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Music instruction

Ismerkedés a hárfával

„As to the question, when the musical education of a child should begin, I happened to answer: „nine months before its birth”. At first it was taken as a joke, but later they agreed with me. A mother gives its child not only her body, but helps building up the child by donating her soul as well.”
Zoltán Kodály

We get to learn the basics of our musical education in our mother’s womb. The heartbeat of the mother sheds peace and safety in later stages of the childhood as well. The world of childhood poems, rhymes and simple children’s songs get to widen step-by-step, as one proceeds through life.
When we look back the the history of humanity, we see that music is present everywhere. It rumbles in the shamans’ drums beside the fire, in battle songs, in arousing drum beat. It surges between church benches and theatre seats. It follows us on our weekdays and celebrations. We could state that music and rhythm are organic – and very much appreciated - part of our lives.

The ability to play an instrument has always been perceived as a level of civilisation, and good musicians were highly respected. Antique greeks identified the teaching of music as one of the seven free arts (ie. the most important disciplines.) Scientific evidence has proven in the last years that learning music may contribute to developing abilities one was born with. The child’s brain can change in a very positive direction by practicing music regularly. It is important to begin musical education early though. As a music teacher and the mother of three children I experience music’s positive mental and spiritual influence day by day.

I strongly recommend it to everyone!

Here you may read more about the advantages of learning music:
Learning the harp
The mental background of learning to play music