The notation debate continues part 1

Twitter is fast become the place for music educators to air and debate views, yesterday the topic of music notation and theory and the place this has in music education sparked some interesting discussion. The release of OFSTED’s What Hubs Must Do was the start point and in particular the relevance placed on classical music and notation in parts of this. This post is an archive of some of the tweets central to the discussion.

Blogs by MF core team members Anna and Abi give our personal responses to the issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Pingback: Summary of discussion about notation, theory and supporting classroom teachers! | musicalfuturesblog

  2. Craig

    Why is everyone so anti music theory? As long as the sound comes first then surely theory for many instruments is crucial.

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