...In the Light of the Developing Child. This book is for music teachers and class teachers in Waldorf Schools who are searching for age-appropriate songs and guidelines for developing a music curriculum based on insight into child development. It also provides a veritable treasure-trove of songs and insights for home-schooling parents.
Included are 213 songs for grades 1 through 8; 3 CDs with recordings of songs for first, second and third grades for teachers to learn by listening; and introductions to each of the grades giving pedagogical insights and practical suggestions. Spiral bound to lay flat during use.
Quoting the author, Diane Ingraham Barnes, "I want to make it very clear that the recordings are intended for teachers and adults only, and not for children. At a time when we are inundated by recorded music, it is especially important for children to experience the human voice as a direct expression of the inner life of the human being."
Soft Spiral Bound; 195 pages, 3 CDs