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A Case Study of Increased Musical Vocalization in a Blind Nonverbal Child
The purpose of this study was to compare the responses of a blind, nonverbal child at the Kansas State School for the Visually Handicapped over a period of nine weeks when positive musical reinforcers were used.
A Performer's View of Aaron Copland's Piano Sonata
This paper gives a biography of Aaron Copland, an overview of his musical style, and an analysis of his piano sonata. The historical background of the sonata is discussed as are the religious overtones and influences of the work.
Factors Influencing Students' and Teachers' Preference for Selected Choral Repertoire
A choral music preference survey was completed by (N=246) subjects consisting of seventh- and eighth-grade vocal music (n=45), high school vocal music (n=98), high school instrumental (n=86), and choral teachers (n=17). ...
Toward a Consensus of Music Educators Concerning Which Choral Literature is Most Important in Teaching High School Students
This paper addresses the problem of identifying specific pieces of choral literature that are, without a doubt, quality material. The goal of this study is to produce a list of pieces of choral literature high school music ...
Factors Affecting Sight Singing Ratings of Selected Missouri High School Choirs at District Music Festival
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of various factors on district music festival sight singing ratings. A select group of professionally active Missouri high school choral directors (N = 70) were surveyed ...
Musica Ficta: A Summary of Current Views Based on a Selected Bibliography of Books and Articles Published Since 1949
The hope was that when this paper was completed it would be possible to summarize clear-cut solutions to some of the important issues of musica ficta or at least to be able to discuss chronological trends and changes. ...
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.
Modern Music a Quarterly Review Index Volumes XIII to XXIII November 1935 to Fall 1946
and Articles, II. Alphabetical index of Articles, III. Tables of Contents by Issues. Inclusive page are given for all articles Single nu,bers indicate a one page article or illustration only. Discrepancies between the Tables of Contents and the titles given...
The Canzonettas and Leider of Franz Joseph Haydn
Looking at Haydn's songs from the perspective of the twentieth century, the following observations may be made: (a) Haydn was successful in fulfilling his own requirements to compose lieder and songs that had "variety, ...
Music With Social Studies for Fourth Grade
This paper was prepared to help fourth grade teachers, either the classroom teacher or special music teacher, to relate their music and social studies. Using the MacMillen Social Studies Books and the music series that ...
A Study of Beginning Flute Method Books
This research project deals with a study of twenty beginning flute method books. Included is an outline of each book and a table concerning pertinent material of flute method books.
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 ...
Thomas Pasatieri, once called the "Primo Don" of American opera composers, has already established himself at the young age of 38 as one of the most influential composers in the field of American Theater. His large ...
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.
An Annotated Bibliography of Choral Techniques and Related Subjects
This paper is a collation of materials which, in the opinion of the author, are pertinent to contemporary choral practices and techniques. Section I is a list of books and their contents. ...
Programmed Instruction as Applied to Music Theory Fundamentals in Seven Selected Texts
The purpose of this paper is not to discuss the history of programmed learning and teaching machines, nor is it to debate the advantages and disadvantages of programming as an instructional technique. Teaching machines ...
Selected Twentieth Century American Child Prodigy Pianists
This paper deals with six American pianists who had started successful performing careers before they reached the age of ten: Ruth Slenczynski, Philippa Schuyler, Laura Dubman, Marion Cavanaugh, Hephzibah Menuhin, and Leon ...
The Beginnings of College and University Music Departments in the United States
The purpose of this paper is to research the roots and to trace the subsequent development of music departments in America's colleges and universities. Discussion will focus on why and by whom the departments were founded ...
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 ...
John Cage and His Use of Percussion
John Cage musically created a revolution. He explored new avenues of composing, during a period of time when most other composers were still in the past. Overall, he formulated an exciting and new attitude toward the ...