Bulletin Volume 703-721

Bulletin Volume 703-721

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... of a third and all the skips of the tonic chord. b Recognizing two and three-part measure. Representation. The teacher places on the blackboard short, simple melodies in two-part and three-part measure, without bars or measure signature. The teacher sings while the children listen and beat the measure. Then a child indicates the accent and places the bars. Reading. From blackboard or chart. Writing. The teacher sings melodic groups of scale tones with a neutral syllable, the pupil responds singing with the syllable names, then represents the tones on the blackboard. Second Term First term activities continued. Reading from look. Suggestions to Teachers The first book to be used by the pupil, presumably begun in the second term, should r contain very simple material furnishing abundant practice in the limited " vocabulary" of tone and rhythm which has been acquired by oral practice and blackboard representation. The music reading vocabulary of these pupils consists of those tonal and rhythmic problems which they know and recognize, first through the ear, and later through the eye, by means of blackboard representation. The time for beginning the use of the book, and the length of time to be taken for preliminary training, should be determined by the advancement rather than by the grade or age of the class. An upper-grade class, beginning the study of music, might do the first and second years' work in one year, while conditions might exist where three years should be taken to do the work outlined for the first two years. Reading is getting definite thought from the representation. As soon as the pupil can hear the tones and sense the rhythm as he looks at the representation, he is ready to begin to read, but no! before. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236874358
  • 9781236874351