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Books
Learning Strategies for Musical Success

Author: Michael Griffin
Category: Books, Music Education
Adelaide: Music Education World. 2013. 174 pages
ISBN/EAN13: 1481946730 / 9781481946735
www.musiceducationworld.com
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The essential message of Michael Griffin’s terrific book is simple: that the greatest predictor of musical success is the quality and quantity of practice. Those experts like Mozart and Beethoven worked relentlessly from their early childhood to hone their skills.…

Books
Musical Childhoods: Explorations in the pre-school years

Author: Berenice Nyland, Aleksandra Acker, Jill Ferris, Jan Deans
Category: Books, Music Education
Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2015. 170pp. Available also as ebook.
ISBN 978-415-74006-7 (pbk)
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“A very relevant, readable inspiring book that every early childhood educator should read. Every ELC director should seek to implement similar projects in their centre so that their children become communicative and competent, having agency and rights in their own…