Teaching for Musical Understanding
Enriched by examples from actual teaching experience, Teaching for Musical Understanding is an exciting new look at the practice of teaching music. Drawing on current learning theory, the text shows teachers how to step out of the center of the music classroom - to guide, instead of direct, students to develop their own appreciation and understanding of music.
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