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Orff

 (ôrf), Carl 1895-1982.
German composer noted for the secular cantata Carmina Burana (1936) and for his development of a system of music education for children.

Orff

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(Biography) Carl (karl). 1895–1982, German composer. His works include the secular oratorio Carmina Burana (1937) and the opera Antigone (1949)

Orff

(ɔrf)

n. Carl,
1895–1982, German composer.
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Noun1.Orff - German musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)
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Arguably, Orff was foremost a man of the theater, and a composer only to the extent necessary to enhance the dramatic effect.
Not only does this book cover the best-known approaches (Dalcroze, Kodaly, Orff and the like), it also examines the teaching of world music and use of technology to create inclusion for those in today's general music classes.
In the mid-1930s, Orff turned a bunch of 13th century poems found at a Benedictine monastery in the Bavarian Alps into a high-energy, high- emotion, nothing-if-not-rousing musical work.
In order for [languages] teachers to use Orff principles in the classroom, they do not need to be musical.
En este sentido, influido tambien por el ruso-frances Igor Stravinsky, y a diferencia de quienes prefirieron emularlo tras la consecucion de un estilo neoclasico, a Orff le interesaron mas su empleo de elementos rituales y reminiscencias folkloricas.
Orff took five years to create the work but the time was well spent as this, too, proved to be a real audience pleaser.
The shock cuts of Palmer's opening montage instantly plunge us into the emotional contradictions and shifting musical politics of Carl Orff (1895-1992), one of Nazi Germany's most controversial composers.
Ymhen ryw dair wythnos gwelodd arbenigwr yn ysbyty'r War Memorial, Wrecsam a chymerwyd biopsy, a datgelwyd ymhellach mai orff ydoedd.
His curiosity about the application of his ideas concerning music education for children dated back to 1932, but it was not until sixteen years later that he commenced his book entitled Orff-Schulwerk which was eventually translated and later modified into English under the title Music for Children (Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association, 2010; Goodkin, 2001; Landis & Carder, 1972).
ix) philosophy of the Orff approach in Teaching Music in the Twenty-First Century (Choksy, Abramson, Gillespie, Woods, & York, 2001).
In the mid 1930s the German composer Carl Orff selected 24 poems from the larger collection of 254 and set them to music.
Keetman, a colleague of German composer and music educator Carl Orff, played an instrumental role in developing the pedagogy of the Orff approach to music education (Orff 1978), also known as Orff Schulwerk or Das Schulwerk (The Schoolwork).