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Why and How to Teach Music Composition

A New Horizon for Music Education

by Maud Hickey

  • 144 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Education .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Instruction and study,
  • Music,
  • Curricula,
  • Instruction & Study - Composition,
  • Education / Curricula,
  • Composition (Music),
  • Juvenile

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8664825M
    ISBN 101565451546
    ISBN 109781565451544

      Leonard Bernstein had some wonderful words on the subject. Here is his take on the importance of teaching all students to read music. This is from his book The Infinite Variety of Music (): The ability to read notes is the key to . The student majoring in composition will develop sufficient skills and knowledge to function as a composer of concert music and to gain entry to a graduate program in music theory or composition in order to pursue a career as a teacher, scholar, and practitioner of .

    “Music is a highly skilled and noble discipline that not all can fully engage with; however, the best way to develop musically is through studying the Western canon of ‘classical’ music, learning skills for performance and reading notation, leaving composition to the ‘experts’. Hickey, M. (). Creative thinking in the context of music M. Hickey (Ed.), How and why to teach music composition: New horizons for music education (pp. ) by:

      By all means, take music composition lessons online, but keep in mind that many composers who teach online are making things up as they go along. Music theory courses and basic composition classes can provide valuable tools on your path to becoming a composer. Chapter 1: Freedoms and constraints: Constructing musical worlds through the dialogue of composition [from: Why and how to teach music composition: a new horizon for music education Add to My Bookmarks Export citation.


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2) Teach Jazz. This jazz composition book for GCSE students is perfect for building the different elements of jazz music to create a composition. A page of the book is left blank for pupils to Author: Lisa Spiller.

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Music is something that has intrinsic and unique meaning to everyone, regardless of their social status. THE COMPLETE GUIDE FOR GETTING STARTED IN MUSIC COMPOSITION THE BEST BOOKS TO READ TO PURSUE MUSIC COMPOSITION Some of these books might surprise you.

Before the best books are revealed, let’s go. I have tried to divide up the listings into logical topics. Sometime there will be significant overlap between these texts (ex. Adler and Blatter for Instrumentation), however, I have included both because I know many musicians who are partial to.

On June 6th, I had the privilege of giving a presentation to the Kansas Music Teachers Association entitled, Composition for Kids: Time Saving Ways to Encourage Composition. The KMTA teachers were very encouraging and participatory and I enjoyed their contributions to the lecture.

I will be posting this lecture in separate posts: Part 1 –. Why this book. This book arose in response to a practical need. In many years of composing and teaching musical composition at various levels, I have been repeatedly struck by the dearth of practical information about how music is constructed.

There are good texts available on harmony,File Size: 89KB. Get this from a library. Why and how to teach music composition: a new horizon for music education. [Maud Hickey;] -- Offers a philosophical foundation and rationale for teaching music composition, while discussing the teachers role in composition instruction.

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Nicola Cantan is a piano teacher, author, blogger and creator of imaginative and engaging teaching resources.

She loves getting piano students learning through laughter, and helping teachers to teach through games and off-bench activities, so that their students giggle their way through music theory and make faster progress.

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Offering Programs and Initiatives to Help You in Your Work as an Arts Leader. They rarely teach you how to write music, but instead seem to largely focus on melody manipulation, or the most basic of melody accompaniment.

Based on the suggestions of other talented composers, and the path I am personally taking, I would recommend starting with a book on 4 part harmony, and then moving into counterpoint. Why this book. This book arose in response to a specific, personal need.

In many years of composing and teaching musical composition at various levels, I was repeatedly struck by the dearth of practical information about how music is constructed.

There are good texts available on harmony, counterpoint, and. Why and How to Teach Music Composition Why and How to Teach Music Composition (A New Horizon for Music Education) Maud Hickey - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Offers a philosophical foundation and rationale for teaching music composition, while discussing the teacher's role in composition instruction.

Why not teach these skills to college freshmen. The composition profession evades the teaching of writing, I think, because the job seems impossible these days, especially in. Since then, peer-reviewed research on the best ways to teach college writing has accumulated in dozens of books and well-established journals — including College Composition and Communication Author: Doug Hesse.In the popular film School of Rock, Jack Black, as substitute teacher Dewey Finn, leaps to the front of the classroom, whips out an electric guitar, and plays an original Led-Zeppelin-esque tune for his stunned fifth teachers´ experiences with music in the classroom are a far cry from Black´s maniacal rock-and-roll antics-they find themselves on easier terms with a paper .One of the most important aspects of early music appreciation and education is the understanding of musical form.

While the concepts of structure within music may seem like complicated ideas for.