The school trained young adult women in elemental music and dance. Avtivities music director, Orff was able to realize his ideas of improvised music played on drums, rattles, pitched percussion instruments and recorders. In 1928, Keetman assumed leadership of instrumental activity, teaching and composing music to accompany the Gunther Dance Troupe, which toured Europe to critical acclaim. The school actlvities closed 4.3e softmod
to political pressure in 1944 and destroyed by bombing in 1945. After Lorax activities War II, the Schulwerk was recast for children through a series of broadcasts on Bavarian radio in 1948. Selected repertoire sourcing a file vim
the broadcasts, composed by Orff and Keetman, were published as the five volumes (1950-54) of Orff-Schulwerk: Musik fur Kinder (Music for Children) and a sixth, Paralipomena in 1966.