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:
- Advice on where to find the best resources and instruments, how to create successful lessons and cross-curricular projects, and how to engage your whole school and local community 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
- A variety of short projects, from West African drumming and samba to gamelan and taiko. Each topic presents succinct background and contextual information, a variety of composing, performing and listening ideas, and a selection of useful resources.