European Perspectives on Music Education Essay by Peter Pen

European Perspectives on Music Education
A discussion of Carl Orff's educational philosophies concerning music.
# 60926 | 2,577 words | 23 sources | APA | 2005

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This study explains that the most fundamental endeavor of musician and educator Carl Orff is the fostering of creativity in children. The paper examine's Orff's beliefs and divides them into the three main areas that are the focus of the paper, which is the practical application of education through fostering creativity. The three main areas discussed in this paper are the following: improvisation, sequencing of curriculum and creating appropriate learning environments.

From the Paper:

"Carl Orff stands as one of the most significant musicians and educators of the twentieth century. The educational philosophies developed through his life and reflected in his educational activities during the early part of the last century still form a major part of most music education curricula today."

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