A-Z List


Developmentally Disabled & Multi-Cultural Materials
for Music Therapy

Journal Articles

Compliled by Kim Jurena
Fall, 1996


Call #: IMC Media, Tape 3767
We're People First...a Celebration of Diversity, by Jeff Moyer, c. 1995

Songbook included with suggested activities and what the benefits are for the students when activities are used. Very folk-song like in style of music. Guitar, drums accompany singer and some harmonizing of voices. Song sheets for students included along with printed music for teacher. For anyone with disabilities of any kind. Two tapes included. AC, Folk Music, Community Integration, Songs-Children

Call #: IMC Media, Multi Media 3615
Music Bingo, by Diane M. Lombardo, c. 1994

Basic songs used, some songs are geared more to the elderly. There's a total of 50 songs on one tape, one instruction booklet, one song title list and twenty bingo cards (large print). AC, Geriatrics

Call #: IMC CBC, 784.4 C7198
DeColores: and other Latin American Folk Songs for Children, by Jose-Luis Orozco, c. 1994

Big brightly colored pages, English translations of the words. Printed scores for piano and guitar. Before each song there's a description of the song's origin and ideas for activities with the songs. AC, Folk Music-Latin American, Songs-Children

Call #: IMC CBC, fic N5147b
Beethoven Lives Upstairs, by Barbara Nichol, c. 1994

Picture poster included (picture 1890). No cassette located to accompany this book. However this book portrays a young boy who lives underneath Mr. Beethoven and writes to his Uncle Carl about what it's like living with Mr. Beethoven. Children's Fiction

Call #: IMC CBC, 398.23 Se689sc.2
Songs and Stories from Uganda, by W. Moses Serwadda, c. 1974

Lists how to pronounce the words from the language "Luganda." Some stories integrate musical responses and in others the songs follow the story. Based for children but are basic stories of life and fantasies. AC, Songs-African-Children

Call #: IMC Media, Video Tape 3071 vol.3
Routes of Rhythm with Harry Belafonte

Each approx. 60 minute tape goes into different Latin American cultures and explores their music and rhythms and how this has influenced music in American Culture today. Folk Music-Latin American

Call #: IMC Media, Video tape 3067
The Nonhearing World: Understanding hearing loss, films for the Humanities and Sciences

Very good examples of the three different types of hearing loss and how other people sound to people having each different level of hearing loss. (17 minutes) T, Research

Call #: IMC Prof. GR108.5.E25
Ninez: Spanish Songs, Games and Stories of Childhood, by Virginia Nylander Ebinger, c. 1993

Easy to read, scores written with words, and instructions on how to conduct the games. Songs-Children, Folk Music-Spanish

Call #: IMC Prof. M1993.B96.D4
Dance Down the Rain, Sing up the Corn, by Millie Burnett

American Indian chants and games for children. Melodies written out and there are ideas for dance, games, and activities. AC, Songs-Children, Folk Songs-American Indians

Call #: IMC Prof. LB1062.C3
Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences, by Linda Campbell, Bruce Campbell and Dee Dickinson, c. 1992

Great instructional ideas for more advanced learners (school aged.) Section on using music in the classroom and for learning transferring through music. T, AC

Call #: IMC Prof. LB 1576.K36
Teaching Creatively by Working the Word, by Susan A. Katz and Judith A. Thomas, c. 1992

Lots of activities involving sensory, language and music. (mostly for older students) T, AC

Call #: IMC Prof. ML 3920.M8965
Music in Developmental Therapy, by Jennie Purvis and Shelly Samet, c. 1976

Resource in developmental therapy with music therapy, includes original songs. T, AC

Call #: IMC Media, Tape 3674
I Hear Memories! Sounds of Yesteryear, by Beckie Karras

Mostly geared for older generation, but could be used for children to guess the sounds. Includes book listing questions when using the sounds. Can be used either for reminiscence or to label/identify the sounds. AC

