by Brigitte Warner.
Helping music teacher interpret and apply the Orff-Schulwerk approach to music instruction is the emphasis of this book. By exploring the underlying dynamics of Orff-Schulwerk, the author guides educators to the awakening and development of their students’ musical creativity.
Among its features, the guide covers:
Developing rhythm as a musical element
Syllabicating words and establishing meter patterns through speech
Development melody from two-tone call
Teaching pitch awareness
The five pentatonic modes
Drone and ostinato accompaniment
Form and improvisation
Arranging folksongs for the Orff instrumentarium
Preparing the class for recorder playing