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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
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 392 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Unit 1 The Process Of Teaching Instrumental Music -- Chapter 1 An Introduction to Sound8211;to8211;Symbol -- The Connection Between Language and Music -- An Introduction to Kod225;ly -- An Introduction to Suzuki -- An Introduction to Music Learning Theory -- A Contemporary Approach to Kod225;ly -- Eclecticism and Hybridization -- Modeling and the Sound8211;to8211;Symbol Approach -- On Adopting Sound8211;to8211;Symbol in the Instrumental Class -- Further Reading -- Chapter 2 Teaching Rhythm and Rhythm Reading: Audiation, Pulse, Pattern, and Meter -- Rhythm and Movement -- Using Movement in the Instrumental Music Classroom -- Choosing a System of Rhythm Syllables -- Teaching Rhythm Words -- Using Flashcards -- Rhythm Words and Reading -- Teaching the Theory Behind Rhythm Notation -- Teaching Students to Feel Internal Subdivision -- Further Reading -- Chapter 3 Tonality, Melody, and Singing -- The Importance of Tonal Understanding -- Teaching 8220;Melodic Words8221; -- Singing in Rehearsal -- Teach Lots of Melodies! -- Further Reading -- Chapter 4 Teaching Improvisation and Composition -- Incorporating Improvisation and Composition Into the Rehearsal -- Teaching Improvisation -- Teaching Improvisation With Musical Patterns -- Using Improvisation to Teach Other Musical Fundamentals -- Teaching Composition -- Further Reading -- Chapter 5 The History of Instrumental Music Education and Its Philosophy -- Further Reading -- Chapter 6 Special Topics: Two Models of Instructional Design -- Teacher-Centered Approaches8212;Direct Instruction and Expository Teaching -- Constructivism and Discovery Learning -- Further Reading -- Unit 2 Directing Bands And Orchestras -- Chapter 7 Classroom Management -- Setting the Tone/The Importance of the First Weeks of School -- Behaviorism and Operant Conditioning in the Music Classroom -- Rules, Consequences, and Punishment in the Classroom -- Procedures8212;Moving Beyond the Right and Wrong of Rules -- Designing Classroom Procedures -- Maintaining and Enforcing Procedures -- Addressing Students About Discipline Issues -- Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is -- Other Factors That Affect Classroom Management -- Involving Parents in Classroom Management -- Further Reading -- Chapter 8 Curriculum, Assessment, and Grading -- Issues Concerning the Curriculum -- National and State Standards -- Further Reading on the National Standards -- Critics of National Standards -- What to Teach8212;Curriculum Guides, Component Skills, Observable Behaviors -- Assessment -- Compressing the Assessment Cycle -- Formative Assessment: Regular and Individual -- Summative Assessment: Detailed and Systematic -- Using Rubrics for Assessment -- Evaluations of Conceptual Understanding -- Writing Assignments -- Tests of Declarative and Procedural Knowledge -- The Value of Student Self-Assessment -- Grading Systems -- On Assessing Behavior, Participation, and Attendance -- Merit and Demerit Grading Systems -- Further Reading -- T$
Summary Instrumental Music Education is intended for music education majors studying to be band and orchestra directors at any level. It teaches how to develop musicianship in ensembles and optimize performance and will outfit directors with the practical solutio
Notes Some online versions lack accompanying media packaged with the printed version
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Instrumental music -- Instruction and study.
School music -- Instruction and study.
Form Electronic book
Author Contzius, Ari, 1971-
Lutch, Mitchell.
ISBN 0203848926 (electronic bk.)
9780203848920 (electronic bk.)