Putting Young America in Tune; How to Teach the Child Appreciation of Music Volume 9
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: ...for a million questions, while sound vibrations, the idiosyncrasies of wire strings, and the mysteries of the sounding board are gone into and explained. VVho can deny that father gets about as much out of this as the boy'? And after all it is quite the same as giving a needed lift over a hard problem in algebra or geometry. The ramifications of music study are so wide spread that they touch other interests at many points, and progressive teaching methods.are widening this scope immensely. Aside from answering questions and trying to help along the appreciation of music by supplying outside information correlated to it, it is the duty of parents to acquaint themselves with what is going on in the schools. And this the Parent-Teachers Associations are doing, but there are many parents who as yet do not take any active part in such organizations. Parents should visit classes and acquaint themselves with the way the study is being conducted. The parents' interest will bring improvement in those communities where that is needed, and it will either help the local board of education in progressive undertakings, or will bring those about where they are still absent. Poor public school music is too costly. Even in these days of the H. C. L. it should be done away withas being beyond all the bounds of extravagance. Just see "the toll it takes (very similar to that of inadequate private instruction) of time and energy and the dulling of ambition. Poor music teaching in the schools makes the subject itself abhorrent, and at the same time deprives the school life of one of its best influences. There is no other element in the educational scheme that more directly acts on the child 's char acter. The socializing influence of...
- 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
- 13 Sep 2013
- United States
- black & white illustrations