Music : A Way of Life for the Young Child

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For early childhood music and creative arts courses. This long-awaited revision of this best-selling core text has been completely updated to meld the classic content of previous editions with the latest in music theory and research, and a fresh focus on multicultural music. National music standards are teamed with the comprehensive survey of professional research previous users cherish, and linked to a wealth of activities for using music - including, in this edition, opera, classical music, and folk music - and movement experiences with children from birth to age 6. Sections on developmentally-appropriate practice present concrete experiences and activities for sharing music with all children in an inclusive environment in which the enjoyment of music is seen to be more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 213.4 x 271.8 x 12.7mm | 589.68g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0131116762
  • 9780131116764

Table of contents

1. Beginning the Musical Journey. 2. Infancy. 3. Music for the Ones and Twos. 4. Music for the Twos and Threes. 5. Music for the Threes and Fours. 6. Music for the Fours and Fives. 7. Music Through the Day. 8. Remembering the Importance of Music in All Our Lives. Appendix A: Music from Around the World. Appendix B: Music Terminology and Approaches to Music Education. Appendix C: Resources for Teachers in Early Childhood Classrooms. Appendix D: Learning Autoharp (R) and Guitar for the Classroom. Appendix E: Instruments for the Classroom. Song Index. Subject more

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