Call #: IMC Media, Video tape 3105
Listening to Jazz with Billy Taylor, c. 1993

Instructional video introduces instruments, music symbols/notations. Includes instructional book. Jazz Performance

Call #: IMC Media, Video 3079
Beginning Blues Piano with David Cohen, Home Spun Video

Basic accompaniment techniques for playing the Blues. Functional Piano-Blues

Call #: IMC Media, Video Tape 3078
Intermediate Blues Piano with David Cohen, Home Spun Video, c. 1988

Good accompanying skills, college level. Functional Piano-Blues

Call #: IMC Media, Video Tape 3121
The EAV History of Jazz with Billy Taylor, by Barr Media Group, c. 1986

Visuals are interesting and it's very informative and interesting to watch. Jazz History


Call #: IMC Media, Video Tape 3064
What is Music?, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, INC, c. 1990

Royal Institute Christmas lectures presents physics and music. Includes history and demonstrations about how sound travels. Acoustics-Research

Call #: IMC Media, Tape 3758
Songs of Hispanic Americans, by Ruth De Cesare

Book included with music printed out. Simple guitar accompaniment with some all in Spanish and some switching to English. Both Spanish and English versions in the book. Songs-Spanish

Call#: IMC Media, Tape 3709
1,2,3 Four-ever Friends, by Colleen and Uncle Squatty: featuring finger-plays, movement and story songs

Excellent, upbeat tape for children, no printed lyrics accompanying the tape. Songs-Children

Call #: IMC Media, Tape 3755
West Indian Songs and Games for Children, by Edna Smith Edet

Not the best recording, children sing along on the tape. Instruction book is included with how to do the games with the songs. No accompaniment with the singing. Songs-West Indian, Singing Games

Call #: IMC Video, Tape 3077
Hot Pepper: The Life and Music of Clifton Chenier, by Les Blank, c. 1973

Blacks and whites together speaking French. Chenier plays the accordion and sings. A lot of scenes take place in bars. Folk Music History-French

Call #: IMC Media, Video tape 3080
J,AI ETE Av Bal (I went to the dance): The Cajun and Zydeco Music of Louisiana, by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz and Maureen Gosling, c. 1989

Cajun Music, history and lots of music with translations and dancing. Folk Music History-Cajun

Call #: IMC Media, Video Tape 3081
In Heaven There is No Beer?
by Les Blank, c. 1984

Lots of polka music and dancing! Talks to people about what makes polka music popular. Folk Music History-Polka

Call #: IMC Media, video tape 3083
Always for Pleasure, by Les Blank with the Wild Tchoupitoulas Professor Longhair, Mardi Gras and other New Orleans Celebrations c. 1978

Interview with "Kid Thomas" Valentine, trumpet player, up beat music played, scenes of New Orleans life. Jazz History, Jazz Performance

Call #: IMC Media, Tape 3757
Step it Down by Bessie Jones c. 1988

No instructions on how to do the games, very authentic sounding, African American. Mostly rhythmic instruments as accompaniment geared for children. Singing Games, Songs-African American

Call #: IMC Media, Tape 3743 and guide
Let's Talk! Music Therapy Strategies to Facilitate Communication: A Professional Study Course, by Cathy Knoll and Dellinda Henry, c. 1995

A work book (self study guide) to learn communication with music. There are seven sessions for all ages and levels of communication. Speaker has 25 years of experience with different populations. Music Therapy Professional World

Call #: IMC Media Tape 3759 with book
Let's get the Rhythm of the Band, by Cheryl Warren Mattox, c. 1993

Up beat music with some responsory music. A child's introduction to music from African American culture with history and songs. Songs-African American


Call #: BV 184.C54
The Arts/Fitness Quality of Life Activities Program: Creative Ideas for Working with Older Adults in Group Settings, by Claire B. Clements, c. 1994

Tips on working with older D.D. populations. Includes activities categorized for the months of the year. AC-Months, Geriatric

