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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Level 1 teacher’s and student’s components have been completely redesigned to make using this connversational even more engaging. The length depends on the unit.

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How will I know when the group is ready for unit two? This beautiful and significant revision to Level 2 continues development Rhythm cards and Tone cards Appendix 4: We only have music once a week for 45 minutes and it takes me about one semester per unit to complete. This product cannot be ordered at the moment.

Music education begins with literature and an “ear-before-eye” philosophy. Viewing 11 posts – 1 through 11 of 11 total. Feierabend, encourages students to be musically creative with the help of a variety of folk and classical music.

It is used best in conjunction with the Student Reading Books.

September 27, at 1: Each book includes various songs giving the teacher the opportunity to select music appropriate for their class. Curriculum Books – Level 3 Level 3 builds on the lessons of the first two books in this curriculum. Central to the Conversational Solfege program is the use of music harvested from our rich and diverse American musical history.


I am now doing concert songs with the kids, and am still incorporating some C. October 16, at 4: Conversational Solfege, Level 2 – Teacher’s Edition. Or do I solcege the unit from the first technique echo me, then echo the instrument, then learn this song or rhyme etc.

It is inspiring, refreshing and exciting! I am done with level one and am starting level 2.

Conversational Solfege, Level 2 (Teacher’s Manual)

Unit one takes longer because so much is new, other units move faster, particularly once the students know the techniques. How many weeks do you spend on a unit?

This series is a complete, innovative approach to teaching music that will stay fresh year after year. Sequence of Rhythm and Tonal Conversatiomal Appendix 2: Conversational Solfege, Level 3 – Student Book. NAfME uses cookies to give users the best experience on our website.

A collection conversattional tunes from the Conversational Solfege method, intended for teaching sight-singing to older students. Great songs are broken down into their component parts and then reassembled so that students can bring greater musical understanding to everything they do.

Add to cart Add to wish list. 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.


Or playing the straw that breaks the camels back using du, du de, and du da di. About how many classes do you spend on each unit? February 11, at 3: Conversational Solfege Level 2 Teacher’s Edition is a progressive general music program designed for first-through-eighth grades. But I have used it several years, so if I can be of any help I conversarional be happy to discuss it. As far a the lessons, I pick and choose techniques based on what I am confortable with and the students can do.

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Conversational Solfege

When you are done with solfge first unit containing 6 songs and a listening selection do you do another 6 songs from unit one or do you move on to unit two? Music education begins with. March 31, at Three eighth notes; dotted quarter note Unit 3: I have another conversational solfege question.

Great songs are examined part by part and reassembled, giving students higher musical knowledge. Description Reviews 0 Description.