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Music Education for the Culturally Deprived Teen-ager
series of questionnaires....
The Significance of Shinichi Suzuki
Because it was felt that the ideas of Shin'ichi Suzuki are of significance to American string teachers, an attempt has been made to present the basic philosophy and contents of the approach. Included are reactions by ...
The Musical Ear
This paper discusses how the development of music in western civilization has been a parallel in the development of the musician's ear. As the integration of tones is not the only factor in grasping the meaning of a ...
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 ...
A Descriptive Analysis of Current Sight-Reading Methods and Procedures of Selected Oklahoma High Schools
The purpose of this study was to examine choral directors' attitudes regarding the importance of sight-reading skills for high school singers in Oklahoma. Additional investigation considered the possible relationships ...
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 ...
Sight Reading: A Survey of Investigational Literature
Piano sight reading is a very complex process with respect to both its psychological and physical aspects. The definition of the term "read" implies that in the act of reading there are three elements: symbols, ...
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.
Keyboard Sight-Playing Possibilities for Improvement
The purpose of this paper is to examine some experiments related to keyboard sight-playing and related articles by successful teachers in an attempt to establish teaching techniques and procedures which will more ...
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 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 ...
Falsetto: Learning to Sing the Full Upper Register Through Development of the Falsetto
This project has been undertaken to show that it is possible to build the full upper register through development of the falsetto. The process is quite slow, in that it takes time and concerted effort to start with a small ...
A Study of the Cambiata Voice
A discussion of the role of the boy's treble voice in early times is preceded with consideration of the initial role and eventual dismissal of women's voices from choral music settings. This summary is important to ...