The Effects of Recorded Aural Models on the Performance Achievement of Students in Beginning Band Classes

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Donald A. Hodges, Professor Emeritus (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Identification of the Problem. Beginning wind instrument students often learn to play their instruments in large, mixed-instrument classes in which the teacher does not demonstrate on each student's instrument, or perhaps on any instrument. Thus, many students learn to play without hearing how their instrument should sound. In the absence of live demonstrations, aural models recorded on tape provide one way of supplying students with models. Research has indicated that aural models are effective when used by individuals. However, there is little evidence available to indicate whether aural models presented in group listening sessions are effective.

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Journal of Band Research, 12:1, 30-34.
Language: English
Date: 1975
Wind instruments, Entry level, Recordings, Instruction, Teaching

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