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Music Education

Orff, Dalcroze, & Kodaly Methods

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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.