Information about Making Music : Creative Ideas for Instrumental Teachers (Paperback)
Patricia M. Gane - Over 200 step-by-step activities from beginner upwards. Ideal for individuals and groups. Photocopiable pages for projects.
Making Music is an invaluable practical resource for all instrumental and singing teachers. It will ensure that you make the most of every minute of lesson time and gives you the necessary tools to develop a student's musicianship to the full.
Making Music presents more than 200 accessible and imaginative activities guaranteed to improve every student's musical understanding and aural awareness. Subjects include warming up, pulse and rhythm, and basic musical elements such as harmonic progression, scales, melody, improvising, and composing. Some of the less tangible aspects of music-making, such as musical character and style, are also explored.
Suitable for both group and individual lessons, and for students at all stages, Making Music provides a refreshingly practical approach to developing the whole musician.
Playing with pulse and rhythm
Understanding basic musical elements
Playing with scales and chords
Improvising and composing
Making music - putting it all together
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