Musical expression and the school curriculum

Music education is an art and a language of expression and communication that is directed to behuman in all its dimensions, developing andcultivating the spirit, mind and body to reachto achieve a comprehensive and harmonious education of the individual. For girls and boys play stands, movement, joy...

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Autor Principal: Arguedas Quesada, Consuelo
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/2823
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22833
Sumario: Music education is an art and a language of expression and communication that is directed to behuman in all its dimensions, developing andcultivating the spirit, mind and body to reachto achieve a comprehensive and harmonious education of the individual. For girls and boys play stands, movement, joy and emotions, as they experienceto express the feelings that transmits them, inspontaneously and creatively.Musical expression provides benefits in the cognitive area, develop abilities, skills, habits andstimulates both the affective-volitional schoolchildren. It is also intended for all students,not only for those with musical talent, andthat favors freedom, creative enhancement,activity and evolutionary progress of the schoolthrough play. These factors allow the overall development of the school and its relationship to daily life, as the musical experiences are consistent with the interests of the students because theynaturally performed, because the musicitself represents something fun for them.Based on these approaches, provides music education content addressing other areasthe school curriculum, with methodological strategiesentertaining and creative.The article analyzes the characteristics and objectives of music education and are examples of methodological strategies that complete musical education with science, Spanish, math and social studies.