Call #: E98.F6 I46
The Indians' Book: An Offering by American Indians of Indian lore, musical and narrative, to form a record of the songs and legends of their race, by Natalie Curtis, c. 1994

Handwritten scores of songs, chants from several different tribes throughout the continent. Songs-American Indian

Call #: LC1029.P67s38
Portfolio Assessment, by Amy Seely, c. 1994

At first glance this book looks like it would be more helpful for teachers. However, on page nine there are some helpful hints on creating your own portfolio. There also are some charts on page 37 and 61 that could be adapted for your own work with clients and your observations of other music therapy students. Music Therapy Professional World

Call #: RC387.5.D45
Head Injury and the Family: A Life and Living Perspective, c.1994

Focus on the family adjusting and getting involved in the healing process of head injury patients. T, Head Injury

Call #: RA566.T35
Environmental Epidemiology, by Evelyn Talbott and Gunther F. Craun, c. 1995

Chapter 14 discusses the health effects from environmental noise exposure. T, Environmental Noise

Call #: RC489.A72 F43
The Arts in Therapy by Bob Fleshman and Jerry L. Fryrear, c. 1981

Basic and historical views of Arts in Therapy and different modalities of Art Therapy like music, visual arts, movement arts, media arts, creative-expressive and mixed media arts and psychodrama. T, Creative Arts Therapy

Call #: Reserve, DEVMUTH
Developmental Music Therapy, by Bonnie C. McCarty and Jennie Pervis, c. 1996

Contains music in the developmental therapy model, developmental teaching objectives rating form, core learning experiences, music therapy learning experience and developmental therapy objectives. Great for school settings. T

Call #: Reference stacks, ML128.L3M85
Music Therapy Index, edited by Charles Eagle, Jr., c. 1976

This contains an index to the literature of the psychology, psychophysiology, psychophysics and sociology of music. Reference

Call #: Reference stacks, ML 128.L3 M85 vol 3
Music Psychology Index, edited by Charles T. Eagle, Jr., c. 1984

Reference index to people and terms relating to music psychology. Reference

Call #: GR111.A47 J66
Step it Down: Games, Plays, Songs, and Stories from the Afro-American Heritage, by Bessie Jones and Bess Lomax Hawes, c. 1987

This book is filled with activities and songs and directions on how to conduct the games. Includes such things as baby games and plays, outdoor games, dances, singing plays, and clapping plays. Songs-Children, Folk Music-African American

Call #: GT3932.F58
Festivals Together: A Guide to Multi-Cultural Celebration, by Sue Fitzjohn, Minda Weston and Judy Lange, c. 1993

This book is filled with activities, games, songs, and even recipes. It's organized by the seasons and provides several varieties of ways to celebrate events in authentic ways specific to different cultures. There is an index to the songs and to the stories along with a general index. Includes how to make musical instruments and printed songs. Songs-Children-Multi-Cultural, AC

Call #: B809.9.C66
Beyond Difference, by Al Condeluci, c. 1996

This is the same author of the book Interdependence: the Route to Community. This book looks at our culture and institutions. It's a profound study of the rightful place of all persons within the society in which they live.

Call #: ML3920.A77
Music for Life: Aspects of Creative Music Therapy with Adult Clients, by Gary Andsdell, c. 1995

Describe the use of creative music therapy with case studies of learning disabilities, mental illness and chronic illness. Research, Mentally Ill, 

Call #: ML3920.A77
The Art and Science of Music Therapy: A Handbook, c. 1995

This includes a wide range of topics including music therapy with children and the mentally handicapped. T

Call #: ML3920.M874
Music Therapy Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives, by Barbara Wheeler, c. 1995

Shows how to conduct research and gives important facts to know. Research

Call #: HV1553.C58
Interdependence: The Route to Community,
by Al Condeluci, c. 1995

This appears to be a guide for parents, care givers, and clients to enable everyone to be prepared for community life and interdependency. T-Community Integration


