ERIC Number: EJ512724
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Start with the Melody.
Wilcox, Ella, Comp.
Teaching Music, v2 n5 p32-33 Apr 1995
Asserts that, given proper preparation at the elementary and middle school levels, high school students can learn to improvise stylistically appropriate harmony, rhythm, and melody. Provides suggestions for teaching choral improvisation. Maintains that improvisation success must build on what students always know--melody. (CFR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Focus on Improvisation." Journal availability: Music Educators Natl. Conference, 1806 Robert Fulton Dr., Reston, VA 22091-4348.