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Selected Horn Ensemble Literature
The content of this paper is a selected portion of the literature for an ensemble of four or five French horns.
Leland B. Sateren: His Philosophy as a Conductor and Composer
This paper discusses the biography, philosophy, and works of Leland B. Sateren.
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 ...
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) ...
A List of Works for Guitar and Violincello
This paper provides a list of works for guitar and violincello as well as a review of the use of the ensemble in the past.
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Philosophies of Music Education in the United States 1861-1970: Including an Historical Survey of the Philosophies of Music in Western Civilization
The purpose of this study was to investigate pertinent philosophies of music education from 1861 to the present. Included was an historical overview of several significant philosophies of music which have influenced ...
A Study of Three Masses: Mozart, Bruckner, and Stravinsky
The purpose of this study is to compare three different Masses chosen due to their individuality, place in the history of music, and their importance to the choral repertoire of large forms. They are: Mass in C Minor (K. ...
Theatrics for the Music Educator/Choral Director: A Handbook
Due to the increasing extra-choral theater related demands required of the music educator/choral director and the lack of related courses in the music education curriculum at this time, there exists the need for a ...
The Sight Reading Experience in the Piano Classroom
This is a study designed to test the effectiveness of teaching sight reading in the group environment. The effectiveness of this project was measured through performance and attitude surveys. The study will describe ...
Influence of Age, Sex, and Training on Vocal Vibrato
Though several studies have investigated many aspects of the phenomenon of vocal vibrato, there is to date little agreement as to how it is formed, when it should be used, and whether it is a natural function of the ...
The Effect of Director's Personal Communication with Church Choir Members on Rehearsal Attendance
The attendance patterns of twenty-three volunteer church choir members were studied over three four-week time periods. Attendance during the first period (weeks 1-4) was used as baseline data. During the second period ...
The Musical Ear
This paper discusses how the development of music in western civilization has been a parallel in the development of the musician's ear. As the integration of tones is not the only factor in grasping the meaning of a ...
A Select Guide for Swedish Choral Music of the Post-World War II Era
In Sweden, folk music has been the source of inspiration for choral writing and the church the source of encouragement for singing and choral music. The golden age of Swedish choral music came about as a direct result of ...
A Study of the Use of Sacred Choral Literature in Selected Missouri Public High Schools
This study was designed to investigate the use of sacred choral music in Missouri public high schools and the influence of various factors on high school choral directors when selecting sacred choral literature for the ...
A Survey of Music with Chalumeau and Clarinet and the Confusion Surrounding Their Use in the First Half of the Eighteenth Century
In the study of the first half-century of the clarinet's existence, there has been much confusion about the respective roles of the clarinet and the chalumeau. Many articles and books have been written which attempt to ...
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 ...