ERIC Number: ED450068
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Performing with Understanding: The Challenge of the National Standards for Music Education.
Reimer, Bennett, Ed.
This collection of essays presents key ideas and practical suggestions for implementing the National Standards for Music Education through performance. Following a Preface and Music Content Standards for Grades K-12, essays in the collection are (1) "The Power of the National Standards for Music Education" (Paul R. Lehman); (2) "What Is 'Performing with Understanding'?" (Bennett Reimer); (3) "A Snapshot of a Quality K-12 Music Program" (Dorothy A. Straub); (4) "Challenging the Status Quo in School Performance Classes: New Approaches to Band, Choir, and Orchestra Suggested by the Music Standards" (Will Schmid); (5) "What Are We 'Doing' in Music? Toward a Lifelong Involvement with Music" (Suzanne M. Shull); (6) "The Kinesthetic Connection in Performing and Understanding Music" (Marvelene C. Moore); (7) "The Band and Orchestra Rehearsal: Toward Musical Independence" (Patricia J. Hoy); (8) "Making the School Orchestra a Treasure: Teaching Musical Understanding through Performance" (Robert Gillespie); (9) "Interview with Larry Rachleff: The Heart and the Brain in Performing" (Catherine Larsen); (10) "The Challenges of Performing Choral Music of the World" (Mary Goetze); (11) "Ethnomusicological Musings: Contemplating the Standards as Agents of Cultural Transmission and Change" (Bruno Nettl); and (12) "An Agenda for Teaching Performing with Understanding" (Bennett Reimer). (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Leadership, Music Activities, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Music Educators National Conference, Reston, VA.