Dulcimer Playing for Defectives *We hope in a subsequent issue to publish some notes on the value of music and rhythm in the education of defectives, from material collected from papers presented at the recent Conference on the Musical Education of Defective Children held in Switzerland, and from other information supplied to us.—Ed.

@inproceedings{Billington1938DulcimerPF,
  title={Dulcimer Playing for Defectives
*We hope in a subsequent issue to publish some notes on the value of music and rhythm in the education of defectives, from material collected from papers presented at the recent Conference on the Musical Education of Defective Children held in Switzerland, and from other information supplied to us.—Ed.
},
  author={Elsie E. Billington},
  year={1938}
}
"The refined feeling, intellectual discrimination, and artistic initiative of the mature musician will not, as a rale, be found even in the higher grades of mentally deficient instrumentalists. The music that they make has a mechanical, imitative quality and is of a superficial type. Its function in their lives is not that of a vocation, but a socializing… CONTINUE READING