The Orff Re-Echoes I is a compilation of articles and supplements from the Orff Echo from the first eight years of its publication (through 1977). Articles were chosen based on their general interest, relevance to the Orff approach, and usefulness. This collection serves as a permanent collection
The Orff Re-Echoes I is a compilation of articles and supplements from the Orff Echo from the first eight years of its publication (through 1977). Articles were chosen based on their general interest, relevance to the Orff approach, and usefulness. This collection serves as a permanent collection of serious articles for the Orff instructor and/or enthusiast. Editor, Isabel McNeill Carley.
Table of Contents: Part I: History European Background - Orff Schulwerk: Past and Future - Gunild Keetman's Contribution to the Schulwerk - How the Orff Xylophone Was Born American Experience - The Orff Schulwerk in American Education - The Proliferation of Orff Schulwerk - The Arts in Education: A Superintendent's View
Part II: Philosophy - Process as Content in Orff Schulwerk - Orff Schulwerk and Contemporary American Education Thought - Why Does Orff Work? - The Value of the Orff Approach - No Pigeon-Hole Called "Music" - Orff Impact Quotient...Rising - Apologia for Orff Schulwerk - Orff's "Schulwerk" Editorials - Music With a Difference - The Atmosphere in the Classroom - On Creativity - On Being Simple-Minded - The Central Role of Music in Education - Orff is the Answer - That Lovely Two-Headed Betsy Higginbottam Viewpoints - Yes-But...A Parable - To Take Time - The Animal School
Part III: Applications – Areas of Concentration Song - About Singing: A Plea for the "Vox Humana" - The New Children's Song Movement - Try Movement First - American Play Parties: A Rich Source for Movement Ideas - Movement and Rhythmic Education - Music and Movement: Thoughts About Education in the Arts Improvisation - Thoughts on Improvisation - Improvisation: Key to Orff Schulwerk - The Use of Improvisation in Recorder Teaching - Improvisation: The Life-Blood of Music Drama - Creative Play-Acting with Children - Orff Schulwerk and Creative Drama In the Classroom - Portrait of the Music Teacher as an Energy Crisis - Orff Schulwerk and the Classroom Teacher - Orff and the Young Child - Celebrations - The Use of the Recorder in the Orff Approach Therapy - Orff with the Retarded In the Church - Orff in Church - The Magic of Orff: A Place to Begin Works Cited