Conversational Solfege Level 2 Teacher’s Edition is a progressive general music program designed for first-through-eighth grades. This program, by John M. Conversational Solfege Level 1 Teacher Edition, by John Feierabend, is a 3-ring binder filled with pages of teaching techniques with song and rhyme. Based on models used to teach conversational foreign languages, Conversational Solfege develops an understanding of music through the use of rhythm.

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The selection of songs and rhymes used in this method are from the rich repertoire of traditional folksongs and rhymes. With the Conversational Solfege approach, solfrge literacy starts with great literature and an “ear-before-eye” philosophy that correlates with the National Standards. January 5, at 2: The order of rhythm and tonal patterns used were determined through an investigation of those rhythm and tonal elements which occur regularly in traditional children’s folksongs and rhymes, from the simplest to the most complex.

February 11, at 3: Temporarily out of stock, reserve cojversational today In Stock In Stock. Student writing sheets are provided with permission to duplicate. Viewing 11 posts – 1 through 11 of 11 total. It is inspiring, refreshing and exciting!

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I went to a John M. Conversational Solfege is a dynamic and captivating second-through-eighth grade general music program that enables students to become independent musical thinkers with the help of a rich variety of folk and classical music.


Feierabend, encourages students to be musically creative with the help of a variety of folk and classical music. The ultimate goal is to create conversaational engaged, independent musicians who can hear, understand, read, write, compose, and improvise. I have a few questions: September 27, at 1: Music education begins with. It is used best in conjunction with the Student Reading Books itemCD and Flash Cards itemall available separately.

Conversational Solfege, Level 1 (Teacher’s Manual)

NAfME uses cookies to give users the best experience on our website. The next unit goes more quickly since they are accustomed to the routine by then. April 2, at Feierabend said to work on CS about 10 minutes per class. Enable All Save Changes. Music education begins with literature and an “ear-before-eye” philosophy. Level 1 teacher’s and student’s components have been completely redesigned to make using this program even more engaging. Each book includes various songs giving the teacher the opportunity to select music appropriate for their class.

Conversational Solfege, Level 2 – Flashcards. This step teaching method carefully brings students from readiness to, ultimately, create music through inner hearing and then transferring their musical thoughts into notation-in other words, to compose music! Learn more about which cookies NAfME uses or switch them off in settings. This product cannot be ordered at the moment. March 31, at It is used best in conjunction with the Student Reading Books.


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Feierabend workshop last year on First Steps in music and Conversational Solfege, and am completely sold on the teaching method. For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript.

John filmed a dvd of the training last fall, hopefully it will be out this spring.

Conversational Solfege Level 1 Teacher Edition, by John Feierabend, is a 3-ring binder filled with pages of teaching techniques with song and rhyme literature for developing musical reading and writing skills in the elementary grades. Also new to the GIA edition is an extensive assessment section by Dr.

Read full description Print preview. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again. Should each lesson contain some instruction from each of the techniques steps? We only have music once a week for 45 minutes and it takes me about one semester per unit to complete.

Description Reviews 0 Description. Privacy Overview This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Would it be appropriate to do continue to review level one stuff while I am working in level 2?