A comprehensive book on Dalcroze Eurhythmics and how it can be applied in both instrumental teaching and music education… the perfect book for music students and music teachers. Suitable for the teaching of children as well as young people and adults and can also be used to advantage in other artistic contexts.
The author describes the basic principles of the Dalcroze approach and discusses how one can develop musicality and an ear for music, instrumental techniques, and a feeling for rhythm through bodily movements and the use of multiple senses.
The book contains exercises, discussions on methodology and lesson planning, and tips on useful materials. In addition, there is a substantial section on the child’s motor development and the relationship between rhythm, motor activity and playing a musical instrument.
Richly illustrated with many colour pictures.