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Preparing the High School Piano Student for College Applied Music Study
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the piano prerequisites for entering college freshmen planning to major in piano or in organ. A survey is made of fifteen selected schools of music which offer bachelor of music ...
Potawatomi Indian Music: A Study of the Current Trend of Transmitting American Indian Music Among the Indian People in a Local Urban Organization
It is the purpose of this paper to preserve and present traditional Indian music and to comment on the present and future conditions of Indians in America with their attempts at keeping their culture alive. Its goal is to ...
Vienna - 1890-1910
The political and musical elements in Vienna from 1890 to 1910 are the focal points of this paper. An attempt has not been made to follow all of the government proceedings, nor to list all of the music performances. Instead, ...
Sight Reading: A Practical Method for the Beginning Secondary School Choral Ensemble Member
The problem of a viable sight reading program has continually plagued the secondary choral conductor. As one searches for a professionally published method, one is aware of the various methodology. Some are quite excellent ...
The Application of the Eighteenth Century Concept, "Good Taste" to Georg Friedrich Handel's Violin Sonata in G Minor, op. 1, no. 10
The purpose of this paper is to show one way a baroque violin sonata can be performed today in a style consistent with eighteenth-century performance styles. It was a common practice in the eighteenth century for ...
A Study of Selected Nineteenth-Century Brass Solo Literature
The purpose of this study has been to locate and become acquainted with solo literature which would be useful as teaching material for high school and college level brass students. The nineteenth century was selected ...
Songs of Pierre Phalese Transcribed for Guitar from Lute Tablature
Compositions written by Pierre Phalèse have been examined and are the content of this paper. Forty-five of his pieces, which were written in French lute tablature, have been transcribed for guitar.
The Development of the Orchestra from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Centuries
It has long been the interest of the author to investigate the development of the orchestra from a historical viewpoint in order to determine, as accurately as possible when each instrument became a permanent member. ...
The Solo Vocal Works of Ernst Bacon
The purpose of this project is to survey the solo vocal works of Ernst Bacon, all of which are with piano accompaniment. Some of the earliest works have recently gone out of print. For this reason, in the category of ...
The History and Development of Music and Worship of the Stone Church 1873-1976
This paper chronicles the history of the Stone Church Congregation of the (now) Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It focuses on the musical activities of the church through time.
The B Minor Sonata of Franz Liszt
When Liszt began writing the B minor sonata in 1852, his motive was to break up the classic sonata form and prepare a new direction for the development of piano music. This one-movement sonata is an extreme example of ...
An Analysis of Melodic and Durational Continuity in Sonata I for Organ, I, "Mässig Schnell" by Paul Hindemith
The following analysis concerns one architectonic level of the design of musical process continuation in pitch, rest, and duration in a portion of Paul Hindemith's Sonata I for Organ.
A Survey of Method Books for the Adult Beginner in Class Piano
This paper analyzes texts available for group adult piano study to determine appropriateness.
Karl Czerny - Nineteenth Century Pedagogue
The Viennese pianist and teacher, Karl Czerny, inherited a tradition of pianoforte instruction that enabled him to hold the center of the pedagogical stage for the first half of the nineteenth century. Czerny was the pupil ...
Pre-1900 Selected Protestant Hynmody Development
This paper discusses a brief history of early hynmody, its origins, and evolution.
This paper gives a brief biography of 144 women violinists.
The Development of Musicianship in Junior High Incorporating the Kodaly Philosophy
The junior high course in general music should be a program that is both challenging and realistic. Every activity has one general purpose: the development of the student's musical intelligence so that the music he makes ...
Continuity Analysis: Exposition, First Movement Symphony no. 1, C Minor, Johannes Brahms
Continuity analysis is a study of the relationship of events in a composition to preceding events. The subject of this analysis at any point is a recurrence either of an aspect of a single note or of a note pattern. The ...
A Selective Bibliography of Arrangements of Shape-Note Melodies
This paper gives a listing of shape-note songs as arranged into modern musical notation.
Continuity, Function, and Rhythmic Structure Analysis of Sonata in G Minor by G. Tartini, First Movement
In this paper, the first movement of the sonata in G minor for violin written by G. Tartini has been analyzed according to three types of analysis: (1) continuity, (2) function, and (3) rhythmic structure. The purpose of ...