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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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Kodaly, Orff, and Suzuki Methods Described and Compared
What are some of the teaching techniques and philosophies of the above-mentioned music educators (Kodaly, Orff, and Suzuki)? It shall be the purpose of this paper to describe their methods and then make some comparisons ...
A Study of the Optimum Starting Time for the Beginning Band Class
This study will attempt to determine (1) when most authorities start their beginning band students, (2) why they are begun at this time, and (3) if there is an optimum starting time. Chapter I will review literature believed ...
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 Junior High School General Music Class
This paper is divided into six main divisions of the activities of the junior high school general music. However, none of these activities should be taught as a unit or a means to an end in itself, but they must be ...
Music Education by Television
The purpose of this paper is to survey the various kinds of music education programs which are being presented on television, i.e., adult, children's appreciation, and classroom. This last type of program is treated in detail.
Development of the Elementary School Choir
The effective elementary school choir can be an important part of the general music program which not only enhances the program, but gives it a meaningful existence. Certain criteria must be achieved before the choral program ...
A Discussion of American Children's Songs of the Nineteenth Century
presented in this paper is given only to lend understanding to the purpose here stated. Most of this study has been devoted to songs of the public schools, although songs of the Sabbath Schools have also been considered. Folk songs, singing games...
A Critical Study of Selected Theory Materials
The purpose of this paper is to assemble and discuss theory materials suitable for use in developing musical skills and concepts in college music students. The skills and concepts developed should be those which will ...
Music Therapy: As Applied in Educating of Handicapped Children [sic]
This paper will deal only with music therapy as applied in the educating of the handicapped children, including those emotionally disturbed, those mentally retarded, and those physically handicapped. Emphasis will be ...
The High School Boys' Choir Organizational Problems and Graded TTBB Materials
The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of and the problems connected with the boys' choir in the total high school choral program. It is the intention of the writer to discuss its use as a training group to ...