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The Effects of Italian Stylistic Traits on Three Early German Protestant Composers
During the first half of the seventeenth century, Europe witnessed the development of German Protestant music. The German Protestant style was unique as it represented a synthesis of the old sacred polyphonic techniques ...
A Comparative Analysis of Two Musical Forms of Renaissance Entertainment
The madrigal comedy is a sixteenth-century form of musical entertainment. In stark contrast to the serious or dramatic madrigal developing in Italy, the madrigal comedy combines a loosely fitted outline of a plot with ...
A Performance Edition of Cantata BWV 47 Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden by Johann Sebastian Bach
The following edition of Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden is based upon secondary sources, primarily from the Neue Bach Ausgabe (NBA) and the Bach-Gesellschaft (BG). The original autograph score and ...
Developing a Comprehensive Curricular Model with Multi-Level Outcomes for Academic Instruction in the High School Choral Ensemble
A challenge facing many music educators is the development of a curriculum for the multi-year high school choral ensemble. This document discusses the development of a curricular model that is comprehensive (with ...
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 ...
Music and Movement in Shaker Worship
It is impossible to learn of Shaker music and dance without learning of the Shakers themselves. With some 20,000 tunes and hymns to their credit, the study of Shaker music can be an endless one. This project involves the ...
The Choral Festival: A Research Study and Procedural Model for Preparation, Performance and Objective Achievements
This research study is intended to focus on the importance and validity of choral festivals and to provide an organized, procedural model for preparation, performance and objective achievements of said choral idiom to ...
John Stanley: the Influence of Knut Nystedt on the Choral Style of John Stanley as Illustrated in a Comparative Analysis of Selected Choral Works
The purpose of this study is to focus on John Stanley as a contemporary composer and to show the possible influences of a more established composer, Knut Nystedt, on his choral writing.
A Select Guide for Swedish Choral Music of the Post-World War II Era
In Sweden, folk music has been the source of inspiration for choral writing and the church the source of encouragement for singing and choral music. The golden age of Swedish choral music came about as a direct result of ...
The Male Falsetto Register
The part of the male voice known as the "falsetto" has intrigued man for centuries. The question of its value in the realm of serious music has been heavily debated. The current definitions of the term "falsetto" call ...
A Theoretical and Practical Examination of the Changing Voice
The well-informed junior high school teacher knows that teaching his students to sing properly requires more than a few hours spent in a reading session selecting three part music. Training these adolescents demands ...
A Selected List of Romantic Era Choral Music for the High School Choir
In building a library of vocal music for the high school choir, a teacher is always searching for music that is usable and of good quality. The music of the Romantic Era meets these qualifications and should be included ...
Who Has the Employee Choirs in the Fortune 500?
From fall 1988 through spring 1990 this project, "Who Has the Employee Choirs in the Fortune 500?" has taken form, lived and come to fruition at a cost of about $1200. The "Total Design Method" of creating and managing ...
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 ...
Toward a Consensus of Music Educators Concerning Which Choral Literature is Most Important in Teaching High School Students
This paper addresses the problem of identifying specific pieces of choral literature that are, without a doubt, quality material. The goal of this study is to produce a list of pieces of choral literature high school music ...