Compositions Designed to Improve Sight Singing in Junior High School

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The purpose of this study was to identify certain aspects related to sight singing which tend to cause difficulty in teaching junior high school students and to suggest exercises that might be used to aid in overcoming these difficulties, Data included a questionnaire to junior high school teachers in three states. Subjects researched and discussed were the physical, intellectual, and emotional development of the adolescent; the changing voice and the range and vocal limitations of junior high singers; and rhythmic, melodic, harmonic, and other aspects of sight singing. Included were vocal procedures to be used with young voices, suggestions for ... continued below

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viii, 203 leaves: ill., music

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Thomas, Barbara A. December 1974.

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The purpose of this study was to identify certain aspects related to sight singing which tend to cause difficulty in teaching junior high school students and to suggest exercises that might be used to aid in overcoming these difficulties, Data included a questionnaire to junior high school teachers in three states. Subjects researched and discussed were the physical, intellectual, and emotional development of the adolescent; the changing voice and the range and vocal limitations of junior high singers; and rhythmic, melodic, harmonic, and other aspects of sight singing. Included were vocal procedures to be used with young voices, suggestions for choosing and/or arranging appropriate music, and original compositions designed to meet the needs and interests of junior high school students.

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Thomas, Barbara A. Compositions Designed to Improve Sight Singing in Junior High School, thesis, December 1974; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663772/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .