Here is a list of essential books that deal with music education in general. I truly believe Edwin Gordon’s work on music education is extremely valuable. Please contact me if you have written a review on any of these books and would like to share it as a guest blog post.
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Nurtured by Love by Shinichi Suzuki.
How Children Learn When they Learn Music by Edwin Gordon.
Learning Sequences in Music: A Contemporary Music Learning Theory by Edwin Gordon.
Space Audiation by Edwin Gordon.
Preparatory Audiation, Audiation, and Music Learning Theory by Edwin Gordon.
Discovering Music from the Insite Out: An Autobiography by Edwin Gordon.
Essential Preparation for Beginning Instrumental Music Instruction by Edwin Gordon.
A Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children by Edwin Gordon.
Rhythm: Contrasting the Implications of Audiation and Notation by Edwin Gordon.
The Aural/Visual Experience of Music Literacy by Edwin Gordon.
An Introduction to Music in Early Childhood Education by Joanne D. Greata.
101 Rhythm Instrument Activities for Young Children by Abigail Flesch Connors.
Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook for Elementary General Music by Suzanne L. Burton and Alison Reynolds.