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<B>Active Arithmetic </B><I> Movement and Mathematics Teaching in the Lower Grades of a Waldorf School</I>, ANDERSEN, HENNING
1 Active Arithmetic Movement and Mathematics Teaching in the Lower Grades of a Waldorf School
ANDERSEN, HENNING
1936367505 / 9781936367504 
5.5 x 7.5 inches, illustrated.
Is it possible to teach arithmetic in the first years of schooling in such a way that the majority of pupils do not experience the lesson as a strain? Are there ways of practicing arithmetic that do not adversely affect the child’s zest for life?

Active Arithmetic! Describes the very special way in which arithmetic is taught in a Rudolf Steiner/Waldorf school. Rather than attempting to give a complete account of this teaching method, the book concentrates upon the many different aspects of movement and drawing exercises. These exercises satisfy both the children’s great need for physical activity and their innate curiosity about the world of numbers.

The book is directed not only to teachers of arithmetic in the younger classes, but also to people who work with the same age group outside of school using games and movement. Parents with children requiring special support at home and teachers working with children with special needs will find in the book a wealthy source of helpful ideas.

Written by an experienced Waldorf teacher in Denmark, Active Arithmetic tells how to make math come alive through movement, games, and rhythm in the early grades. Making math a meaningful and memorable event in a young child's life is all important. Active Arithmetic will help you to do it! All recent brain development illustrates that movement is the key to a rich and fully developed skill set in children. Music and rhythm have been shown to light up the whole brain and to help children understand and apply complex math concepts. The many ideas, imaginative games and activities described by this experienced Waldorf teacher hold the key to "Aha!" moments for comprehending important math ideas.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 2286] 
Price: 29.90 AUD
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<B>Allegro </B><I> Music for the Eurythmy Curriculum</I>, LEBRET, ELISABETH
2 Allegro Music for the Eurythmy Curriculum
LEBRET, ELISABETH
1888365080 / 9781888365085 
This wonderful collection of music for eurythmy classes will be supportive to all eurythmy teachers and their accompanists
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 3521] 
Price: 22.50 AUD
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<B>Alphabet, The </B><I> An Expression of the Mystery of Man</I>, STEINER, RUDOLF
3 Alphabet, The An Expression of the Mystery of Man
STEINER, RUDOLF
0936132558 / 9780936132556 
The divine spiritual mystery of one’s being is brought to expression through the larynx and speech organs in the physical body’s resounding of vowels and consonants, formations of the Zodiac, and the music of the spheres.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 7594] 
Price: 11.50 AUD
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<B>Art as Seen in the Light of Mystery Wisdom </B><I> </I>, STEINER, RUDOLF
4 Art as Seen in the Light of Mystery Wisdom
STEINER, RUDOLF
185584236X / 9781855842366 2010 Paperback 
In these wide-ranging lectures, Rudolf Steiner offers spiritual insight for the modern day into a revitalized world of the arts. His themes include: the relation of art to technology; the moral experience of the worlds of color and music; the legendary Norwegian "Dream Song of Olaf Asteson"; and the relationship between the human being and the arts of architecture, sculpture, painting, music, poetry, and eurythmy.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 11037] 
Price: 39.99 AUD
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<B>Art Therapy in Practice </B><I> </I>, MEES-CHRISTELLER, EVA, ROGERS, CHARLOTTE, TRANS
5 Art Therapy in Practice
MEES-CHRISTELLER, EVA, ROGERS, CHARLOTTE, TRANS
0936132779 / 9780936132778 
The practice of making art is discussed in
the context of therapeutic aspects associated with the process of drawing, painting, sculpting and playing music. Techniques and benefits presented are of value to both therapists and artists.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 7618] 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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<B>Auroral Glow </B><I> </I>, MAREK
6 Auroral Glow
MAREK

Now $5.00 (RRP $29.95)
The title for this album emerged from musing over the Spirit of Australia. Just as Australia sits ``Underneath the Southern Cross``, the Spirit of Australia is nourished and coaxed out of a fine fabric of light/spirit wisdom - the Auroral Glow. For me angelic beings gently gesture in the subtle Auroral light show and inspire all the stories on this album. - Marek
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 11359] 
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<B>Autumn </B><I> A Collection of Poems, Songs and Stories for Young Children</I>, AULIE, JENNIFER,  MEYERKORT, MARGARET
7 Autumn A Collection of Poems, Songs and Stories for Young Children
AULIE, JENNIFER, MEYERKORT, MARGARET
0946206481 / 9780946206483 1999 Paperback 
This collection of poems, songs and stories for parents and teachers of young children are all centred around the theme of the Autumn season.'
Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter contain a wide variety of Poems, Songs and Stories of seasonal work, with many contributions for use at festivals. The Spindrift volume comprises general and miscellaneous material for use the whole year round, including over forty stories, many of which come from different cultures around the world. Gateways has sections on Morning, Evening, Birthdays and Fairytales.

Founded out of the Waldorf kindergarten movement, these books provide an indispensable selection of material for working with young children.

First published over 20 years ago, these books are now in their third edition, and after a very thorough re-editing, much new material has been included. In addition, the music has been comprehensively edited, with most songs now in the scale of D-pentatonic, particularly suitable for pentatonic lyres, but quite capable of being played on any traditional 7 or 12 note instrument. Each volume includes a most enlightening introduction to music in the Mood of the Fifth, written by Jennifer Aulie.

The covers are all illustrated with watercolour paintings by David Newbatt, with the four seasonal titles each depicting a different workman.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 7787] 
Price: 21.00 AUD
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<B>Becoming Aware of the Logos </B><I> The Way of St. John the Evangelist</I>, KUHLEWIND, GEORG
8 Becoming Aware of the Logos The Way of St. John the Evangelist
KUHLEWIND, GEORG
0940262096 / 9780940262096 Paperback 
“A single human being has no reality; the existence of ‘man’ begins with the word that floats between I and you. The Logos connects human beings through the Word; all else is temptation or a temporary connection.” — Georg Kühlewind
“To become aware of the Logos is to become aware of the Logos in oneself.... The world speaks. Before all else, it utters speaking itself. Or does speaking utter the world.” So begin the first two chapters of this inspired, existential meditation on the contemporary meaning of the message of St. John: “In the beginning was the Word.”

Through this Word—Logos—all things became. In it was life, the light of human beings. It shown I the darkness, and the darkness received it not. It was in the world, and the world did not know it. It entered individual being, and, to those who received it, it gave the ability to become the children of God. Its radiance was seen, full of grace and truth.

The fruit of many years of study and meditation, Becoming Aware of the Logos places the reader in the world of living thinking and cognitive love. It teaches the way of grace and truth in a radical, original manner. For the Logos, although it is the ground of any true logic, is beyond ordinary dialectic. The author does not approach his subject conventionally, but penetrates and communicates it by unfolding central themes such as: the Logos in the beginning; the light in the darkness; the speaker; life; spirit; grace; and truth.
Georg Kühlewind (1924–2006) was a Hungarian philosopher, writer, lecturer, and meditation teacher who worked from the tradition of Rudolf Steiner’s spiritual science. Setting aside his early interest in music and psychology, he pursued a successful professional career as a physical chemist. Meanwhile, he continued to deepen his spiritual practice and insights. A prolific author (most of whose works are still only in German), Georg Kühlewind spent much time traveling the world, lecturing and leading workshops and seminars in meditation, psychology, epistemology, child development, anthroposophy, and esoteric Christianity. He was the author of numerous books. Kühlewind died January 15, 2006 at the age of 83.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 1374] 
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<B>Celebrating Christmas Together </B><I> Nativity and Three Kings Plays with Stories and Songs</I>, BRYER, ESTELLE,  NICOL, JANNI,  NICOL, JANNI
9 Celebrating Christmas Together Nativity and Three Kings Plays with Stories and Songs
BRYER, ESTELLE, NICOL, JANNI, NICOL, JANNI
190345820X / 9781903458204 2002 Paperback 
illustrations
Create the Wonder of Christmas with your children at school or at home -- starting with a simple Advent calendar and crib scene and including the full script of a beautiful nativity play. This Christmas treasury includes: The Nativity Play with staging directions, songs, music, and instructions for simple costumes and props; how to create a crib scene; making an Advent calendar; The Three Kings Play; and Christmas stories
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 2089] 
Price: 25.95 AUD
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<B>Children's Lyre pentatonic 7 string d-e </B><I> </I>
10 Children's Lyre pentatonic 7 string d-e

7340045802003 
This beautiful lyre gives a clear, light-filled sound, carried by the tone quality of the craftsmanship. Suitable for little lyre players from age 5 years onwards. Comes with a tuning key and stringing information sheet. The 7 stringed Celestial Lyre is tuned in a pentatonic scale which allow the fingers to move freely over the strings, always producing a harmonious tune. This scale spans over five whole tone steps and is built up by an open fifth tuning. This character often gives rise to a descending musical motive, one could say it is a descending scale. This can often be noticed in folk music from different parts of the world where this scale is used.

The Auris Children's Lyre arose out of the striving to harmonise movement and melody with the child's sense of sound. When holding it in the left hand the lower strings are closer to the body. Deep tones and descending melodies are created by the inward movement of the hand towards the body. Ascending melodies are created by the outward movement of the hand. There are both left and right-handed versions of this lyre.

