Teaching of Instrumental Music

ISBN-10: 0205660177

ISBN-13: 9780205660179

Edition: 4th 2010 (Revised)

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Description: An ideal reference for instrumental music teachers. The first section focuses on essential issues for a successful instrumental program: objectives, assessment and evaluation, motivation, administrative tasks, recruiting and scheduling (including block scheduling), and rehearsal techniques from the first day through high school. The second section devotes a chapter to each wind instrument plus percussion and strings, and includes troubleshooting checklists for each instrument. Features photographs, additional musical examples, and troubleshooting checklists for each instrument.History of Instrumental Music. Objectives. Evaluation. Motivation. Administration. Recruiting and Scheduling. Rehearsal Techniques: Routines and Procedures. Rehearsal Techniques: Concert Preparation. Principles for Strings. An Overview of Wind Instruments. The Flute. The Oboe. The Bassoon. The Clarinet. The Saxophone. Principles for Brass. The Trumpet and Cornet. The Horn. The Trombone. The Tuba and Baritone/Euphonium. Percussion Instruments. String Instruments: Violin/Viola, Cello, Bass.For instrumental music teachers.

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List price: $47.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/22/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Dr. Michael Hewitt was born in South Wales in the United Kingdom. He earned his bachelor of music degree at London University and a master's degree and doctorate at the University of Bangor, where he specialized in musical composition. He is a classically trained musician, a composer, a lecturer, and an author on musical subjects. Working to commission, he writes classical scores as well as soundtracks for various television productions, both at home and abroad. He is currently working as a music technology tutor at Coleg Harlech, North Wales.

