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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 ...
A Survey of the Choral Literature Performed in 1979, 1980, and 1981 by the Adult Choirs of Selected Southern Baptist Churches in the Kansas City Area
The purpose of this research project is to determine what choral literature was performed from 1979 through 1981 by the adult choirs of some of the larger Southern Baptist Churches in the Kansas City area. The music ...
Leland B. Sateren: His Philosophy as a Conductor and Composer
This paper discusses the biography, philosophy, and works of Leland B. Sateren.
The Vocal Register Theories and Unifying the Tenor Voice
The purpose of this paper is to: (1) investigate the main aspects of the various register theories, (2) determine whether their approaches to unifying the tenor voice are actually different from each other, and (3) ...
The Life of John Redford and His Keyboard Music as Found in the Mulliner Book
It was the author's purpose in writing this paper to investigate a particular research area that was relatively unexplored by previous individuals. The author found that very little research has been done regarding the ...
Complete Survey of Trumpet Literature
Bibliography of music literature for trumpet solo and in chamber ensemble. Also includes lists of publishers, agents, libraries, indexed articles, and books on brass and trumpets.
The Physiological and Psychological Aspects of Piano Memorization
Memory can be developed in several ways. Actual participation helps one learn more thoroughly and remember more accurately; for example, singing and playing the themes to yourself. Another way to improve musical memory is ...
The Effects of Italian Stylistic Traits on Three Early German Protestant Composers
During the first half of the seventeenth century, Europe witnessed the development of German Protestant music. The German Protestant style was unique as it represented a synthesis of the old sacred polyphonic techniques ...
William Grant Still: His Life and Works
This paper gives a bibliography of William Grant Still (1895-1978) and includes discussions of his works, quotes from the composer, and reception history.
The Technique of Transcribing Music into Braille and Materials Available to the Blind Musician
It is the intent of the writer to discuss the method of transcribing music into Braille. There are several methods of transcribing music, the method of transcription being dependent upon the music and the instrument ...
Development of the Suite (Primarily, the Keyboard Suite)
This work traces the historical development of the keyboard suite from 13th-century vocal works to the standardized suite of the Baroque era. The work also gives the origins and characteristics of the named movements found ...
A Chronological Catalogue of Pipe Organs in Kansas City, Missouri Prior to 1930
History is recorded for many reasons. One reason is to learn what has or might have happened. This includes a general analysis of the past. From historical records one can analyze successes or failures and apply them ...
A Selected List of Romantic Era Choral Music for the High School Choir
In building a library of vocal music for the high school choir, a teacher is always searching for music that is usable and of good quality. The music of the Romantic Era meets these qualifications and should be included ...
Of the many nineteenth-century composers, Pietro Raimondi is probably one of the most obscure. Raimondi, the last of the Neapolitan composers, was born in 1786 in Rome and died in 1853 in Rome. Although it is not universally ...
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 ...
Vocal and Choral Techniques in England: 1980-1910
The main task of this paper will lie in the summation of various vocal techniques, followed by a summation of various choral techniques. It will be argued that voice teachers significantly influenced choral conductors. ...
Serious Music for the Spinet Organ
The purpose of this study is to collect and classify serious music adaptable to the spinet organ. As the study has been designed primarily for the teacher of spinet organ, the paper will be limited to collections and ...
The Vocal Literature of John Beckwith
This paper details the biography and training of Canadian composer John Beckwith. Also included is an analysis of his style and a comparative analysis of his vocal works.
John Stanley: the Influence of Knut Nystedt on the Choral Style of John Stanley as Illustrated in a Comparative Analysis of Selected Choral Works
The purpose of this study is to focus on John Stanley as a contemporary composer and to show the possible influences of a more established composer, Knut Nystedt, on his choral writing.