Handcrafted in Sweden from Maplewood.
Dimensions: 38cm x 17cm
Age group: 5 and above

(Occasionally, a product may appear on the website, but is found to be sold out when the in-store team process your order. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause; we will notify you when this happens and inform you of expected delivery time.)
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 8061] 
Price: 489.00 AUD
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<B>Choroi Pentatonic Children's Harp 7-String </B><I> Lyre</I>
11 Choroi Pentatonic Children's Harp 7-String Lyre


The Choroi Children's Harp is a pentatonically tuned instrument. Its graceful sculpted form and ethereal tone make the harp ideal for stimulating the young child's listening and free music making. The harp can be given to the child at age five or six as his/her first string instrument. Children's Harp in various woods (ash maple elm cherry) 7 steel strings.
Pentatonic ?mood of the fifth'-tuning: d'-e'-g'-a'-b'-d''-e''

The Choroi lyres and harps were created through a striving for a characteristic radiant tone deriving its intensity from the properties of the different types of wood used in their construction. Through carefully formed "organs" inside the instruments these qualities of the wood are brought into connection with the resonating instrument cavity. Variously shaped sound openings mediate between this inner space and the space around the instrument. Through this interaction a mobile equilibrium arises giving the tone a living quality. All the instruments are built with the highest quality craftsmanship from naturally colored carefully aged wood. In our striving for a beautiful finish we work with traditional methods including the use of natural resins and hand polishing.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 5827] 
Price: 605.00 AUD
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<B>Come Gather CD </B><I> Tales and songs to warm young hearts</I>, BRYANT, ANNIE
12 Come Gather CD Tales and songs to warm young hearts
BRYANT, ANNIE
0721802178772 
Tales & Songs is about nourishing young hearts through the seasons of life. Courage, gratitude, beauty and wonder are just some of the qualities we aim to nurture and inspire through the power of story and music.
The natural world around us embodies the perfect metaphor for children and adults alike to reflect upon our own inner journeys through the storms and sunshine of life.

Come Gather: Tales & songs to warm young hearts is the first of a 4 part seasonal recordings of songs and stories based in the elements of Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 13645] 
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<B>Cosmic Music </B><I> Musical Keys to the Interpretation of Reality</I>, GODWIN, JOSCELYN
13 Cosmic Music Musical Keys to the Interpretation of Reality
GODWIN, JOSCELYN
089281070X / 9780892810703 1989 Paperback 
Illustrations
The idea that the universe is created out of sound or music (and therefore is music) is a very ancient one. In this book, Joscelyn Godwin brings together three contemporary German thinkers who exemplify this tradition in its modern variants: Marius Schneider, Rudolf Haase, and Hans Erhard Lauer. The selections draw on ancient Indian sources and mythology; Kepler's Platonic vision of a musical, geometric universe; and the evolution of the tone systems of music. While every music lover senses the power and truth that reside in music, very few actually approach music as a path to cosmic knowledge. Godwin takes literally Beethoven's assertion that "Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom or philosophy." Godwin writes, ." . .to penetrate the mysteries of music is to prepare for initiation into those fathomless mysteries of man and cosmos."
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 10995] 
Price: 33.95 AUD
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<B>Creative Choir, The </B><I> A Holistic Approach to Working with Singers</I>, GRAHAM, JAMES NEILSON
14 Creative Choir, The A Holistic Approach to Working with Singers
GRAHAM, JAMES NEILSON
1906999759 / 9781906999759 
Choral singing is enjoying a renaissance, and this timely book contributes to our understanding of what choir work can and should be about. Starting with the idea that education supports the rehearsal process, James Neilson Graham delves into the theory and practice of working with singers, drawing on the insights of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze in relation to movement and the work of Valborg Werbeck-Svärdström in relation to the voice. Singing is an aspect of our common humanity, and the health of the human socio-musical organism is reflected in choral sound. How can the individual flourish in the context of so many? How can a conductor facilitate this process?

