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Morgan-Ellis, Esther M. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2018
During the Great War, the Commission for Training Camp Activities (CTCA) pioneered a program in which civilian song leaders were assigned to camps throughout the United States. These men (and a few women) were instructed to organize regular community singing, train officers as song leaders, and cultivate musical talent among the soldiers. They…
Descriptors: Singing, Armed Forces, Facilities, Music Activities
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Honea, Sion M. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2018
Nicolaus Listenius's "Musica" (1537) proved to be one of the two most successful music textbooks in the Lutheran Latin Schools of the sixteenth century, issued in at least forty-six editions and surviving in use into the next century. Yet, a casual inspection of the book today does not readily yield to modern expectations of a successful…
Descriptors: Music Education, Textbooks, Educational History, Instructional Innovation
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Jane, Philip – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2018
At the end of the nineteenth century, music was an accomplishment that many women were encouraged to pursue. For some, this was merely an additional "ornament" to enhance marriage prospects, but a growing number took the opportunity to turn musical ability into a career option. A small group of musically educated women in New Zealand at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music Teachers, Females
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Munroe, Angela – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2018
Many general music teachers use a variety of methods in their classrooms. The Generative Theory of Musical Learning can serve as a basis for a variety of general music methodologies. Developed by Eunice Boardman, the Generative Theory of Musical Learning influenced general music textbooks from 1966 to 1988, and it continues to influence music…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Theory, Textbooks
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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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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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Freer, Patrick K. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2015
"Music Educators Journal" is the profession's oldest continuously published journal, and it has grown to encompass the largest worldwide readership of any music education publication. It did not start that way. The journal began as an informal pamphlet known as "Music Supervisors' Bulletin" in 1914, changed its name to…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Musicians
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West, Chad – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2015
Originally rooted in aesthetics, David Elliott's thoughts about jazz education have changed considerably from his 1983 dissertation through his 1995 landmark book, "Music Matters," which outlined his praxial music education philosophy. The purpose of this article is to extrapolate the apparent evolution of David Elliott's thoughts about…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Aesthetic Education, Aesthetics
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Humphreys, Jere T. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2015
This article is a version of a keynote speech presented at the St. Augustine Symposium on the History of Music Education, sponsored by the National Association for Music Education History Special Research Interest Group and held at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida, May 28-31, 2014. The keynote was on the first book on the history of music…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Music Education, Educational History, Historiography