9780190235772

Kodály Today A Cognitive Approach to Elementary Music Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780190235772

  • ISBN10:

    0190235772

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/14/2015
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

In this new edition of their groundbreaking Kodály Today, Mícheál Houlahan and Philip Tacka offer an expertly-researched, thorough, and -- most importantly -- practical approach to transforming curriculum goals into tangible, achievable musical objectives and effective lesson plans. Their model -- grounded in the latest research in music perception and cognition -- outlines the concrete practices behind constructing effective teaching portfolios, selecting engaging music repertoire for the classroom, and teaching musicianship skills successfully to elementary students of all degrees of proficiency.

Addressing the most important questions in creating and teaching Kodály-based programs, Houlahan and Tacka write through a practical lens, presenting a clear picture of how the teaching and learning processes go hand-in-hand. Their innovative approach was designed through a close, six-year collaboration between music instructors and researchers, and offers teachers an easily-followed, step-by-step roadmap for developing students' musical understanding and metacognition skills. A comprehensive resource in the realm of elementary music education, this book is a valuable reference for all in-service music educators, music supervisors, and students and instructors in music education.

Author Biography


Drs. Mícheál Houlahan and Philip Tacka are co-authors of: Kodály Today: A Cognitive Approach to Elementary Music Education; From Sound to Symbol: Fundamentals of Music; the Sound Thinking Series including Music for Sight-Singing and Ear Training Volumes I & II and Sound Thinking: Developing Musical Literacy Volumes I & II; Zoltán Kodály: A Guide to Research; and numerous articles. Both have presented papers both nationally and internationally on aspects of music theory, music history, and Kodály studies and perception and cognition. They are faculty members for the Kodály Certification Program at the University of Texas.

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