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Instrumental music pedagogy; teaching techniques for school band and orchestra directors [by] Daniel L. Kohut.

Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1973] .
ISBN 013467944X, 9780134679440

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Subjects Conducting.
Direction musicale.
Harmonies (Orchestres) -- Étude et enseignement.
Musique instrumentale -- Étude et enseignement.
School music -- Instruction and study.
Description x, 244 pages music 24 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-235).
Contents I. Basic philosophical considerations : Objectives of music education ; Objectives of instrumental music ; The importance of musicianship ; The importance of effective human relations ; Basic approaches to teaching -- II. Teaching musical notation : Basic principles and methods of rhythmic reading ; Basic principles and methods of sightsinging ; Specific pedagogical procedures ; Odd meters ; Changing or mixed meters ; Development of sightreading ability ; Conclusion -- III. Tone quality, intonation, and blend : General principles of musical acoustics ; Acoustical problems in instrument design and manufacture ; Other objective factors affecting tone quality and intonation ; Subjective factors influencing tone quality and intonation ; The stroboconn as a teaching aid ; Conclusion -- IV. Bowing and articulation : String bowing ; Wind instrument articulation ; The tongue release ; Conclusion -- V. Phrasing and interpretation : Melodic grouping ; Musical line ; Large intervals ; Accents ; Rhythmic interpretation ; Jazz style and interpretation ; Conclusion -- VI. Acquiring performance technique : How to practice ; The importance of slow practice ; Developing a steady beat ; Practicing scales and related exercises ; Developing evenness of fingering -- VII. Teaching class lessons : Grouping of students ; Structure and content of the lesson ; Teaching intonation ; Drilling difficult passages ; Teaching the slow beginner ; Teaching advanced classes ; Conclusion -- VIII. Ensemble rehearsal procedures : Preliminary considerations ; Tuning and warm-up ; The rehearsal proper ; Wind-percussion tone color ; Learning about music in rehearsal ; Miscellaneous considerations.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)447386
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WorldCat Identities Kohut, Daniel L., 1935-
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