Title

The Simplest Steps to Vocal Accuracy: Do Young Children Find Half-Steps More Difficult to Sing In-Tune?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2006

Abstract

For the past 40 years, many music educators around the world have been taught that children find it difficult to sing pitches that are close together. Teachers are encouraged to avoid songs with half steps because it has been widely believed that young children find it difficult to sing close intervals in tune. Music educators have been encouraged to introduce young children to songs with major and minor thirds.

Publication Information

Texas Music Education Research

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