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A union list of learned American serials in Indian libraries
(Indian Council for Library Development, 1966)
The Union List of learned Anerican Serials in Indian Libraries (ULLAS) was compiled through a generous grant of Rs. 80,000/- (16,000 dollars) by the U. S. Government in India to the Indian Council for Library Development. ...
Missouri under Radical rule, 1865-1870
(University of Missouri Press, 1965)
The five years following the Civil War were a critical period in Missouri's history.The conservative groups that had long dominated the politics and economics of the state found themselves split over a variety of issues. ...
Charles James Fox: a man for the people
(University of Missouri Press, 1969)
The book grows out of a professional interest in Fox's talents as a parliamentary speaker. The scope, therefore, is that of a biography, with Fox's attainments as a speaker coming to the foreground at frequent intervals. ...
A Study of the Optimum Minimum Requirements for an Instrumental Rehearsal Hall
This study will attempt to determine the optimum minimum requirements for instrumental rehearsal halls. Chapter I will examine the need for music facilities. Chapter II is concerned with the location of the rehearsal ...
Excellence in the Teaching of Vocal Technique in the Secondary School
This paper discusses the standards of excellence in secondary school vocal music technique. When one speaks of excellence in vocal technique in the secondary schools, two aspects become apparent: (1) that aspect of the ...
Music Education for the Culturally Deprived Teen-ager
Why are students reacting differently to music education from year to year? What factors contribute to these changes? Is it changing social environment, school curriculum, religious influence or cultural background? This ...
A Comparison of the Impressionistic and Experimental Styles of Charles T. Griffes
The purpose of this paper is a comparison of Charles Tomlinson Griffes' impressionistic and experimental styles of composition. Special emphasis is given to his experimental style of composition since Griffes is not ...
The Origin and Evolution of the Trumpet and Cornet
For several years I have listened to many heated arguments among musicians concerning the difference between the trumpet and a cornet. The purpose of this paper will be to explore the origin and historical development ...
Concerning the Recorder
This paper discusses the history, construction, modern resurgence, and performance practice concerning the recorder.
Solo Material for Clarinet Alone, with Analysis of Igor Stravinsky's Three Pieces and Henry Sutermeister's Capriccio
A main portion of this project will be an inclusion of an index of solo works. Within this index of published and unpublished works are many compositions listed as required material for university clarinet majors. The ...
Slavic Composers - Bohemian, Hungarian, Rumanian an Analysis of Some Representative Works Available to School Bands
This work gives an example of a Slavic themed band concert, including historical context and short biographies of composers.
The Tenorviolin and its Revival
The modern string quartet, composed of only three different-sized instruments—the violin, viola, and violoncello—represents a form stylized in the late eighteenth century and varying quite considerably from the original ...
Vocalizes Chosen From Selected Sacred Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach
The purpose of this paper is to provide vocalization exercises for the studio, class teaching, or the choral rehearsal, from selected sacred cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach.
"[C]lose searching" has revealed that very little information is available to the student who would bring to light new facts of the life and work of Heinrich Schütz. The bibliography lists Moser's biography, which is ...
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.
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 ...
Johannes Brahms: The Detmold Period
If Brahms's orchestral style were an offspring of the large choral works, and this opinion seems to enjoy widespread acceptance, then it would seem possible that his first period of choral and orchestral activity (1857-1860) ...
References to Specific Beethoven Piano Sonatas in English-Language Sources
The purpose of this paper is to list references to specific Beethoven piano sonatas. These are from English-language sources. An attempt has been made to utilize various types of source material: music histories, theory ...
Master of Music Lecture Recital
Program and accompanying lecture on the vocal works performed