1st Edition

Making Music Special Practical Ways to Create Music

By John Childs Copyright 1996
    138 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    This work provides practical ideas for early music making and more sophisticated ideas for creative improvisation. Specific sections of music are explored. The first of these is that of the basic ingredients of music, such as rhythm, pitch and timbre. The second section to be explored is music for those who experience learning difficulties. Also considered is the question of how to build musical relationships. The text looks additionally at the development of musical choice and creativity.

    Introduction and Acknowledgements
    Chapter 1 The General Direction
    Chapter 2 Ways Into Making Music Special
    Chapter 3 Moving on to Make Music Special
    Chapter 4 Increasing Sophistication
    Chapter 5 Special Learners
    Chapter 6 Developing Creativity and
    Chapter 7 Personal Musical Development
    Chapter 8 Organisation and Resources to Make
    Music Special
    Appendix 1 The Relationship of Notes in Musical Scales
    Appendix 2 Musical Examples
    Appendix 3 Common Chords
    Further Reading


    John Childs