By Micaela Gruner
A handbook for pedagogical practice and for work with groups of all ages. The historical background and how Carl Orff rediscovered and developed the intrumentarium for educational practice is presented as well as the conception of Orff-Schulwerk. Detailed, descriptive information about handling and playing instruments is given with tips and instructions. Selection and handling is also discussed. Suggestions on how to enable musical play with one another are presented. Readers are encourage to explore the various possible applications and creative possiblities of the instrumentarium. Includes recommendations for literature and further training. Includes a CD/MP3 of aural examples with 2 sound samples of dance pieces from the early 1930s.