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Carney, Russell N.; Levin, Joel R. – College Student Journal, 2007
Students enrolled in music appreciation and music history courses may find it difficult to remember composers' names and the titles of their compositions--particularly when retrieval is prompted by corresponding classical music themes. We sought to develop and validate a mnemonic approach in which musical themes were first recoded as more concrete…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Appreciation, Mnemonics, Control Groups
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Borroff, Edith – Music Educators Journal, 1992
Contends that teaching music history has traditionally focused on five eras of Western music. Relates these periods to concepts of form, space, and understanding. Acknowledges that music education has been ethnocentric and recommends a more universal music education. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classical Music, Cultural Activities, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ho, Wai-Chung; Law, Wing-Wah – British Journal of Music Education, 2006
In the past, the music curricula of Hong Kong (HK), Mainland China and Taiwan have focused on Western music, but with the advent of music technology and the new tripartite paradigm of globalisation, localisation and Sinophilia this has begun to change. Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei share a common historical culture and their populations are…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Music Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Sheridan, Mark; MacDonald, Iona; Byrne, Charles G. – International Journal of Music Education, 2011
A recent report by UNESCO placed Scots Gaelic on a list of 2500 endangered languages highlighting the perilous state of a key cornerstone of Scottish culture. Scottish Gaelic song, poems and stories have been carried through oral transmission for many centuries reflecting the power of indigenous peoples to preserve cultural heritage from…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Singing, Oral Tradition, Research Projects
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Kronenberg, Clive W. – International Journal of Music Education, 2013
The decline in the status of the classical guitar is, for many, a cause of concern, calling for viable answers to restore its place in the expressive arts tradition. In this article, I explore a pedagogical style specifically intended for young and/or inexperienced players. It is argued that this endeavor could prospectively benefit a range of…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Educational History
Clarke, Dana – Academic Therapy, 1988
The article describes a program which introduced classical music to 18 students in a residential treatment program for adolescents with a history of substance abuse. Use as background music progressed to students requesting tape copies for personal use and group attendance at a symphony rehearsal and concert. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Classical Music, Concerts, Cultural Activities
Horowitz, Joseph – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
In this article, the author features the life and works of Antonin Dvorak, a Czech classical musician. In the throes of a New World epiphany, Dvorak has espoused a future for American music based on "negro melodies." For three years, beginning in the fall of 1892, Dvorak found himself embroiled in a sustained and often bitter debate over issues of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Classical Music, Musicians, Profiles
Reitenour, Steve – 1984
Students' understanding of musical style periods was assessed at Liberty Baptist College. The investigation was prompted by evidence suggesting that non-music majors who complete a music appreciation course understand a broad overview of music history better than music majors who complete music history courses. Compared to the music history…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, History
Johnson, Jim – 1981
This paper analyzes Paul Gregory's 1951 production of "Don Juan in Hell," now considered to be a seminal work in the development of professional and educational readers theatre. The paper contends that the production, which presented a nondramatic work without the usual emphasis on design and spectacle, forced a reexamination of the role…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Drama, Dramatics, History
Tapia, Ivan, Ed. – Bildung und Wissenschaft, 1994
This special-issue volume examines music education in the two Germanies and how music has had a great influence in the culture of the nations. The presentation is a professional and objective portrayal of music training and cultivation in Germany in the last decade of the present century. The articles attempt to outline the problems and tasks that…
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Folk Culture
Texas Education Agency, Austin. – 1985
Background information and resources to help students in grades 9-12 in Texas pursue an individual study contract in applied music is presented. To fulfill a contract students must publicly perform from memory, with accompaniment as specified, three selections from a list of approved music for their chosen field (instrument or voice). Material…
Descriptors: Applied Music, Correspondence Study, Educational Administration, High Schools
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Symes, Colin – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2006
Said's chief claim to fame as a scholar is the contribution he made to understanding the power and knowledge behind European colonialism. Less well known is his contribution to music, specifically classical music, which formed a prominent focus of his intellectual energies during the latter years of his life. For Said, who was a proficient pianist…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Role, Western Civilization, Foreign Policy
Verdino-Sullwold, Carla Maria – Crisis, 1991
Although the difficulties encountered during the first half of the twentieth century by such singers as Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson, and Roland Hayes are history, the recent struggles of black classical singers for recognition illustrate current barriers. Several prominent black opera and concert artists recount their experiences. (SLD)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black History, Blacks, Career Choice
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Crawford, Donald – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2010
Monroe Beardsley's "Aesthetics" was published the year the author was a junior philosophy major at the University of California, Berkeley, and by the end of that academic year, the author had completed semester courses in the history of ancient as well as modern philosophy, logic, ethics, and the philosophy of religion. The requirements remaining…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Criticism, Textbooks
MOORE, JUNE – 1967
PREPARED AS PART OF "PROJECT IMPROVING AND EXTENDING THE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA REPERTORY," THIS VOLUME CONTAINS CURRICULAR MATERIALS REPRESENTING THE CLASSICAL PERIOD. A HISTORY OF THE PERIOD IS GIVEN, AS WELL AS HISTORIES OF THE COMPOSERS AND THEIR INDIVIDUAL COMPOSITIONS. THE MATERIALS ARE PREPARED FOR FOUR DEGREES OF TECHNICAL…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Enrichment Activities, Experimental Curriculum, Glossaries
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