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The Evolution of Pedal Tone Systems for Trumpet and Their Relationship to the Increased Trumpet Range in Big Bands From 1940 to 1970
The music of the twentieth century has placed tremendous physical and technical demands upon the musician. The trumpet, in particular, has been exploited to its ultimate just in the past twenty-five years; so much so that ...
Survey Course of Church Music
This document outlines a survey conservatory course in the history of church music from the seventh century to the twentieth century.
A Fugitive Essence: The Public Radio Legacy of Alec Wilder
Two central goals have motivated the scholarship contained in this paper. The first of these is to provide an account of an obscure series of radio programs produced for public broadcast in the nineteen-seventies (a ...
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 ...
Johannes Brahms: The Detmold Period
If Brahms's orchestral style were an offspring of the large choral works, and this opinion seems to enjoy widespread acceptance, then it would seem possible that his first period of choral and orchestral activity (1857-1860) ...
The German Orchestra System: An Account of the German Orchestra in its Culture, with Comparisons to the American Symphony Orchestra
This paper attempts to give a firm understanding of the German orchestra system, including what kind of orchestras exist in Germany; what kind of music they play; how they are organized; where money to support them comes ...
The History and Development of Music and Worship of the Stone Church 1873-1976
This paper chronicles the history of the Stone Church Congregation of the (now) Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It focuses on the musical activities of the church through time.