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Music - the constant satellite of our life. It is capable to amuse, give to cheerfulness minutes of despondency or to cast easy grief. We, adults, well feel organization of the sounding melodies and we respond to them. But whether our children understand character and mood of music? Here we should understand it.


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All future mothers perfectly know how music is useful to the kid. It means what yet not been born the baby listens to the sounding melodies and reacts to them. On the first year of the life the baby subconsciously catches character and mood of music. Under a cheerful, fervent melody the kid begins to move vigorously handles and legs, to smile and crool cheerfully. Listening to sad, gloomy music, the baby can even burst into tears.

Maturing, the child begins to listen more attentively to the sounding melodies surrounding it. And now a task - to teach the baby to understand character of music.

Try to be at the correct loss for words, words at the description of music: thus you considerably enrich a lexicon of the baby.

First of all to you should stock up with necessary musical material. Pieces of music can be the most various, but lungs for hearing and perception. For example, it is possible to take disks with the following works:“ Turkish march“ Mozart, Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven, “Dance of little swans“ of Tchaikovsky “, Polonaise“ Oginsky, Russian national dances “Mistress“, “Sudarushka“. Of course, at first you need to listen to these works and to define character of music. Also you have to be at proper words to characterize the sounding work. For example, listening to “Dance of little swans“, it is possible to put character of music into words “easy, air“. For Tchaikovsky`s play “The autumn song“ from his album “Seasons“ be at the loss for words “sad, sad“.

Musical education of kids - a task not from simple. But it does not mean that only the music-master can be engaged with the child. You never studied at music school? It does not matter. During occupations with the baby it is important to listen, feel and understand music. And the professional will teach to play a piano or a violin if necessary.
“In a cave of the mountain king“ can tell

When listening the play of Grieg that it “mysterious, mysterious“ music. Listening to marches, explain to the baby that this music vigorous and vigorous. Anyway be not afraid to dream, telling the kid about character and mood of the sounding work. By three years the lexicon of your child is already quite extensive therefore it is possible to suggest the baby to be at suitable loss for words independently. At first let`s the baby listen to several works, identical on character. For example, cheerful children`s Poles of the composer Glinka. Upon termination of hearing ask the kid what it had a mood during sounding of music what he would like to make under this melody. If the child correctly estimated character of music, most likely, it will want to move cheerfully under the sounding Pole. Then it is possible to include something quieter, sad, for example the Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven. After work listening also take an interest at the baby what feelings were caused in it by this music. In this case the baby has to have a desire to sit quietly on the place and even, maybe, about something to become thoughtful. During each listening you watch closely a mimicry and a look of the child as the mood of yours of the baby has to be reflected in it.

we Draw music

All kids, having hardly learned to hold a pencil in hand, right there seek to create the art masterpiece in the most improper places. Use this aspiration of yours of the baby and suggest it “to draw“ music. For a start put a disk with cheerful, fervent music. It can be I. S. Bach`s “Joke“ or Italyanskaya Rachmaninov`s Pole. First of all the baby has to just listen carefully to the sounding work. If during hearing it violently expresses the emotions, do not stop it. It means that the kid correctly defined nature of the executed work. And now give to the child a sheet of paper and colored pencils and together with him under this music try to draw some picture. Before drawing take an interest at the baby what color it wants to take pencils for drawing. It is logical to assume that the kid will choose pencils of bright, colourful tones. Now it is possible to start drawing. Naturally, during all process the same music has to sound again. Upon termination of work together with the child consider the executed drawing and whenever possible analyse it. Ask the kid to tell you why a manor this picture is suitable for this music. Help the baby directing a question mi: cheerful or sad music sounded during drawing what mood the baby had at this time what he imagined, listening to the sounding music? The child of 3 - 4 years is able to answer quite coherently your questions and willingly will tell about the impression of the listened work.

Choose several songs with the playful, cheerful text, and also songs of sad contents. For example, songs of “Antoshk“ will approach.“ It is together cheerful to walk “, “ the dog “, “ a wounded bird was gone“. Let`s listen carefully attentively to the song, and then suggest it to define character of music. With confidence it is possible to claim that the baby will correctly characterize a melody, with it it will be helped by lyrics. Seeking to teach the child to define correctly character and mood of music, you develop at the baby and other important qualities, such as memory, thinking, informal conversation.

can perform Just the same task also under music of sad, sad character. In this case you can include Schubert`s work “Ave Maria“ or “Swan“ Seong - Sanz. Now the child, most likely, will choose pencils of more dark shades, and the drawing created by him will strikingly differ from previous. Talk to the kid. If the baby is not able independently to choose a plot for the drawing, help it unostentatious councils. For example, under cheerful, joyful music suggest it to draw the blue sky with the bright sun, and under sounding of work of sad character - the gray sky with dark clouds. Perhaps, the kid will paint over just randomly a sheet of paper in one some color. It is impossible to criticize its drawing at all. It - too expression of feeling and mood.

Multi-colored pictures

A to you should become now

the artist and in process of the forces and opportunities to draw several pictures, contrast on color and contents.

All drawings have to be very simple and easily recognizable. It can be a multi-colored rainbow, a green lawn with motley flowers, bright balloons. Contrary to these colourful images create several drawings with a gloomy plot: the broken tree, the broken cup or a sad mug with droplets of tears.

Perhaps, you will be able to create pictures with more difficult and interesting images, for example the cheerful clown, a toy bear cub with the torn-off pad. At first let`s consider drawings to yours to the baby that in the subsequent it was easier for it to be guided in them. Then include pieces of music, different in character, for listening. It is not necessary to force the baby to listen entirely to all play, will be just small fragment enough. Ask the kid to choose that which, in his opinion, corresponds to the sounding music from all pictures which are available for him. After the child shows you the picture chosen by him, take an interest at him why it approaches this work. The kid has to manage to connect character of the musical play with a drawing plot. For example: everything it becomes cheerful when in the sky the multi-colored rainbow appears. Therefore such cheerful, joyful music sounds.

Such occupation will bring yours the baby double benefit as, besides musical development, will promote also development of the speech.

by means of music can represent any weather phenomena perfectly. Tchaikovsky`s plays “Snowdrop“ and “The autumn song“ from an album “Seasons“, Waltz of the Flowers and Valls of snow flakes from the ballet “Nutcracker“ will approach.

of the Fairy tale under music

Now in all bookstores the huge choice of literature for children of the most different age is. Buy yours the baby colourfully illustrated books with popular fairy tales for the smallest.

It. Also the book with Agniya Bartho`s verses perfectly will be suitable for such occupation.

during occupations by music the emotional spirit is important
. If the kid does not want to be engaged now, it is not necessary to insist.

At first read to the kid the fairy tale and together with it attentively consider illustrations to the text. Then choose one some picture and take an interest at the baby what music on character has to correspond to this drawing. For example, in the fairy tale “Chicken of Ryaba“ it is possible to take the picture with the image of the crying grandfathers and the grandma and to ask the child to what music he would like to listen now. Most likely, the kid will choose a sad, quiet melody. Include to the baby work of the corresponding character and during listening explain words that the sounding music plaintive and sad because the grandfather and the grandma represented in drawing cry about the broken small egg. In the same way it is possible to consider the picture with a joyful plot. In this case and the piece of music, by itself, it is necessary to choose more brisk speed and gay, naughty character.

you listened to Tchaikovsky`s play “Fall“. Talk at first to the baby about sad, sad character of music, and then suggest it to present a picture after rainy fall with fallen down“ yellow leaves. In the same way work also with works of opposite character.