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The History of the Trumpet in the Orchestra
An examination will be made of the types of trumpets that have been used in orchestras. An attempt will be made to follow the trumpet from its natural to its chromatic-valved state and to show how both the composer and ...
Musicology and Its Application to American Music
This paper attempts to give a clear definition of and a brief history of musicology and a background of Puritan, African American, and Native American music and some of the influences of each on American music. The music ...
Barbara Allen and the English Ballad in Appalachia: Adaptations and Transformations
The purpose of this study is to examine the eighteenth-century English Child ballads and "Barbara Allen" which survived in the Appalachian region of the United States.
A Study of the Serpent, Bass Horn, Keyed Bugle, Ophicleide, and Saxhorns with Emphasis on the Literature Written for These Instruments
This paper covers the history of early low brass instruments and precursors to the tuba, their ranges, technicalities, and literatures. All of the instruments discussed here, with the exception of the saxhorns and variations ...
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 ...
A Suggested Music Curriculum for Hong Kong Elementary School Based on the Educational Principles of Jaques-Dalcroze, Zoltan Kodaly and Carl Orff
Today, music education is getting more recognition in different countries. Concerning the history of music education, three important European music educators, Jaques-Dalcroze, Orff, and Kodaly, have tremendously ...