Music - instruction and study
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
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Overview John Curwen (1816-1880) was an English congregational minister who, later in life, devoted himself to developing and promulgating the Tonic Sol-fa pedagogical method. This method is based on the relationships between pitch-classes in a diatonic key, and replaces traditional notation with solfege syllables; the syllable "do" is assigned to a piece's tonic, thus the term "moveable do." The John Curwen Manuscripts, part of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Historical Center...
Overview The Kodály Center of America (KCA) was established in Wellesley, Massachusetts, in April 1977 by Denise Bacon, who had also founded the Kodály Musical Training Institute (KMTI) in 1969. The primary objective of both institutions was to promote music education in the United States according to the Kodály concept, a philosophy articulated by the Hungarian composer and educator Zoltán Kodály. KMTI and KCA trained master teachers, conducted research on American folk music, developed curricula and...