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Author Feldman, Evan, 1970-
Title Instrumental music education : teaching with the musical and practical in harmony / Evan Feldman, Ari Contzius, with contributions by Mitchell Lutch ; foreward by Frank L. Battisti.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2011.
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 Main Collection  MT1 .F42 2011    AVAILABLE


Call # MT1 .F42 2011
Phys. Description xviii, 392 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-386) and index.
Note Accompanying audio CD contains over 50 tracks of acoustically pure drones and demonstration examples.
Summary This textbook presents an extensive look at the topics most vital to running a successful instrumental music program, balancing musical, theoretical, and practical approaches. A central theme is the compelling parallel between language and music, including "sound-to-symbol" pedagogies. --from publisher description
Contents The process of teaching instrumental music. An introduction to sound-to-symbol -- Teaching rhythm and rhythm reading: audiation, pulse, pattern, and meter -- Tonality, melody, and singing -- Teaching improvisation and composition -- The history of instrumental music education and its philosophy -- Special topics: two models of instructional design -- Directing bands and orchestras. Classroom management -- Curriculum assessment, and grading -- Repertoire -- Score study -- Large ensemble set-up -- Rehearsals -- Intonation -- Directing other ensembles -- Special topics: motivation -- Administrative issues. Recruiting, organizing, and starting the band and orchestra -- Planning and managing the concert -- Promotion and advocacy -- Communication -- The music budget -- Copyrights -- Managing sound levels: protecting your ears and those of your students -- Special topics: leadership, mentors, and professional development.
Subject School music -- Instruction and study.
Instrumental music -- Instruction and study.
Alt Author Contzius, Ari, 1971-
Lutch, Mitchell.
ISBN 9780415879903 (hardback)
0415879906 (hardback)
9780415992107 (pbk.)
0415992109 (pbk.)
9780203848920 (ebook)
0203848926 (ebook)
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