TITLE

The ABCS of Music

AUTHOR(S)
Leto, Frank
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Mothering;Jul/Aug2004, Issue 125, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Music is a language that can be introduced to children in their formative years. In the classroom, when children find a song they like, they want to sing it over and over again, internalizing a song's melody, rhythm, and form. Rewind and repeat a song if your child requests it. Have daily sessions of singing the same songs, and gradually add more songs to your repertoire. While busy having fun singing the songs and acting out the motions, a child is subconsciously acquiring a vocabulary of rhythms and melodies and developing the ability to sing in pitch and keep time with the music. Take your child to concerts and music-related events.
ACCESSION #
13586410

 

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