Dalcroze, Emile-Jacques

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Emile-Jacques, Swiss composer and educator, 1865-1950.
Dalcroze eurhythmics - a method of musical education used in therapy.
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* Dalcroze eurhythmics (coordination of gross motor movements to music as a means of internalizing pulse and rhythm)
In Expressive Singing: Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Voice, Timothy Caldwell suggests holding an imaginary baseball bat, swinging and paying attention to how you prepare to hit the ball and how you follow-through with the swing or the release of energy.
Also, the uses of Dalcroze Eurhythmics activities can be an exciting way for students to move expressively to music while learning new musical concepts such as rhythm and meter (Dalcroze Society of America, n.d.).
Dalcroze Eurhythmics is an excellent approach for early childhood and the music classroom, and is equally relevant for the training and development of professional musicians.
* Rhythm and Movement Applications of Dalcroze Eurhythmics by Elsa Findlay ISBN-13:9780874870787 Birch Tree Group Ltd.
3.4 The teacher shows the students how to make body movements using the Dalcroze Eurhythmics method and records the activities.
In my doctoral program I elected a course in Dalcroze Eurhythmics in which the class spent most of its time on its feet moving about the room to music.
Articles on music education, for example "Dalcroze Eurhythmics" (p.
Her early dance background included ballet, Dalcroze eurhythmics, modern dance, and gymnastics.
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An engagement with methods and theories of music education (Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Gordon's audiation) seems like a natural follow up to this very important theoretical framework.
Two of these biographical papers feature exponents of Dalcroze Eurhythmics. Joan Pope writes about Cecilia John, a determined and dedicated woman who travelled from Australia to learn the method and stayed in England to support the London School.