In the instrument training process, the development of musical expression is an important requirement. This research aims to determine the effect of the method that is easy to understand that will allow students to create their own strategies for the development of musical expression and which takes its source from the relationship between music and language also the relationship between the instrumental music and song. Studies have indicated with neurophysiological evidence that the language and the music carries a very important partnerships. Instrumental music, stands out as a case that takes its source from song when assessed with the understanding of instruments oppointed as a soloist. Therefore, the method is designed based on this understanding to recognize music and instrumental music. Theoretical aspect of the method used is given in the research report in detail due to its original structure.
Pretest - posttest experimental and control group experimental research design was used. The research were applied in Balıkesir University Necatibey Education Faculty Education Department of Fine Arts Music Education Branch on Fall Semester of the 2009-2010 Academic Year in 10-week training period with participation of 20 students. Datas were gathered by “Musical Expression Performance Scale”. In the end of experimental study has resulted in favor of the experimental group.
Anahtar Kelimeler: String instruments education, musical expression, interpretation