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Laurencin, Genevieve – 1989
Part of an international series of amply illustrated, colorful, small size books for children ages 5 to 10, this volume presents stories about different aspects of music. The text explains how to listen to music, the main families of musical instruments, the importance of musical instruments in other cultures, and how a violin is constructed. Each…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, History Instruction
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Raab, Emil – Music Educators Journal, 1980
Noting that developing skill with a musical instrument requires much dedicated practice, the author gives advice to students and teachers about maximizing the productivity and efficiency of a practice session. (SJL)
Descriptors: Applied Music, Drills (Practice), Efficiency, Guidelines
Higa, Harold – 1985
The Honolulu (Hawaii) Symphony Orchestra's commitment to education includes young people's concerts and in-school ensembles. The purpose of this booklet is to enhance the educational potential of in-school concerts through the presentation of information about the orchestra and music related concepts. Part 1 describes the orchestra's personnel,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Concerts, Elementary Education, Learning Activities
Burton, Leon H., Ed.; Thomson, William, Ed. – 1982
Forty-nine music lessons for use in sixth grade classes are presented. A number of these lessons feature songs and musical instruments from or about Hawaii, and lessons stress learning about tempos, accents, meters, notes, and rhythm patterns. The lessons introduce the history of instruments such as the ukulele, recorder, rhythm instruments, and…
Descriptors: Applied Music, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, Music Activities
Burton, Leon H., Ed.; Thomson, William, Ed. – 1983
This fifth grade text provides music and rhythmic activities for the development of both musical skills and appreciation. The learning of music symbols, notes, chords, rhythm, harmony, and specific songs is stressed. While most of the songs were composed in the contiguous 48 United States, music from Hawaii and from other countries is included.…
Descriptors: Applied Music, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Music Activities