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Justifying the Study and Performance of Sacred Choral Music in Secondary Public Education
The selection of performance literature is one of the most important tasks a choral conductor undertakes. When the quality of the music is high, the potential for teaching (and learning) is unlimited. Each new musical ...
Philosophies of Music Education in the United States 1861-1970: Including an Historical Survey of the Philosophies of Music in Western Civilization
The purpose of this study was to investigate pertinent philosophies of music education from 1861 to the present. Included was an historical overview of several significant philosophies of music which have influenced ...
The German Orchestra System: An Account of the German Orchestra in its Culture, with Comparisons to the American Symphony Orchestra
This paper attempts to give a firm understanding of the German orchestra system, including what kind of orchestras exist in Germany; what kind of music they play; how they are organized; where money to support them comes ...
A Fugitive Essence: The Public Radio Legacy of Alec Wilder
Two central goals have motivated the scholarship contained in this paper. The first of these is to provide an account of an obscure series of radio programs produced for public broadcast in the nineteen-seventies (a ...
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 ...
A Study of the American Piano 1850-1929
The purpose of this paper is to discuss a portion of the piano's history, the period of development in America between 1850 and 1929. During this eighty-year period, piano construction underwent significant change as ...
An Investigation of the Effects of Teacher Prepared Programmed Tapes, Designed to Enhance Student Listening Abilities on Aural Concept Identification Tasks
The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of post-instruction achievement by 9-10 year old students, in a single school in Silverdale, Washington, who were instructed with teacher-prepared instructional tapes. ...
Schubert Symphony No. 1: A Performance Project
This paper will examine the many ambiguous notations in Schubert's manuscripts which have led to widespread confusion and variations in modern performances. By comparing and contrasting views of the editors of both the ...
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.