The Teacher's Guide To World Music is a must-have resource for anyone teaching world music in the classroom. Full of practical advice and ideas, presented in a straightforward manner, this book will help you and your students to get into world music. It includes:
• Practical advice on how to create successful lessons, cross-curricular projects and extra-curricular ensembles, helping to engage your whole school through world music.
• A brief discussion of some of the most important issues in world music, which will enable you to teach it with confidence.
• In-depth chapters that cover eight different world-music styles, from calpyso and samba to Javanese gamelan and west African music. Each chapter presents succinct background and contextual information; a breakdown of the characteristic features of the style; an analysis of a typical piece; suggestions for composing and performing projects; and advice on where to find further supporting resources.
Conor Doherty and Richard Knight are two experiened secondary music teachers who share a passion for world music.