In lively fashion (with more than seventy music examples, diagrams, and illustrations), Neilson Graham challenges orthodoxies and opens up new developmental pathways for choir leaders and choral singers.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 13785] 
Price: 49.99 AUD
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<B>Cymatics </B><I> Vol 1 and 2</I>, JENNY HANS
15 Cymatics Vol 1 and 2
JENNY HANS
1888138076 / 9781888138078 
Dr. Jenny's cymatic images are truly awe-inspiring, not only for their visual beauty in portraying the inherent responsiveness of matter to sound (vibration) but because they inspire a deep recognition that we, too, are part and parcel of this same complex and intricate vibrational matrix - the music of the spheres! These pages illumine the very principles which inspired the ancient Greek philosophers Heraclitus, Pythagoras and Plato, and cosmologists Giordano Bruno and Johannes Kepler.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 3813] 
Price: 77.00 AUD
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<B>Day Full of Song Companion, A - CD </B><I> </I>
16 Day Full of Song Companion, A - CD

0692863157726 
CD
A companion CD to the book of the same name. Karen Lonsky offers 42 original songs in the mood of the fifth created for a range of activities in the kindergarten day, from grinding grain and raking leaves, to washing hands and cleaning, to story time and birthday celebrations. They form a delightful and healing way to carry children through the day. Charmingly illustrated with pencil drawings by Victoria Sander.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 9975] 
Price: 15.90 AUD
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<B>Enchantmints Friendly Dragon Music Box </B><I> </I>
17 Enchantmints Friendly Dragon Music Box


An enchanting magical music box. The little friendly dragon turns to the music inside the box when the lid is opened. Clockwork wound from the back of the music box. Green velvet lined compartment with mirror.
 
Dimensions: 15 x 11 x 8.5 cm
Age group: 3 and above
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 14484] 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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<B>Essence of Tonality </B><I> New edition.  An Attempt to View Musical Subjects in the Light of Spiritual Science</I>, BECKH, HERMANN,  STOTT, ALAN
18 Essence of Tonality New edition. An Attempt to View Musical Subjects in the Light of Spiritual Science
BECKH, HERMANN, STOTT, ALAN
0955307775 / 9780955307775 2008 Paperback 
2 diagrams and 1 photo
This essay is written for those who have not only a general understanding or interest in music, but also a feeling for the keys and their individual, differentiated colourings, and who can experience them inwardly. It is written for musicians and music-lo
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 10099] 
Price: 21.50 AUD
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<B>Eurythmy </B><I> A Short Introduction to the Art of Movement</I>, POPLAWSKI, THOMAS
19 Eurythmy A Short Introduction to the Art of Movement
POPLAWSKI, THOMAS
1782501657 / 9781782501657 2015 2nd Edition Paperback 
Rudolf Steiner initiated a new art of movement, which can be characterised as speech and music made visible. This concise but informative guide to eurythmy includes a brief survey of dance, from its origin in the ancient mysteries to its contemporary forms, placing Steiner’s ideas in their historical context.

It then goes on to explore the three main strands of eurythmy: as stage performance, in education, and in therapy, giving insightful examples of each.

The book has been fully revised and updated, and includes new colour photographs of performance eurythmy.

Thomas Poplawski is a trained eurythmist and psychotherapist. He has published numerous articles on education, psychology and the arts. He lives in Massachusetts, USA.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 13909] 
Price: 22.95 AUD
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<B>Eurythmy and The English Language </B><I> Davidson, Annelies</I>
20 Eurythmy and The English Language Davidson, Annelies

1910785016 / 9781910785010 2015 
Since its first appearance in the study-edition of Rudolf Steiner's lecture-cycle Eurythmy as Visible Speech (Anastasi Ltd, 2005) this contribution "Eurythmy and the English Language" by Annelies Davidson has proved its value. Packed with useful observations, and above all, an examination of the living principles, this essay is recognised as the definitive introduction to an important area of eurythmy research and practice. The writer reflects on years of artistic exploration of the English language with Marguerite Lundgren and on her own extensive work.
Marguerite Lundgren was a living example of how it is possible to develop an ear for the creative impulses available especially in music and the sounds of speech. Along with other authorities, mention is made here of Marguerite's respect for the sensitive scholarship of Adam Bittleston - particularly evident in the study of Shakespeare - and of the insights of the philosopher of language Owen Barfield. These scholars were profoundly aware of the work of the polymath and linguist Professor Hermann Beckh, who, as a foremost pupil of Rudolf Steiner, followed up Novalis' claim for "genetic etymology", for the creative sounds of speech.
This Mystery wisdom goes back to the first known theory of language in Plato's dialogue Cratylus. Eurythmists attempt to access the primal creativity still available, as Steiner points out, in the language we speak today. In this way, in pursuing their art eurythmists aim to contribute to the renewal of the word in our time.

ANNELIES DAVIDSON was born and educated in Holland. In 1974 she graduated from the London School of Eurythmy, England, taught around London and performed with the London Stage Group which toured Europe and the USA. From 1986-2002 she taught in the Eurythmy School, Spring Valley, New York and performed with the Ensemble. She currently works freelance as a teacher and director, focusing on eurythmy in relation to the spoken word.
[When referring to this item please quote our ID 13780] 
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