First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk
Sing, Say, Dance, Play
By Joani Brandon, Betsy Greene, Rachel Grimsby, Craig Knapp, and Chris Tranberg
These strategies and activities link the Orff Schulwerk approach and John Feierabend's First Steps in Music methodology. The authors give classroom-ready activities relating to each of the eight parts of the First Steps in Music approach: Pitch Exploration/Vocal Warm-Up, Fragment Singing, Simple Songs, Arioso, Song Tales, Movement Exploration/Warm-Up, Movement for Form and Expression, and Movement with Beat Motions. Each section begins with a brief narrative describing the integration of First Steps in Music and the Orff approach and then gives a variety of lessons and activities.
Includes a set of twelve complete lesson plans, supplemental repertoire, and an expanded section on Arioso.
Whether you are a teacher using the Orff approach who is looking to augment your teaching or if you are a First Steps in Music teacher wishing to connect to the best of Orff, this book is for you!
Foreword by Dr. Feierabend
Pitch Exploration/Vocal Warm-Up
Movement for Form and Expression
Movement with Beat Motions
Sample 12-Week Semester Plan and Lessons
Additional Lesson Repertoire
Glossary of Terms
Index of Orff Extensions
5.0 (based on 2 customer reviews)
Outstanding classroom resource!
Pros: Great practical resource
By Candace Cameron
from Lubbock, TX
Expanding First Steps for the Orff Specialist!!!
Pros: Easy to follow directions
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