From the content of Music Education 3/2007


Jan Bláha prepaired an essay Mark Kostabi and Alfred Schnittke Style Pluralism in Fine Arts and Music Post-modernism for the series Music and Picture.


J. Jiřičková informs about some results of the research into music pedagogy, especially about new methods and forms of work in Music Education lessons in her article Conference RIME 2007 in Exeter.


J. Kotulková and R. Drgáčová familiarize the readers with The Czech Orff Society from its foundation in 1915, dealing further with the present activities of its members and its plans to rise the number of all school types taking part in

lifelong education in the future.


A. Charalambidis is concerned with the harmony of teaching plans for schools with extended Music Education teaching and teaching plans of the frame educational programmes in his article RVHV and how will it go on?


J. Secký comments the results of the questionnaire carried out at grammar schools which focused on the creation of the frame educational programmes in the educational area Art and Culture.


A. Tichá provides particular examples for strengthening breath organs and throat in children in her methodical instructions Vocal Training Inspired by Autumn (the second volume deals with breath).


M. Christou introduces Arvo Pärt and his Tintinnabuli style and demonstrates how to use it in school Music Education.


J. Bezděk deals with general pedagogical features connected with harmonization and stylization of song accompaniments at music schools of higher education in his question Teacher or Director?


B. Kljunić wrote a profile for the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death called Ludwig van Beethoven and The Present World.


The supplement contains four folk songs for a three-voice woman’s choir and violoncello arranged by J. Laburda. The issue also has reviews, news, a list of important anniversaries, a music mini-dictionary and another lesson of English Language. A profile by V. Drábek for the anniversary of the year – Edvar Hagerup Grieg (1843 – 1907) concludes the issue.