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ERIC Number: EJ1047061
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0265-0517
The Integration of Visual Expression in Music Education for Children
Roels, Johanna Maria; Van Petegem, Peter
British Journal of Music Education, v31 n3 p297-317 Nov 2014
This study is the result of a two-year experimental collaboration with children from my piano class. Together, the children and I designed a method that uses visual expression as a starting point for composing and visualising music-theoretical concepts. In this method various dimensions of musicality such as listening, creating, noting down and performing are interrelated. The article goes on to compare this method with other piano methods in which visual expression is part of the learning process. The findings indicate that, by using their visual capacity, children can acquire a deeper insight of what music means as structured material and a better understanding of the music terminology.
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Language: English
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