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Interprofessional Collaboration Across the Treatment Process in Music Therapy
The purpose of this study was to identify common protocols for music therapists who utilize interprofessional collaboration (IC) in the workplace. Participants were all Board Certified Music Therapists (N = 595). The ...
The dream is more than process
The piece is a more overt nod to my rap and rap-culture related influences. This is manifested in a number of ways, the beat-box flute throughout the mid-section of the piece, and the bass line and kick drum dancing ...
John E. Giles: The Man, the Music, and his Choral Works
Singing empowers; music heals. This is the musical motto by which John E. Giles lives. To Giles, music expresses emotions and also puts us in touch with our own personal emotions. "Music's greatest function is to put ...
Motivation: A Key to Establishing a Secondary School Vocal Music Program
One of the main concerns of any choir director is how to secure and maintain a high level of motivation from choir members. It does not matter if the director is a seasoned veteran or a rookie, if he teaches in a rural ...
A Compilation of Specific Technical and Musical Examples Within the Violin Etudes of Peirre Rode, Jacon Dont, and Pierre Gaviniés
The advanced violinist of today needs to study more than just scales and concerti to develop and maintain a high degree of proficiency in his art. The compilation of etudes or studies fulfills the technical and musical ...
A Comparison of Composers' Approaches to Setting James Joyce's Finnegans Wake to Music (Samuel Barber, John Cage, Andre Hodeir, and Margaret Rogers)
This work is an annotated bibliography of settings of James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake." Featured composers are Samuel Barber, John Cage, Andre Hodeir, and Margaret Rogers.
School Catalogue Survey
A survey has been made of the Catalogs of Schools of Music through the country. An attempt has been made to limit the research to schools which would be comparable to the Conservatory of Music of the University of Kansas ...
Musica Ficta: A Summary of Current Views Based on a Selected Bibliography of Books and Articles Published Since 1949
The hope was that when this paper was completed it would be possible to summarize clear-cut solutions to some of the important issues of musica ficta or at least to be able to discuss chronological trends and changes. ...
The Use of the Trombone in Orchestral Literature
In tracing the history of the orchestra from its earliest beginnings to modern times, very interesting uses of the trombone are seen. Trombones held a very prominent position in the production of early instrumental music. ...
Theodore Ward Chanler: American Song Composer
Many composers have emerged from modern America. From these composers numerous schools or approaches to composition can be noted. Many labels are used to describe them and dividing lines can be drawn among their products. ...
Developing Marking Policies
Since marks and marking systems have been a favorite topic of educators for many years, and articles criticizing present marking policies appear with ever increasing frequency, there obviously is a widespread belief that ...
A Survey of Vocal Training for Children
The purpose of this study is to answer the question "To what extent does literature dealing with vocal training provide for the development of the child voice?" The development of a child's voice begins with his earliest ...
Franz Tunder: His Place in the North German School of Organ Composition
Franz Tunder stands as an important figure in the North German school of organ composition; he has been spoken of as the "founder" of this school. Tunder was the first composer to combine the style of the Dutch master ...
Beethoven's Contribution to the Development of the Piano Sonata
The word "sonata" originally meant something played in contrast to "cantata" which meant something sung. In the fifteenth century, there developed two types of sonatas: the Church Sonata (Sonata da chiesa) and the Chamber ...
The Status of Music Education in the Negro Schools of Mississippi
This paper is written in an attempt to give a factual account of the status of music education in the Negro schools of Mississippi. The number of Negro and white schools, their locations, and their administrative and ...
A History of Conducting
In this brief history, the author shall trace musical conducting from a time early in the fifteenth century to that which we consider the art of conducting as it is known today.
An Analysis of the Melodic Characteristics of Selected German Art Songs of the Nineteenth Century
The purpose of this research project was to examine the melodic characteristics evident in selected songs of six German composers who represent the Romantic tradition in Lieder: Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Johannes ...
Concerning the Viola de Gamba
This paper concerns the history and performance of the viola de gamba.
An Analysis of Selected Works from "Ludus Tonalis" and "Concerto for Hornand Orchestra," First Movement, by Paul Hindemith Using Ideas of Analysis Found in "A Composer's World" and "Craft of Musical Composition" by Paul Hindemith
This paper is an attempt to use an analysis of intervals, the combination of these intervals, and their location in musical time on selected works by Hindemith to show if Hindemith "practiced what he preached." The ...
The Piano Concerti of Johannes Brahms
This paper gives a brief overview of musical style in the 19th century and details the piano concerti of Johannes Brahms.