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Thursday, March 31, 2016


Well known and well-respected Durban music educator, Elizabeth Oehrle, has just published Creative Musicking, a book for all, especially educators, who wish to use creative music-making to develop their own, or their students’, creative potential and broaden their concept of music.

The starting point for each series of lessons is the musical experience based on the musics of Africa, India and the West. Sound is the medium of instruction. Each lesson is devised so that readers are active in discovering their own creative potential along with characteristics of the different musics.

By experiencing different musics and understanding a little about their construction, readers will begin to appreciate musics about which they may know very little. Understanding, appreciating, and enjoying differences in musics is one way of opening doors between people. It is one way of realizing that cultural diversity is a cause for celebration.

Order Creative Musicking through Amazon. Cover price: $11.95; Trade disount 25%; Also available: Ebook Ed. as Kindle; Available at;  Distributed via: Ingram; Published by Outskirts Press, Inc.; Receive up to 25% off at:

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