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MOOD OF THE FIFTH: A MUSICAL APPROACH TO EARLY CHILDHOOD

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MOOD OF THE FIFTH: A MUSICAL APPROACH TO EARLY CHILDHOOD

A wonderful resource full of information on ‘Mood of the Fifth

Author : Nancy Foster, ed.

ISBN : 9781936849215

Publisher : Wecan

Pages : 166

Format : Paperback

Description : This book collects a multitude of perspectives on the theme of music in the mood of the fifth, created out of many years of striving to understand and work with this important means of supporting the healthy development of the young child. Classic articles by Jennifer Aulie, Wilma Ellersiek, and Rita Jacobs are included, along with new contributions by Andrea Lyman, Sheila Johns, Michael Deason-Barrow, Jana Hawley, Renate Long-Breipohl, Christof-Andreas Lindenberg, Sally Schweizer, Estelle Bryer, Eleanor Winship, and many others. This book will be a supportive and inspiring resource for teachers and caregivers of all levels of musical experience, offering clear descriptions and practical suggestions along with an appreciation of the profound esoteric role of music in human development.

Editor Nancy Foster taught kindergarten, nursery, and parent/child classes at Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten and Nursery in Maryland for over thirty years. She continues to be active in teacher training, and serves as Membership Coordinator of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America. Nancy is the author of Let Us Form a Ring and Dancing as We Sing, collections of seasonal songs, verses, stories, and rhythmic games, as well as In a Nutshell: Dialogues with Parents at Acorn Hill. She previously edited The Seasonal Festivals in Early Childhood: Seeking the Universally Human (WECAN, 2011).

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