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Music Therapy with the Developmentally Handicapped

Music Therapy with the Developmentally Handicapped

Edith Hillman Boxill presents in this 1976 compilation a collection of songs to exemplify the use of music in handicapped learning development. As Boxill states: “Music therapy is the use of music as a functional, therapeutic tool for the restoration, maintenance, and improvement of mental and physical health.” She focuses on an immersive experience that is “centered in music-movement/sensory-motor/singing and chanting … ” Liner notes include detailed explanations of Boxill’s methods and approaches.

Track Listing

101
The People in Your Neighborhood Edith Hillman Boxill 2:20
102
Day by Day Edith Hillman Boxill 2:38
103
Shoo Fly Edith Hillman Boxill 2:36
104
Freedom Train Edith Hillman Boxill 6:21
105
Haitian Song of Possession Edith Hillman Boxill 3:21
106
Guantanamera Edith Hillman Boxill 4:27
201
Go to Sleep, My Dear (Improvisation) Edith Hillman Boxill 2:57
202
Hora Edith Hillman Boxill 1:22
203
This Little Light of Mine Edith Hillman Boxill 3:44
204
Hey, Betty Martin Edith Hillman Boxill 4:24
205
Ev'rybody (Nigerian Folksong) Edith Hillman Boxill 6:13
206
Margarita (Tune of La Cucaracha) Edith Hillman Boxill 0:43

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