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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 ...
The Pianoforte Pedals: Some Provisional Notes
This paper outlines the variety of pedal systems for the pianoforte and provides methods for their use in practical situations.
A Method for Rapid Development of Trumpet Players
The problem in this study is to outline a course of instruction for the use of band directors in small rural high schools, whereby beginners in the playing of brass instruments may be made ready for band membership within ...
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 ...
The Orchestral and Band Works of David Kraehenbuehl
This paper explores the compositional output for large ensembles by David Kraehenbuehl and purposes to engender within other conductors an interest in performing his works.
A Policy and Procedures Manual for the Operation of the Red Door Children's Center: A Case Study
The purpose of this project was to develop an all inclusive manual that could be used for the operation of the Red Door Children's Center, an existing child care facility at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Lee's Summit, ...
Characteristics of the French Violin School Found in the Music of Beethoven
It is the purpose of this study to find characteristics of the French Violin School found in the music of Beethoven. In a study of this type, one is usually confronted with a degree of speculation concerning the origin of ...
Interprofessional Collaboration Across the Treatment Process in Music Therapy
The purpose of this study was to identify common protocols for music therapists who utilize interprofessional collaboration (IC) in the workplace. Participants were all Board Certified Music Therapists (N = 595). The ...
A Musical Analysis of The Passion According to St. John by Johann Sebastian Bach
This paper discusses the role of Bach's St. John's Passion within the overarching history of passion plays set to music. The paper gives a detailed analysis of the work in numerical order.
Rock Over London, Rock On Chicago!
Composed for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Discharge and dedicated most respectfully to Wesley Willis.
Concert Presentation and Research
A Manual for Organizing a Renaissance Collegium
The purpose of this manual is to assist musicians that are forming Renaissance Collegiums, specifically on the college level. The author has formed two such ensembles, one at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and the ...
"The Problem:" A Study of the Changing Voice, Its Causes and Methods of Dealing With It
In this study, the sound producing organs and the effect body growth has on them will be discussed. An investigation of the theories concerned with the recognition of approaching change and a study of two of the major ...
The Use of Wind Instruments with Choral Music for the Church
This paper gives a history of the use of wind and string instruments as coupled with the voice in the Christian church. Focus is given to the Venetian style as typified by Giovanni Gabrieli. Included is a bibliography of ...
Concerto VI in B♭ for Clarinet and Orchestra by Jean Xavier Lefèvre
This transcription of Jean-Xavier Lefèvre's clarinet concerto includes interpretation suggestions.
A Cross-Cultural Examination of Women in the Orchestras of West Germany and the United States: An Attitudinal and Statistical Analysis
This project examines the current status of women in the professional orchestras of the United States and Federal Republic of Germany. Letters requesting a listing of the number of men and women within each instrument ...
A Manuscript Illustrating the Adapting of the Jazz Instrumental Idiom to the Gospel Song
Jazz instrumental arrangement of Forgiveness Divine
The Life and Work of Theodore Thomas
To try to tell the story of the long and busy life of Theodore Thomas is to attempt a complex task. One of those rare individuals gifted with the ability to carry on several absorbing works simultaneously, his accomplishments ...
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 ...
The Sources of Hymn Tunes Based on J. S. Bach Found in the Christian Science Hymnal
The writer's objectives in this study are two: (1) to correct errors in the "Hymnal Notes" regarding hymn tunes drawn from the works of J. S. Bach and used in the "Christian Science Hymnal;" (2) to give fuller information ...