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Spanish Registration on a Spanish Organ
The registration of historic music has always presented difficulties to contemporary American organists. It is not easy to discover what combinations of stops were commonly employed by past generations sounded on the old ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Vocal Techniques Used by the Bel Canto Masters Traced Through Their Treatises, Successful Students and Historical Accounts
It is the purpose of this paper to trace various treatises of the most outstanding voice teachers and musicians of the bel canto period and compile those results directly concerned with the production of the voice. Also, ...
French Horn Literature in Print
Bibliography of music for French horn available in print in 1966.
Organ Music of the Spanish Baroque
With the exception of certain works of Juan Cabanilles (1644–1722), little attention has so far been given to the organ music of the Spanish Baroque period. Much information about this music is still lacking, as the large ...
The Piano Concerti of Johannes Brahms
This paper gives a brief overview of musical style in the 19th century and details the piano concerti of Johannes Brahms.
Use of Class Time and Student Attentiveness in Seventh Grade Exploratory Middle School Music Class
This study investigated seventh grade exploratory middle school music rehearsals with respect to use of class time by teachers and attentiveness of students. Off-task behavior was compared in team teaching and non-team ...
The Pianistic Legacy of the Nineteenth Century
The nineteenth century was undoubtedly the most significant era in the development of the pianoforte—the literature, the artists, and the instrument itself. The piano was used extensively by amateur as well as by ...
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 Zink Family of Musical Instruments
Shortly before the fourteenth century, a new instrument appeared in Europe—an instrument which was destined to challenge the supremacy of other instruments. In Germany, it was called the Zink, and in England it was called ...
"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.
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.
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.