Education

A history of American music education

Author: Michael L. Mark

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 500

View: 395

A History of American Music Education covers the history of American music education, from its roots in Biblical times through recent historical events and trends. It describes the educational, philosophical, educational, and sociological aspects of the subject, always putting it in the context of the history of the United States. It offers the most complete information on professional organizations, materials, techniques, and personalities of any publication.
Music

The American Musical Landscape

Author: Richard Crawford

Publisher: Univ of California Press

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Category: Music

Page: 381

View: 770

"This book reflects a breakthrough in American music studies, an unrecognized field among traditional musicologists until the past few decades, during which enormous progress has been made in documenting three centuries of American musical activities and figures. Time and effort had to be expended exclusively on the development of basic historical studies. The time has come for a new phase, one that can take a creative, interpretive approach. Professor Crawford's study will introduce this higher level of scholarship into the field of American music studies."—Vivian Perlis, author of Charles Ives Remembered "A major statement by a senior scholar on what American musicology is all about. . . These themes are also topical; they come at a time when much more research is being done in American music, but little thought is being given to the big picture, the vision, the philosophy, and the implications of historical research. Now is the time for a synthesis, and there are few scholars better equipped to do that in American music than Richard Crawford."—Michael Broyles, author of Music of the Highest Class
Music

A Concise History of American Music Education

Author: Michael Mark

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 184

View: 300

A Concise History of American Music Education covers the history of American music education, from its roots in Biblical times through recent historical events and trends. It describes the educational, philosophical, and sociological aspects of the subject, always putting it in the context of the history of the United States. It offers complete information on professional organizations, materials, techniques, and personalities in music education.
Music

Reflections on American Music

Author: James R. Heintze

Publisher: Pendragon Press

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 428

View: 607

Heintze (music and American studies, American U.) and Saffle (music and humanities, Virginia Tech) present the opinions of about 40 historians, theorists, composers, conductors, instrumentalists, singers, librarians, archivists, ethnomusicologists, music-business executives, schoolteachers, and expe
Music

The American Piano Concerto Compendium

Author: William Phemister

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 376

View: 486

The second edition of The American Piano Concerto Compendium reveals to professional and amateurs pianists forty percent more works than the first edition from 1985. It is a valuable resource not only for pianists and conductors, but also for orchestras, teachers, students, music historians and critics, collectors, and concert attendees.