Call #: ML3551.W38
"Wasn't that a Time?",
by Ronald Cohen, c. 1995

History and life of several folk songs writers and singers and description of how folk music was revived are features of this book. Folk Music

Call #: ML3556.C7
Negro Folk Music, USA, by Harold Courlander, c. 1963

Several songs listed with music written out, history and types of different music are included in this book. Folk Music-African American

Call #: P118.D4
Language Acquisition, by Fill G. deVilliers and Petter A. deVilliers, c. 1978

Chapter on language in developmentally disabled children that would be useful. T, Language Development

Call #: ML3920.M39
Music Therapy: International Perspectives, by Cheryl Maranto, c. 1993

Thirty-eight countries are represented and show how they use music therapy with varying populations. T, International

Call #: ML3920.K76
Music Technology for Music Therapists, "Practical Tips for Getting Started.", by Robert Krout, c. 1994

This book is a general guide for using and buying keyboards. T-Music Technology

Call #: MT17.H32
Songs for the Senses, by Hilree and Heide Muhs, c. 1985

Includes hand written songs organized into categories for sensory stimulation, vestibular and group involvement. It includes goals, materials used, directions and variations for each song. AC, Songs-Sensory Stimulation

Call #: ML3920.B775
Defining Music Therapy, by Kenneth Bruscia, c. 1989

Chapters five and six deal with levels of music therapy and defining various practices. Also includes a section discussing developmental therapy and how it's used with the developmentally disabled.

Call #: ML3920.C325
Case Studies in Music Therapy, by Kenneth Bruscia, c. 1991

This book describes case studies and results for children, adults, and adolescents with varying exceptionalities; includes disturbances, physical impairments and delays mentally. Wide range of studies. T

Call #: ML3532.B87
Jamaican Music, by Michael Burnett, c. 1984

This book features history, folk, religious music, dance music, work-songs, instruments used, and development of reggae. Folk Music-Jamaican

Call #: M1838.G5A52
African Songs and Rhythms for Children, by W.U. Amoakre, c. 1971

The author used Orff-Schulwerk concepts as his philosophical foundation. Includes a guide for the pronunciation and instruments used. There are scores of the songs with melody, words and rhythms for the different instruments. Songs-African American

Call #: ML3920.M897 c.3
Music in Therapy, by E.T. Gaston, c. 1968

Headings include music therapy for mentally retarded children and adults of all levels and music therapy for physically disabled. It gives a general overview of the population and gives examples and suggestions of what music activities to use. T

Call #: ML3830.R15
Psychological Foundations of Musical Behavior, by Rudolf Radocy and David Boyle, c. 1979

General concepts are represented in this text with topics such as affective behaviors and music, functional music, a phenomenon of man, music and music learning as examples. T

Call #: ML3920.A66
Music Therapy, by Juliette Alvin, c. 1966

Part two of this book starts with the modern application of music in medical treatment. This includes a discussion about the responses to music, psychological and physical, and to the practice of music therapy. Includes a nice section on physical disorders. T

Call #: ML3920,N675
Therapy in Music for Handicapped Children, by P. Nordoff and C. Robbins, c. 1974

A newer edition of Music Therapy for Handicapped Children adds more studies and ideas for group therapy. T-Nordoff/Robbins

Call #: ML3920.N675
Music Therapy in Special Education, by P. Nordoff and C. Robbins, c. 1971

Lots of music examples and ideas for songs, resonator bells, instrumental activities, and other group activities; includes list of suppliers of special instruments, books, rhythmic patterns and speech phrases in classroom work. T-Nordoff/Robbins

Call #: ML3920.N67
Music Therapy for Handicapped Children: "Investigations and Experiences", by P. Nordoff and C. Robbins, c. 1965

A history of Nordoff and Robbins, this book gives great examples of working with Autistic children and other children with several handicaps. It also describes types of songs children like and examples of group activities for children. T-Nordoff/Robbins