The following published articles may be downloaded for private use and may be reproduced for non-profit use provided that credit is given to the author and the article’s source.
Music in the body – music and movement for the Early Years using Dalcroze Eurhythmics.
By Anita Strevens (NAME magazine, Issue 22, Autumn 2007)
A write-up of the workshop given by Anita Strevens at the NAME conference on Friday 14th September 2007. View article.
Stepping into Music
By Anita Strevens (Primary Music Today, Issue 32, Autumn 2005)
The importance of movement in music education for young children and the setting up of Stepping into Music. Also an example of a Dalcroze music and movement session for 3 and 4 year olds. View article.
Getting music to move
By Jacqueline Vann (ABRSM magazine Libretto. December 2003)
The importance of understanding music through movement and how the basic language of music is first taught. View article.
Pre-Instrumental Training – Doing Dalcroze
By Jacqueline Vann (Piano Professional. January 2006)
How movement training should precede instrumental training in order to awaken the child to the sensations of music, build up listening skills and become a fully rounded musician. View article.
Dalcroze and the very young child
By Margareta Burrell (for the Dalcroze Society 2007)
How introducing music to the young child through movement develops their musical potential and also develops their social, emotional and language skills. View article