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Golding, Rosemary – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2017
Higher-level music education was in a poor state in mid-nineteenth-century Britain. In particular, the country's most significant conservatoire, the Royal Academy of Music in London, suffered from a lack of financial support, poor management, and a reputation for mediocre teaching and amateurish standards. Responding to the need for an overhaul,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Musicians
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Hansen, Linda – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2017
Recognizing the broad potential of singing as a facilitator of moral instruction, academic learning, and societal participation, New Hampshire native Asa Fitz (1810-1878) was committed to advancing music and music education. A prolific publisher, editor, and author, he was involved in the production of dozens of works filled with songs and music,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Singing, Music Education, Teaching Methods
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Chybowski, Julia J. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2017
Frances Elliot Clark (1860-1958) lived through a transitional time for music education and the music industry in the United States, and she influenced American culture by bringing these two communities together. She brought her background in school and community music education along with strong ties within music education communities to the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Appreciation, Music Education, Social Action
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Hash, Phillip M. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to document the history of the Conn Conservatory of Music operated by the C. G. Conn musical instrument company of Elkhart, Indiana. Research questions focused on the school's origin, curriculum, pedagogy, faculty, and students. Instrument manufacturer Charles G. Conn opened The Conn Conservatory in 1896 to boost the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Educational History
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Bugaj, Kasia – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
The figure of Tadeusz Wronski is highly respected by the music establishment in Poland. One of the eminent Polish violinists of his generation, his pedagogical contributions form the cornerstone of the Polish violin school during the second half of the twentieth century. His involvement with numerous music-related causes and organizations…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Musicians
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Laor, Lia – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
The literature of pedagogical music for the piano was the center of unparalleled critical dialogue and scholarly discourse in nineteenth-century Europe. Focusing on the theory of piano pedagogy and the merit of pedagogical music, this discourse was unique not only because of its subject matter but also because it was shared, shaped, and…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Musicians
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Gerber, Casey L. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
The purpose of the study was to examine the teaching methods of Philip C. Hayden (1854-1925), an influential music educator during the early part of the twentieth century. Hayden is known for organizing the April 1907 meeting of music supervisors in Keokuk, Iowa, to demonstrate his teaching method that resulted in the formation of the Music…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Music Teachers
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Groulx, Timothy J. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
Much of the twentieth century was a turbulent time in the United States for African Americans. During this time of segregation on numerous legal and social levels, bands were becoming part of the culture of many schools across the nation. Despite great adversity, many successful band programs were established at black schools as a result of the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, African American Students
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Perrine, William M. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
Legal cases involving music education offer a view of particular controversies at a given historical moment. I surveyed eight court cases drawn from the LexisNexis database to assess the content of legal disputes within the context of the development of music education as a curricular subject in the United States prior to 1940. Each of these cases…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Educational History, Court Litigation
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Dunbar, Laura L. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the reaction of the music education community to Section 504 and PL 94-142 regarding mainstreaming practices. A content analysis was conducted for the articles published between January 1, 1960, and December 31, 1989, in the "Music Educators Journal" ("MEJ"), "Journal of Research in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Periodicals, Content Analysis, Mainstreaming
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Jacobi, Bonnie Schaffhauser – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
This article provides a historical context for Placido de Montoliu's Eurhythmics instruction at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, between 1913-1922 and 1930-1931, and it highlights pedagogical and philosophical principles that shaped his approach. The research is based on noncirculating, historical documents at the Bryn Mawr College Library…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational History, Photography, Catalogs
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Jacobi, Bonnie Schaffhauser – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2015
Between 1920 and 1928, William Churchill Hammond's Christmas Caroling Choir at Mount Holyoke College, in South Hadley, Massachusetts, not only helped to reinstate the musical celebration of Christmas after Puritan beliefs had precluded it in New England, but also provided one of the first experiences for American women to tour, as professional…
Descriptors: Educational History, Music, Singing, Music Teachers
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Hash, Phillip M. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the life and work of Solomon W. Straub, who worked as a music teacher, composer, and publisher during the late nineteenth century. Straub was born in Butler Township of DeKalb County, Indiana, in 1842. He taught music in Dowagiac and Lansing, Michigan, before moving to Chicago, Illinois, in 1873. Straub…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Biographies, Music Education, Educational History
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Sanders, Paul – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2015
Early school songbooks in the United States served an important role. During the period from the introduction of public school music to the appearance of graded music series, they provided essential song literature and instructional material for early public school music classes. These songbooks often included patriotic songs, songs of the season,…
Descriptors: Singing, Books, Public Schools, Music Education
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Stockton, Phillip H. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2015
The Cambiata Concept was one of the first methodologies used in the United States to teach boys to sing during the adolescent voice change. Previous practices of choir masters was to rest the voice during this time. They felt that by having boys sing during the voice change was damaging to the voice and would ruin the ability to sing after the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Music, Music Teachers
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