated in many different ways in history. Various ways of writing down sounds and music as well as playing from and interpreting different kinds of sources are being explored. Today countless teachers and institutions are using these ideas. More and more teachers look for ways of involving their students in active music making. In particular they seek to challenge their pupils' creativity by the use of music dance and speech - as media of human expression - as a foundation of all education. A prerequisite for work in Orff-Schulwerk is the artistic and pedagogical training of teachers. The Orff Institute was founded in 1961 as a Department of the 'Mozarteum' in Salzburg Austria. Training offered includes a four-year diploma course a two-year post-graduate course and a one-year-course in English. At the opening of the Orff Institute in Salzburg in 1963 Carl Orff ended his speech with a quotation from Schiller: 'I have done my part now do yours.' That challenge has been taken up by teachers worldwide. Murray Edition English adaption with additional material by Margaret Murray. Besed on and containing all the rhythmic and instrumental material from the main five volumes of the original German edition. Contents of this third volume: The instrumentation and range of keys are inceased. The settings include the chords on the fourth and fifth notes of the major scale.
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SKU 930002024806
Manufacturer Schott Music
Last Updated 2022-07-04 06:35:47
Model Number ED4867
Is Oversized No
Author Carl Orff|Gunild Keetman
Series Glory Sound
Medium Octavo
Publisher Shawnee Press
Composer Heather Sorenson
Accompaniment Piano
Instrument Percussion|Recorder|Vocal
Pages 12(07)
Editor Margaret Murray
Composer/Series ORFF
Production Status 2
Genre Sacred
Digital Download No