Teaching of Instrumental Music

ISBN-10: 013020689X
ISBN-13: 9780130206893
Edition: 3rd 2002
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Description: For undergraduate/graduate-level Instrumental Methods courses, Elementary or Secondary Methods courses, and Technique/Pedagogy courses in brass, woodwind, percussion and strings. This text/reference focuses on the essential competencies required  More...

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List price: $143.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/27/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

For undergraduate/graduate-level Instrumental Methods courses, Elementary or Secondary Methods courses, and Technique/Pedagogy courses in brass, woodwind, percussion and strings. This text/reference focuses on the essential competencies required for teacher certification in instrumental music. The first section of the book focuses on essential issues for a successful instrumental program: objectives, assessment and evaluation, motivation, administrative tasks, and recruiting and scheduling (including block scheduling). The second section devotes a chapter to each wind instrument plus percussion and strings, and includes troubleshooting checklists for each instrument. The third section focuses on rehearsal techniques from the first day through high school.

Preface
History of Instrumental Music
The Development of the Orchestra
The Development of the Band
The Growth of Public School Music
Bibliography
Objectives
The Purpose of Objectives
Objectives for Special Populations
Organizing Objectives
The Relation of Standards to Objectives and Assessment
Extramusical Values
The Priority of Objectives
Bibliography
Evaluation
Defining Evaluation in Music
Principles for Evaluation
Evaluating Music As an Art
Evaluating Musical Skills
Observation
Listening
Portfolios
Rubrics
Evaluation of Instrumental Objectives
Bibliography
Motivation
Intrinsic Motivation
Extrinsic Motivation
Other Possibilities
Performance
Bibliography
Administration
Organization
Budgeting and Property
Purchasing
Music Library
Facilities
Public Relations
Relationship with Parents
Relationship with Students
Relationship with Administrators and Colleagues
Bibliography
Recruiting and Scheduling
Preliminaries for Successful Recruiting
Instruction
Retention
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Summer Programs
Private Lessons
Honors Courses
Scheduling Elective Courses
Small Ensembles
Scheduling Honor/Community Ensembles
Bibliography
Principles of Winds and Acoustics of Strings
Breathing
Acoustical Principles for Winds
Acoustical Principles for Strings
Bibliography
The Flute
History
Selecting the Instrument
Assembling the Flute
Holding the Flute
Embouchure and Register
Intonation
Tone Quality
Technique: Articulations and Fingerings
What to Practice
Care and Maintenance of the Flute
Troubleshooting
Bibliography
The Oboe
History
Selecting an Instrument
Assembling the Oboe
Holding the Oboe
Embouchure
Intonation
Tone Quality
Reeds
Technique: Articulations and Fingerings
Care and Maintenance of the Oboe
Troubleshooting
Bibliography
The Clarinet
History
Selecting the Instrument
Assembling the Clarinet
Holding the Clarinet
Embouchure
Bass Clarinet
Intonation
Tone Quality
Technique: Articulations and Fingerings
Fingerings
Reeds
What to Practice
Care and Maintenance of the Clarinet
Troubleshooting
Bibliography
The Bassoon
History
Selecting a Bassoon
Assembly of the Bassoon
Position for Holding
Embouchure
Intonation
Tone and Effects
Tonguing
Fingering
Reeds
Care and Maintenance of the Bassoon
Troubleshooting
Bibliography
The Saxophone
History
Selecting the Instrument
Assembling the Saxophone
Holding the Saxophone
Embouchure
Range
Intonation
Tone Quality
The Mouthpiece
Reeds
Technique: Articulations and Fingerings
What to Practice
Care and Maintenance of the Saxophone
Troubleshooting
Bibliography
Principles for Brass
Conical and Cylindrical Instruments
Selecting the Instrument
Starting the Beginner
Embouchure
Endurance
Warm-Ups and Warm-Downs
Control
Flexibility
Range
Articulations
Intonation
Mutes
Dynamics
The Mouthpiece
Care, Cleaning, Maintenance
Troubleshooting
Bibliography
The Trumpet and Cornet
History
Selecting the Instrument
Assembling the Instrument
Holding the Trumpet or Cornet
Embouchure
Intonation
Tone Quality and Effects
Fingerings and Technique
What to Practice
Care and Maintenance of the Trumpet/Cornet
Bibliography
The Horn
History
Selecting the Instrument: B[superscript b] or F Horn
The Horn as a Marching Band Instrument
Assembling the Horn
Holding the Horn
The Beginning Student
Embouchure
Intonation
Tone Quality
Fingerings
What to Practice
Care and Maintenance
Bibliography
The Trombone and Baritone/Euphonium
History
Selecting the Trombone
Selecting the Baritone and Euphonium
Assembling the Instruments
Positions for Holding
The Beginning Student
Embouchure
Mouthpiece
Intonation
Tone and Effects
Slide Technique for Trombone
What to Practice
Care and Maintenance
Bibliography
The Tuba
History
Selecting the Instrument
Assembling the Instrument
Holding the Tuba
Embouchure
Intonation
Fingerings
Tone and Effects
Care and Maintenace of the Tuba and Sousaphone
Bibliography
Percussion Instruments
Selecting the Instrument
The Percussion Section
Snare Drum
Snare Performance
Bass Drum
Mallet Percussion
Timpani
Chimes
Tenor Drum and Tom-Toms
Cymbals
Tam-Tam
Tambourine
Triangle
Latin American Instruments
Other Ethnic Percussion
Other Traps and Auxiliary Percussion
The Drum Set
Marching Percussion
Bibliography
Principles for Strings
History
Physical Characteristics
Selecting a String Instrument
Left-Hand Fundamentals
Right-Arm and Hand Movement
Bowing
Care and Maintenance of Instruments and Bows
String Troubleshooting
Bibliography
The Violin
History
Selecting the Violin
Holding the Violin
Left-Arm and Hand Movements
Right-Arm and Hand Movements
Tuning
Harmonics
The Shift
Teaching Vibrato
What to Practice
Bibliography
The Viola
History
Selecting the Instrument
Holding the Viola
Left-Arm and Hand Movements
Shifting
Vibrato
Left-Arm and Hand Movements
Right-Arm and Hand Movements
Transferring from Violin
Bibliography
The Cello
History
Selecting the Instrument and Bow
Holding the Cello
The Beginning Student
Left-Arm and Hand Movements
The Right-Arm and Hand Movements
What to Practice
Bibliography
The Double Bass
Selecting the Instrument
Holding the Bass
Left-Arm and Hand Movements
Right-Arm and Hand Movements
What to Practice
Care and Maintenance
Bibliography
Rehearsal Routines
Score Preparation
Rehearsal Planning
Daily Routines
Tuning and Intonation
How to Practice
Bibliography
Rehearsing Concert Literature
Focusing the Rehearsal
Selection of Music
Phrasing
Tone, Balance, Blend, and Instrumentation
Musical Independence
Tempo, Meter, and Rhythm
Musical Interpretation
Bowing
The Jazz Program
Jazz Interpretation
Concerts
Bibliography
Index

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