Strategies for Developing 6–8 Year-Old Children’s Singing Intonation

  • Jelena Davidova Daugavpils University, Latvia
  • Galina Zavadska Daugavpils University, Latvia
  • Asta Rauduvaitė Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuania
  • Ming-Jen Chuang National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan
Keywords: the process of teaching singing, intonation, strategies, didactic material

Abstract

On the basis of the diagnostic study carried out in the framework of the international project “Coordination between 6–8 Year-Old Children’s Musical Hearing and Vocal Apparatus during the Process of Singing: Comparative Study in Latvia, Lithuania and Taiwan” the following problems were defined for those involved in the experiment in Latvia: children’s voice diapason and intonation (undeveloped voice diapason, which does not at large surpass quarto-tertian; inaccurate intonation of melody, bordering “speaking voice”; intonation of the general ascending and descending movement of melody by inaccurate inner filling), typical cases of inaccurate intonation in the process of singing at every age group of children; as well as strategies and didactic material was elaborated for forming and developing singing intonation at different stages of 6–8 year-old children in the framework of case study.

Author Biographies

Jelena Davidova, Daugavpils University, Latvia

Daugavpils University, Faculty of Education and Management, Department of Pedagogy and Pedagogical
Psychology

Galina Zavadska, Daugavpils University, Latvia

Daugavpils University, Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences

Asta Rauduvaitė, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuania

Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Department of Music

Ming-Jen Chuang, National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan

National Taichung University of Education, College of Education, Department of Music, Taiwan

Published
2017-12-20
How to Cite
Davidova, J., Zavadska, G., Rauduvaitė, A., & Chuang, M.-J. (2017). Strategies for Developing 6–8 Year-Old Children’s Singing Intonation. Pedagogika, 128(4), 206-216. https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2017.64
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Articles