2nd Edition, 2009
The ideas concerning music pedagogy that are contained in this volume represent the revised version of five papers the author gave in the United States several years ago. The five lectures are: I. Principles, II. Music material, III. Methods, IV. Technique, V. School age. The appendix contains the following articles: Role and Place of Folksongs in Teaching Music, The Kodály Method and its Musical Basis, The Validity of the ‘Hundred-Year Plan’.
The closing chapter, entitled A Late Epilogue, was added to this second edition with the aim of reflecting on new situations and trends in music education.