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Cassidy, Jane W.; Schlegel, Amanda L. – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the role initial attack and expertise play in the identification of instrumental tones. A stimulus CD was made of 32 excerpts of instrumental tones. Sixteen possible combinations of the variables of initial attack (present or absent), expertise (beginner versus professional), and timbre (flute, clarinet,…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Identification, College Students, Music Education
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Khataybeh, Abdalla; Al-Sheikh, Kholoud – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
The present study aimed at investigating different intelligence types among Jordanian students at different public and private universities in Jordan. To achieve such aim, it sought to identify and rank multiple intelligences that characterize students at Jordanian universities, and to identify and rank the differences in multiple intelligences…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Private Colleges, Intelligence Quotient, Foreign Countries
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Killian, Janice N.; Satrom, Shauna L. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2011
This study examined possible influences of demonstrator gender on children's instrument choices. Participants (N = 104) included boys (n = 53) and girls ( n = 51) in fifth grade (n = 27), third grade (n = 41), and kindergarten (n = 36) in six intact music classes from a single elementary school. Pretest and posttest consisted of circling (Grades 3…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Music Education, Music, Musical Instruments
Bobbett, Gordon C.; Dorothy, Wayne F. – 1990
This study evaluated the relationship between musical independence and: students' gender; home environment; high school and college academic and musical experiences; and college instrumental organization, major, and instrument. The study also evaluated students' opinions regarding attrition in music education and evaluated the spectrum of musical…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bands (Music), College Students, Family Environment
Knight, Gloria J. – Teaching Music, 2006
Eager prospective music majors often desire to see themselves as successful future musicians. However, majoring in music does require some degree of preparedness that goes beyond passion. Not all students are prepared for formal study of music at the college level. Most college music faculty expect their students to have had extensive musical…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Musicians, Music Activities, Music Teachers
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Geringer, John M.; MacLeod, Rebecca B.; Sasanfar, Justine K. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2015
We studied music majors' perception of intonation in accompanied solo performances of trumpet, violin, and voice. We were interested in whether listeners would judge pitch deviations of equal magnitude in the three solo performances as equivalent in intonation. Participants were 150 graduate and undergraduate music majors drawn from two large…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Majors (Students), Musical Instruments
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Allen, Sarah E.; Duke, Robert A. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2013
During evening practice sessions, 32 nonpianist musicians learned a short melody on piano, and then either learned a second short piano melody, learned a difficult unfamiliar piece on their principal instruments, practiced familiar material on their principal instruments, or engaged in no other music-related motor behavior prior to sleep; practice…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Musicians
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Royston, Natalie Steele – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2013
The purposes of this study were to describe collegiate band members' preferred teacher interpersonal behaviors and perceptions of self-efficacy based on the gender, year in college, instrument, and major and to measure the relationship between preferences of interpersonal teacher behavior and self-efficacy scores. The sample (N = 1,020) was…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Music Activities
Steele, Natalie Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The first purpose of this study was to describe collegiate band members' preferred teacher interpersonal behaviors and perceptions of self-efficacy based on the gender, year in college, instrument, and major. The second purpose of the study was to measure the relationship between preferences of interpersonal teacher behavior and self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Universities, Measures (Individuals), Private Colleges
Hafez, Krista Mary – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The repetitive nature of practice, extensive practice regimens, and competitive nature create conditions that predispose pianists for fatigue and overuse. Medical professionals agree that muscle fatigue increases the risk for injury. The purpose of this study was to identify whether a postural intervention had an effect on fatigue by quantifying…
Descriptors: Human Posture, Fatigue (Biology), Intervention, Music Education
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Farmer, Joe; Thrasher, Michael; Fumo, Nelson – Texas Music Education Research, 2014
Exposure to high sound levels may lead to a variety of hearing abnormalities, including Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL). Pre-professional university music majors may experience frequent exposure to elevated sound levels, and this may have implications on their future career prospects (Jansen, Helleman, Dreschler & de Laat, 2009). Studies…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Hearing Impairments, College Students, Majors (Students)
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Watson, Kevin E. – Music Education Research, 2015
The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine the practice strategies that collegiate music majors chose to employ in preparing for a jazz improvisation performance, and the relationships among selected practice behaviours and achievement in instrumental jazz improvisation. Participants for the study (N = 62) were enrolled as music majors…
Descriptors: Music Education, Drills (Practice), Achievement, Creativity
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Dye, Keith – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to document behaviors of applied music teachers and students, as they occurred in online lessons with instructional delivery facilitated through desktop videoconferencing. The author examined the use of desktop videoconferencing in the delivery of applied music instruction to six middle school-aged band students…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Music Education, Teacher Behavior, Student Behavior