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University of Memphis

Memphis, TN 38152 
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Information About the Methods

"History of Dalcroze."  Dalcroze Society of America website.
"Method Jacques-Dalcroze."  Institute for Jacques-Dalcroze Education website.

"Kodaly Concept."  Organization of American Kodaly Educators website.
"Kodaly Method." Main Line Conservatory of Music website.

"Orff-Schulwerk Approach."  The Alliance for Active Music Making website.
"What is Orff Schulwerk."  American Orff-Schulwerk Association website.


Méthode Jaques-Dalcroze (found in IMSLP)

MusiKinesis - teaching ideas and lesson plans. "As a teaching tool and curriculum, MusiKinesis is a contemporary American approach to the century-old Swiss Jaques-Dalcroze method." (from website)

Orffsite - videos, plans, PowerPoints.

Using Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the K-6 Music Classroom

In the Library

To find scores for use in teaching Orff, use Orff-Schulwerk as a Keyword or as a Subject Heading.  Also try Children's Songs;  Children's Songs, Chinese (or other culture); or Songs with Percussion as subject headings.

To find songs for making Orff arrangements, start with Folk Songs;  Folk Songs, African (or other culture);  or Children's Songs as subject headings. 

To find poetry to use in setting Orff arrangements, start with Children's Poetry or Children's Poetry, American (or other culture) as a subject heading

The Orff Echo is the journal of the American Off-Schulwerk Association.  Print copies are found in the Music Library.  For any issues not found there, try Interlibrary Loan.