Monthly Archives: October 2014

Music and Pictures

This series of posts explores connections between music and other Gardner-type multiple intelligences. My previous posts introduced Music and Multiple Intelligence; Music and the Body, Music and Nature, Music and Words, and Music and Numbers. Roger Ulrich was involved with

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Posted in art, Multiple Intelligence, Music Education, pictures, prep, primary

Music in Modern China

In 2012 it was estimated that approximately 36 million Chinese children studied piano. Compare this to 6 million in the USA. Another 50 million study violin. These figures – and much of the content below were obtained from a journal article of the same

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Posted in China, Confucius, Multiple Intelligence, Music Education, primary

Access to my collection of music advocacy material

I’ve decided to store my small but growing collection of music education advocacy articles, posters, podcasts and so on in a shared Dropbox folder. This is now available for you to browse, copy and use as you wish. Some articles

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Posted in Music Education

Music in Ancient China

In ancient times, the Chinese regarded music as an image of the universe. As the 3rdC B.C writer Lu Pu-We said “Music expresses the accord of Heaven and Earth and produces the harmony between men and spirits”.  The objective of

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Posted in ancient greece education, math, Multiple Intelligence, Music Education, primary