PLAYING CLASSROOM INSTRUMENT: EXPERIENCES WITH SIMPLE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS [PART TWO]

PLAYING CLASSROOM INSTRUMENT: EXPERIENCES WITH SIMPLE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS [PART TWO]

Author by Prof. Young-sook Onyiuke

Journal/Publisher: Akwa Journal Of Research In Music And The Arts

Volume/Edition: 4

Language: English

Pages: 69 - 78

Abstract

Abstract.

In the part one of this article (in vol. 4 AJRMA) was the importance of early experiences in musicianship has been stressed and it has been emphasized that the child, who is not sufficiently exposed to musical concept in the primary school, may have difficulty to adapt his/her potential in the musical area. Such exposure should include listening to music and active participation in singing as well as in performing through playing simple classroom musical instruments. In the part two, introduces and exposes some of the values associated with playing simple classroom musical instruments and singing as well as ensemble work at the early stage of life. Some suggestions were proffered for providing such opportunities.


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