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ERIC Number: EJ443755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0027-4321
Unveiling the Mysteries of Musical Spontaneity.
Campbell, Patricia Shehan
Music Educators Journal, v78 n4 p21-24 Dec 1991
Discusses the importance of teaching improvisation. Defines improvisation as the spontaneous generation of melody and rhythm without specific preparation or premeditation. Answers reasons for not teaching improvisation. Suggests training the ear, providing models, allowing for imitation, developing performance facility, guaranteeing success, and pacing the instruction. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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