Northwest Chapter

Books about Dalcroze


Abramson Robert M. Games for Perception and Cognition, Bk.1: Hialeah, FL: Columbia Pictures Publications, 1973.

Abramson Robert M. and J. Reiser. Music as a Second Language. New York: Music and Movement Press, 1994.

Aronoff, Frances Webber. Music and Young Children. New York: Turning Wheel Press, 1969.

Aronoff, Frances Webber. Move with the Music, New York: Turning Wheel Press, 1982.

Bachmann, Marie-Laure. Dalcroze Today (David Parlett, trans.). Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991.

Becknell, Arthur. A History of the Development of Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the United States and Its Influence on the Public School Music Program. Doctoral thesis, Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, 1970.

Caldwell, J. Timothy. Expressive Singing: Dalcroze Eurhythmics for the Voice. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentiss Hall, 1995

Choksy, Lois, Robert Abramson, Avon Gillespie and David Wood. Teaching Music in the Twentieth Century. Engelwood Cliffs, NJ: Prentiss Hall, 1986.

Creves, Katherine. Music and Perceptual Motor Development. New York: Center for Applied Research in Education, 1975.

Driver, Ann. Music and Movement. London: Oxford University Press, 1936.

Dutoit, Claire-Lise. Using Movement Therapy. London: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Findlay, Elsa. Rhythm and Movement: Application of Dalcroze Eurhythmics. Evanston, IL: Summy-Birchard, 1971.

Gell, Heather. Music, Movement and the Young Child. Sydney: Australian Book Company, 1949.

Gray, Vera and Rachel Percival. Music, Movement and Mime for Children. New York: Oxford University Press, 1962.

Jaques-Dalcroze, Emile. Rhythm, Music and Education. (H.F.Rubenstein, trans.). Redcourt, England: The Dalcroze Society, Inc, 1967.

Jaques-Dalcroze, Emile. Eurhythmics, Art and Education. (F. Rothwell, trans and C.Cox, Ed.) New York: Arno Press, 1976.

Landis, Beth and Polly Carder. The Eclectic Curriculum in American Music Education: Contributions of Dalcroze, Kodaly and Orff. Reston, WA: Music Educators National Conference, 1972.

Mead, Virginia. Dalcroze Eurhythmics in Today’s Music Classroom. London: Schott Music Publishing Co., 1994.

Pennington, Jo. The Importance of Being Rhythmic: A Study of Dalcroze Eurhythmics Applied to General Education and to the Arts of Music, Dancing, and Acting. New York: G. Putnam’s Sons, 1925.

Rosenstrauch, Henrietta. The Use of Percussion Instruments. Pittsburgh: Volkwein Bros., 1970.

Rosenstrauch, Henrietta. Percussion, Rhythm, Music, Movement. Pittsburgh: Volkwein Bros., 1973.

Sadler, M.E. The Eurhythmics of Jaques-Dalcroze. Boston: Small, Maynard and Co., 1918.

Schnebly-Black, Julia and Stephen Moore. The Rhythm Inside: Connecting Body, Mind and Spirit through Music. Alfred Publishing, Van Nuys, CA, 2002. Available also in Japanese (The Sakai Agency/Orion, 2002) and Korean (Alfred Publishing, 2008).

Schnebly-Black, Julia and Stephen Moore. Rhythm One on One. Alfred Publishing, Van Nuys, CA 2004

Spector, Irwin. Rhythmc and Life, the Work of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze. Styvesant, NY: Pendragon Press, 1990.

Steinitz, Toni. Teaching Music in Rhythmic Lessons. Tel-Aviv: OR-TAV Music Publications, 1988.

Vanderspar, Elizabeth. Dalcroze Handbook: Principles and Guidelines for Teaching Eurhythmics. London: Roehampton Institute, 1984.

Wax, Edith and Sydell Roth. Mostly Movement, Book I. New York: Mostly Movement, 1979,

Wax, Edith and Sydell Roth. Mostly Movement, Book II New York: Mostly Movement, 1982.

Wood, Donna. Move, Sing, Listen, Play. Toronto: Thompson Music, 1982.

Yelin, Joy. Music that Fits. Secaucus, NJ: Summy-Birchard, 1990.

Sources for Dalcroze Books

Musik Innovations, 9795 Perry Highway, Wexford, PA 15090, 1-800-677-8863

Mad Robin Music, www.madrobinmusic.com