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Making It Up As You Go



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Making It Up as You Go: Selected Essays
Writing about Music, Improvisation and Teaching
The Isabel McNeill Carley Orff Essentials Collection
By Isabel McNeill Carley

Editor's Note/Schulwerk Terms
Introduction (by Anne M. Carley)
Part One - Origins
1. The Orff Approach
2. On Changing Your Life
3. Studies in Salzburg
4. AOSA Beginnings and The Orff Echo
5. Gunild Keetman, In Appreciation
6. The Magic Carpet of Sound
7. The Musical Realm of the Pentatonic

Part Two - Practicum
8. Where Do We Begin?
9. Speech Play
10. Building the Layered Orff Ensemble 
11. The Essential Use of Improvisation in Teaching Recorder 
12. Hand Drums: Playing Technique and Repertoire 
13. Music Plus: Kindergarten Curriculum Goals 
14. Advice to Orff Teachers
15. Transformations

Part Three - Exhortations
16. Training: Once Is Never Enough
17. Music Worth the Difference
18. Ersatz Orff (And How to Avoid It)
19. On Teaching Styles
20. The Value of Side Trips
21. Create or Perform?

Biographical Sketch - Isabel McNeill Carley
Music and Instructional Works by IMC
The Isabel McNeill Carley Orff Essentials Collection


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