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Brewer, Wesley – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2018
In this study I analyze and describe the contents of recommended band repertoire lists to explore which composers' music is recommended and arranged for band most often. Fourteen repertoire lists provided by state-level music associations and independent publishers were included in the analysis, comprising a total of 32,267 entries. Previous…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Musicians, Music Activities, Organizations (Groups)
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Bucura, Elizabeth; Weissberg, JulieAnne – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary students' creating processes and perspectives through composition. Two fourth-grade classes took part in this action research, which consisted of creating four compositions--two with acoustic instruments and two with computer software. For each of the two sound sources, the first composition…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Musical Composition, Action Research, Music Education
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Bolduc, Jonathan; Evrard, Melanie – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2017
Children from birth to five are generally enthusiastic about music. However, because many early-childhood educators (ECEs) feel that they have insufficient knowledge to foster musical development, music education practices are not equivalent across ECEs. This study aimed to identify and determine the frequency of music activities used by ECEs. In…
Descriptors: Music Education, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Davis, Virginia Wayman – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2015
This study aimed to explore the personal music listening choices of music teachers. Specifically, in which formats do teachers listen to music for personal pleasure, how do they obtain the music they choose, and how frequently do they choose to listen to certain genres of music. Using an online survey, music teachers answered questions about their…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Listening, Music Appreciation, Music Activities
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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
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Riley, Patricia E. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2013
This case study consisted of an examination of the perspectives of students, teachers, and administrators at the Shuangling Primary School, a rural Chinese school in Shaanxi Province, as they relate to themes of China's most recent curricular reform efforts. The intent was to understand these perspectives and determine how to best assist teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Wilson, Jill M. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2012
In choral ensembles, a pursuit where females far outnumber males, concern exists that females are being devalued. Attitudes of female choral singers may be negatively affected by the gender imbalance that exists in mixed choirs and by the placement of the mixed choir as the most select ensemble in a program. The purpose of this research was to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Rohwer, Debbie; Rohwer, Mark – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe choristers' perceptions of Welsh men's choir participation. Four choirs were observed in concert and rehearsal settings across Wales. Focus group interviews were conducted with between 4 and 10 members in each of the 4 choral settings for a total of 24 total interview respondents. The interviewees had a…
Descriptors: Music Education, Recruitment, Music, Foreign Countries
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Shansky, Carol – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2012
Participation in community music ensembles is an important and popular form of music education--with members of ensembles that perform within religious services having the opportunity of experiencing a possible extra dimension of a spiritual experience. Thus the intent of this study was to survey adult choir and band members at Temple Emeth in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Singing, Clergy
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Silvey, Brian A. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of orchestration on musicians' and nonmusicians' (N = 40) perception of musical tension. Participants were asked to register their perceptions of tension using the Continuous Response Digital Interface dial while listening to three orchestrations (full orchestra, brass quintet, and solo piano)…
Descriptors: Musicians, Stimuli, Problems, Music
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Gumm, Alan J.; Battersby, Sharyn L.; Simon, Kathryn L.; Shankles, Andrew E. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2011
The purpose of the present study was to identify whether conductors distinguish functions of conducting similarly to functions implied in previous research. A sample of 84 conductors with a full range of experience levels (M = 9.8) and of a full range of large ensemble types and ensemble age levels rated how much they pay attention to 82…
Descriptors: Age, Music, Construct Validity, Validity
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Whitcomb, Rachel – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2010
A call-and-response drumming activity was carried out to determine the rhythmic characteristics of improvised patterns created by preschool children. Specific goals of the study were to: (1) determine the durations, start and stop times, and rhythmic patterns of improvised responses to a simple given call using drums; (2) determine the presence or…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Music, Music Activities, Pattern Recognition
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Della Pietra, Christopher J.; Bidner, Sara; Devaney, Thomas A. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2010
The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes of preservice elementary education classroom teachers toward teaching music and the importance of music in the school curriculum as they prepare to enter the field in an era of high stakes testing, state standards, and accountability. More specifically, responses to twenty-nine statements…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Student Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Shansky, Carol – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2010
The purpose of this study was to explore the motivations of adults in choosing to participate in community orchestras. This paper identifies many of those motivations and examines the reasons and implications of why the adults in the study chose to continue to play in community orchestras. The investigation was conducted in 2007 via a case study…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Music, Musicians, Adults
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Rapp, Jeff – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2009
Educational research strongly suggests that parental involvement is beneficial for academic achievement and scholarly studies have pointed to parents' seminal role in the education of young children as well as the need for continued nurture. Researchers indicate that parental involvement, however, tends to diminish over time and in many cases…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Parent School Relationship, Researchers
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