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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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...
Establishing Criteria for the Selection of Music at the Junior High School Level
This paper discusses the factors for a choral director to consider when choosing literature including: text, compositional elements, range, arrangement, and accompaniment. The paper serves as a guide to assist in the ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 Report of the Yamaha Music Educational System
The purpose of this study is to present a short history of the origin of the Yamaha Music School and an overview of its educational philosophies and objectives. In recent years, many new music systems have appeared and ...
The Efect of Solfege Syllables and Numbers on the Sight-Singing Ability of Seventh Grade Choral Music Students
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of solfege syllables and numbers on the sight-singing ability of seventh-grade choral music students. Also investigated was the relationship of sight-singing success ...
An Analysis of Music Curriculum Standards in Various Countries World-Wide
An analysis of public school music curricula is provided from the results of a survey of 20 countries. The questionnaire was developed to determine the existence of music curricula in educational systems of various ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Role of the Vocal Consultant in an Elementary School Program
It is the purpose of this paper to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a vocal music consultant, a specialized music instructor to guide elementary children in an enjoyable singing experience and to ...
The Goals of Reading Music and Singing as Related to the First and Second Grade
The first objective of this paper is to identify the fact that music reading as an acquired skill at the elementary level builds a foundation that will transfer to other musical activities, because the ability to read ...
John E. Giles: The Man, the Music, and his Choral Works
Singing empowers; music heals. This is the musical motto by which John E. Giles lives. To Giles, music expresses emotions and also puts us in touch with our own personal emotions. "Music's greatest function is to put ...
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. ...