Starting Out
Instructional Approach
Musical Vocabulary Development
Music Literature And Performances
Learning Songs By Ear
Learning To Practice
Teaching and the Role of Motivation
Psychology
The Instrumental Music Classroom
Performance
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Objectives
The Purpose Of Objectives
Types Of Objectives
Organizing Objectives
Creating Instructional Objectives
Extramusical Values As Instrumental Objectives
The Priority Of Objectives
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Assessment
Defining Assessment In Music
Principles For Assessment
Assessing Music As An Art
Evaluating Musical Skills
Observation
Listening
Portfolios
Rubrics
Tests, Tools, And Procedures For Assessment
Assessment Of Instrumental Objectives
Grading
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Administration
Organization
Calendar
Finances
Property And Accountability
Music Library
Facilities
Public Relations
Relationships With Parents
Relationship With Students
Relationships With Administrators And Colleagues
Travel
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Recruiting
Preliminaries For Successful Recruiting
Generating Interest
Recruiting Plan
Selecting An Instrument
Locating An Instrument
Follow-Up
Retention
Discussion Questions
Websites
Scheduling
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Block Scheduling
Summer Programs
Private Lessons
Team Teaching
Honors Courses
Elective Courses
Jazz And Other Small Ensembles
Honors And Community Ensembles
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Technology
Overview
Technology-Assisted Instruction
Electronic Instruments
Music Production: Digital Audio
Music Production: Digital Audio
Multimedia
Funding For Technology
Discussion Questions/Activities
Notes
Websites
Special Populations and Instrumental Music
Legislation
Instructional Ideas For Teaching Instrumental Music To Students With Special Needs
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
The Physiology of Instrumental Music Performance
Matching Student And Instrument
Systems Of Body Movement
Other Health Issues
Performance Anxiety
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Principles of Winds and Acoustics of Strings
Breathing
Acoustical Principles For Winds
Acoustical Principles For Strings
Notes
Website
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
Health Issues
Troubleshooting
Websites
The Oboe
History
Selecting The Instrument
Assembling The Oboe
Holding The Oboe
Embouchure
Intonation
Tone Quality
Reeds
Technique: Articulations And Fingerings
Care And Maintenance Of The Oboe
Health Issues
Troubleshooting
Websites
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Starting Out
Instructional Approach
Musical Vocabulary Development
Music Literature And Performances
Learning Songs By Ear
Learning To Practice
Teaching and the Role of Motivation
Psychology
The Instrumental Music Classroom
Performance
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Objectives
The Purpose Of Objectives
Types Of Objectives
Organizing Objectives
Creating Instructional Objectives
Extramusical Values As Instrumental Objectives
The Priority Of Objectives
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Assessment
Defining Assessment In Music
Principles For Assessment
Assessing Music As An Art
Evaluating Musical Skills
Observation
Listening
Portfolios
Rubrics
Tests, Tools, And Procedures For Assessment
Assessment Of Instrumental Objectives
Grading
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Administration
Organization
Calendar
Finances
Property And Accountability
Music Library
Facilities
Public Relations
Relationships With Parents
Relationship With Students
Relationships With Administrators And Colleagues
Travel
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Recruiting
Preliminaries For Successful Recruiting
Generating Interest
Recruiting Plan
Selecting An Instrument
Locating An Instrument
Follow-Up
Retention
Discussion Questions
Websites
Scheduling
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Block Scheduling
Summer Programs
Private Lessons
Team Teaching
Honors Courses
Elective Courses
Jazz And Other Small Ensembles
Honors And Community Ensembles
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Technology
Overview
Technology-Assisted Instruction
Electronic Instruments
Music Production: Digital Audio
Music Production: Digital Audio
Multimedia
Funding For Technology
Discussion Questions/Activities
Notes
Websites
Special Populations and Instrumental Music
Legislation
Instructional Ideas For Teaching Instrumental Music To Students With Special Needs
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
The Physiology of Instrumental Music Performance
Matching Student And Instrument
Systems Of Body Movement
Other Health Issues
Performance Anxiety
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
Principles of Winds and Acoustics of Strings
Breathing
Acoustical Principles For Winds
Acoustical Principles For Strings
Notes
Website
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
Health Issues
Troubleshooting
Websites
The Oboe
History
Selecting The Instrument
Assembling The Oboe
Holding The Oboe
Embouchure
Intonation
Tone Quality
Reeds
Technique: Articulations And Fingerings
Care And Maintenance Of The Oboe
Health Issues
Troubleshooting
Websites
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 Oboe
Health Issues
Troubleshooting
Websites
The Bassoon
History
Selecting The Instrument
Assembling The Bassoon
Holding The Basoon
Embouchure
Intonation
Tone And Effects
Tonguing
Fingering
Reeds
Care And Maintenance Of The Bassoon
Health Issues
Troubleshooting
Websites
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
Health Issues
Troubleshooting
Websites
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
Notes
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
Health Issues
Websites
The Horn
History
Selecting the instrument: bb or f horn
The Horn As A Marching Band Instrument
Assembling The Horn
Holding The Horn
Embouchure
Intonation
Tone Quality
Fingerings
What To Practice
Care And Maintenance Of The Trumpet/Cornet
Health Issues
Notes
Websites
The Trombone and Baritone/Euphonium
History
Selecting The Trombone
Selecting The Baritone And Euphonium
Assembling The Instruments
Positions For Holding
The Begnining Student
Embouchure
Mouthpiece
Intonation
Tone And Effects
Slide Technique For Trombone
What To Practice
Care And Maintenance
Health Issues
Notes
Websites
The Tuba
History
Selecting The Instrument
Assembling The Instrument
Holding The Tuba
Embouchure
Intonation
Fingerings
Tone And Effects
Care And Maintenance Of The Tuba And Sousaphone
Health Issues
Notes
Websites
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 World Music Percussion
Auxiliary Percussion
The Drum Set
Health Issues
Notes
Websites
Principles of Strings
History
Physical Characteristics
Selecting A String Instrument
Left-Hand Fundamentals
Vibrato
Right-Arm And Hand Movement
Bowing
Dynamics
Suzuki
Care And Maintenance Of Instruments And Bows
Health Issues
Troubleshooting
Notes
Websites
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
Notes
Websites
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
Notes
Websites
The Cello
History
Selecting The Instrument And Bow
Holding The Cello
The Beginning Student
Left-Arm And Hand Movements
Right-Arm And Hand Movements
What To Practice
Notes
Websites
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
Website
Rehearsal Routines
Score Preparation
Rehearsal Planning
Daily Routines
Tuning And Intonation
How To Practice
Discussion Questions
Notes
Bibliography
Rehearsing concert literature
Selection Of Music
Phrasing
Tone, Balance, Blend, And Instrumentation
Musical Independence
Tempo, Meter, And Rhythm
Musical Interpretation
Bowing
Concerts
Contests And Festivals
Discussion Questions
Notes
The Marching Band
Marching Fundamentals
Field-Based Shows
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
The Jazz Ensemble
Purpose Of Jazz Instruction
Setting Up The Ensemble
Roles, Practicing, And Rehearsal Issues For Specific Instruments
Selecting Appropriate Charts
Jazz Combos
Jazz Strings
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Notes
Websites
References
Index
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