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PDF: Author(s): Malatsay L. V.,
Number of journal: 3(60) Date: August 2022

At present, with an abundance of various kinds of methodological and sheet music publications, the fact of a decrease in the level of vocal and choral training of children’s collectives of general education schools is universally stated. In families, the tradition of singing folk songs by parents has been lost, on which the methods of staging and developing the voice of domestic musicians-teachers have been based since ancient times. The alternative of attracting children’s attention to songs of a lyrical lingering nature is seen by the authors in the audiovisual perception of waltzes by domestic and foreign composers by referring to children’s experiences with fairy tales and games in pre-school age. The world musical literature has accumulated a large baggage of waltz melodies that enchant with their beauty. Waltz is recognized as the king of dances, which proves its privileged position. The introduction of slow waltz and Viennese waltz into the European ballroom dancing tournament program also confirms their sophistication and aesthetic merit. According to teachers-psychologists, in primary school age, such a mental cognitive process as perception is developed quite well. Based on the vivid manifestation of contemplative curiosity in the perception of younger schoolchildren, using a set of methods of pedagogical influence, an attempt was made to form an active cognitive interest and project the characteristic features of dance movements into the area of melody vocalization. The analysis of the repertoire of musical notation chrestomatics allowed us to select the song and waltz repertoire for learning. The article presents the results of an experimental study, confirming the effectiveness of a high-tech methodology for teaching cantilena singing in the process of learning and performing waltz songs. It has been experimentally proved that the presence of similar characteristics in the movements of a waltz couple and in cantilena vocalization allows younger students to master the indicated vocal-choral skill with the least time and labor costs.


cantilena, vocalization, melodiousness of the voice, vocal and choral skills, choral singing of junior schoolchildren, music lesson, dance movements, waltz genre, waltz songs, educational repertoire, audiovisual perception, convergence method in art, pedagogical experiment

For citation:

Malatsay L. V. Innovative technologies for developing the skill of cantilena singing in younger students in the process of mastering waltz songs. Business. Education. Law, 2022, no. 3, pp. 463—468. DOI: 10.25683/VOLBI.2022.60.374.