The Early Childhood Song Books of Eleanor Smith: Their Affinity with the Philosophy of Friedrich Froebel

@article{Alper1980TheEC,
  title={The Early Childhood Song Books of Eleanor Smith: Their Affinity with the Philosophy of Friedrich Froebel},
  author={Clifford D. Alper},
  journal={Journal of Research in Music Education},
  year={1980},
  volume={28},
  pages={111 - 118}
}
Eleanor Smith (1858–1942), known as an outstanding composer of children's songs, was perhaps the most significant musician to embrace the philosophy of Friedrich Froebel. In the prefaces to her books Smith acknowledged her indebtedness to Froebelian theory, and her work was consistently tied to his education concepts. Smith integrated Froebel's theories into her compositions, particularly her Songs for Little Children, Part I (1887) and Part II (1894), and Songs of a Little Child's Day (1910… Expand

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