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A Stylistic Analysis of Aaron Copland's Piano Variations
This work is an analysis of Aaron Copland's Piano Variations in terms of its relation to the influences of composers Schoenberg and Berg in the synthesis of his already existing style ingredients (French, jazz, Stravinskian, ...
St. Cecilia and Music: Origins and Traditions to 1800
The purpose of this study is to observe the effect of the St. Cecilia legend on music. It will be shown that even though Cecilia is a saint from the 3rd century AD, she was not specifically associated with music until the ...
Improved Teaching Through Audio-Visual Aids
Industry and education have felt the need since World War II to use many techniques or educational devices used by the military in speeding up and enhancing the learning process. Since World War II, first industry and ...
Establishing Permanent Dentofacial Records for Performing Vocalists and Wind Instrumentalists
This manuscript was conceived while working as an anesthesia assistant for an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for nine years while performing part-time as a vocalist and pursuing graduate study in music education. The ...
Channels of Communication with Hospital Patients for the Music Minister During Visitation
Ministers of music may be required by their job description to make hospital calls, and they are admonished by scripture to do so. However, they are receiving no formal training on how to make a hospital call. Research ...
A Sound Spectra Analysis of Two Trumpet Embouchure Techniques
The purpose of this study was to compare photographically upper and lower lip inversion of two contrasting trumpet embouchure techniques, to determine and compare air flow direction as influenced by these embouchure ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
The Vocal Songs and Ayres Likely to Have Been Used in the Original Production of Shakespeare's Plays
This paper provides information on the use of music in the Elizabethan theater. Period settings of songs which the various Shakespeare plays indicate are included.
Selected Brass Methods, Study and Solo Materials with Emphasis Upon Trumpet Literature
This work provides a selected bibliography of materials and music available for brass instruments.
A Four-Year Curriculum for the Liberal Arts College Band with Special Implications for William Jewell College
In this paper, a four-year rotating curriculum for a small college band is proposed based on a survey of other small college band programs.
Sight Reading: A Survey of Investigational Literature
Piano sight reading is a very complex process with respect to both its psychological and physical aspects. The definition of the term "read" implies that in the act of reading there are three elements: symbols, ...
Master of Music Lecture Recital
Program and accompanying lecture on the vocal works performed
The Sources of Hymn Tunes Based on J. S. Bach Found in the Christian Science Hymnal
The writer's objectives in this study are two: (1) to correct errors in the "Hymnal Notes" regarding hymn tunes drawn from the works of J. S. Bach and used in the "Christian Science Hymnal;" (2) to give fuller information ...
Vocal Techniques Used by the Bel Canto Masters Traced Through Their Treatises, Successful Students and Historical Accounts
It is the purpose of this paper to trace various treatises of the most outstanding voice teachers and musicians of the bel canto period and compile those results directly concerned with the production of the voice. Also, ...
French Horn Literature in Print
Bibliography of music for French horn available in print in 1966.
Organ Music of the Spanish Baroque
With the exception of certain works of Juan Cabanilles (1644–1722), little attention has so far been given to the organ music of the Spanish Baroque period. Much information about this music is still lacking, as the large ...
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.
Use of Class Time and Student Attentiveness in Seventh Grade Exploratory Middle School Music Class
This study investigated seventh grade exploratory middle school music rehearsals with respect to use of class time by teachers and attentiveness of students. Off-task behavior was compared in team teaching and non-team ...