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Green, Doris – Journal of Black Studies, 1985
Presents the basic principles of two systems for notating African music and dance: Labanotation (created to record and analyze movements) and Greenotation (created to notate musical instruments of Africa and to parallel Labanotation whereby both music and dance are incorporated into one integrated score). (KH)
Descriptors: African Culture, Black Studies, Dance, Music
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Meadows, Eddie S. – Western Journal of Black Studies, 1983
Presents background information on the evolution of rhythm and blues (R & B) from the 1940s to the 1960s: the origin and naming of selected R & B groups, role of instruments in R & B orchestras, soloist/group vocal practices, and the role that independent record labels played in artists' successes and failures. (Author/ML)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black History, Cultural Influences, Music
DeLoughry, Thomas J. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Computers and synthesizers are being used to create new sounds that cannot be played on traditional instruments. Computers and instructional software are also helping to teach students to compose music, to analyze scores, to read music, and to do ear training drills. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Computer Software, Computers, Higher Education
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Ho, Tracy Kwei-Liang; Lin, Huann-shyang; Chen, Ching-Kong; Tsai, Jih-Long – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Traditional methods of teaching music are largely subjective, with the lack of objectivity being particularly challenging for violin students learning vibrato because of the existence of conflicting theories. By using a computer-based analysis method, this study found that maintaining temporal coincidence between the intensity peak and the target…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Computer Assisted Instruction
Wenner, Peggy J. – Idaho State Department of Education, 2004
In response to a need for curricular support, the Idaho State Department of Education gathered teams of exemplary educators from throughout the state to write courses of study related to the original five subject areas within Idaho's Achievement Standards. In turn, all of the state's school districts received hard copies as well as online access…
Descriptors: Music Education, Humanities, Secondary Education, Competition
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Deverich, Robin K. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 1987
Describes the historical development of the British Maidstone Movement, a group violin instructional program for children. Examines the impact of the movement upon instrumental classes in U.S. public schools. (RKM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Junior High Schools, Music Education