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The Mind behind the Musical Ear

How Children Develop Musical Intelligence

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674576063

Publication Date: 03/15/1995


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 214 line illustrations


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Players
  • Prologue: The Themes
  • I. Rhythm
    • 1. Children’s Drawings of Simple Rhythms
    • 2. Conflicting Hearings of Rhythms: Introducing Met and
    • Mot
    • 3. A Typology of Rhythm Drawings: Musical and Developmental
    • Implications
    • 4. Counting and the Metric Hierarchy
    • 5. Convention, Innovation, and Multiple Hearings
  • II. Tune-Building
    • 6. Building “Hot Cross Buns” with Tuneblocks: Introducing Jeff
    • 7. Building “Hot Cross Buns” with the Montessori Bells
    • 8. Making Instructions for Playing “Hot Cross Buns”
  • III. The Story of Jeff’s Development
    • 9. Jeff’s Figural Construction and Notation for “Twinkle”
    • 10. Jeff in Transition: Constructive Disequilibrium
    • 11. Moving toward a Formal Representation of “Twinkle”
    • 12. Met and Mot’s Reflections on Jeff’s Story
  • Conclusion: Educational Implications
  • References
  • Index

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