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Chances and Choices: Exploring the Impact of Music Education

Stephanie Pitts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199838752
eISBN:
9780199950065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838752.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book considers the aims and impact of formative musical experiences, evaluating the extent to which music education of various kinds provides a foundation for lifelong involvement and interest ... More


Myself when Young: Becoming a Musician in Renaissance Italy—or Not: 2011 Italian Lecture

Bonnie J. Blackburn

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 181, 2010-2011 Lectures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265277
eISBN:
9780191754203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265277.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In his Lives, Giorgio Vasari mentions many artists who were talented at music when they were young, prominently Giorgione and Sebastiano del Piombo. Benvenuto Cellini resisted his father's pressure ... More


Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Edwin L. Battistella

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In the early 1900s, the language of America was becoming colloquial English — the language of the businessman, manager, and professional. Since college and high school education were far from ... More


A Better Self: Manners, Music, and Muscles

Edwin L. Battistella

in Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter continues the survey of home study products and courses with The Book of Etiquette, the US School of Music and the body‐building course of Charles Atlas.


Twenty-One. International Man of Music

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman's activities with the U.S. State Department are explored in this chapter. The national and international profile of the Juilliard School of Music had grown considerably in part because of the ... More


Nineteen. The (Mostly) Off-Stage Ambassador

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter considers Schuman's various attempts to use his position and influence to extend his ideas of music education, musical diplomacy, and American contemporary music. It looks at the ... More


Recruitment, Training and the Kneller Hall Project

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the recruitment and training of military musicians in the context of wider aspects of recruitment and training for music professionals. It deals with boy musicians, their ... More


Life Music as a Beginning Point: Connecting with the Intuitive Listener

Rob E. Dunn

in The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363032
eISBN:
9780199363063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

For teachers to make music listening a more effective part of the music curriculum, they need to understand two important aspects of their students more fully: how students use music in their ... More


Delving Deeper through Their Words

C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter reports on the focus group interview phase of the study, which involved 54 music participants interviewed within 14 focus groups and eight nonparticipants interviewed within two focus ... More


Enacting the Vision: Creating and Sustaining Meaningful Composition Programs

Betty Anne Younker

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

Given abundant evidence from the previous chapters to support the value of composition within school music programs and teacher education training programs, this chapter presents a charge to music ... More


Leipzig (1730–41)

Malcolm Boyd

in Bach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195307719
eISBN:
9780199850785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines developments in the musical career of Johann Sebastian Bach in Leipzig during the period from 1730 to 1741. The year 1730 was a crucial one for Bach, which culminated in an ... More


The Traffic Circle

Mark Slobin

in Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190882082
eISBN:
9780190882112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882082.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter examines the formative role of public school music in shaping the lives and careers of Detroit’s stellar cast of kids who became major jazz artists and eminent classical music figures. A ... More


Historical perspectives

Gordon Cox

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The aim of this chapter is to focus upon children’s experience of learning music in formal educational settings during different periods of Western history. Four examples are provided, including the ... More


Pedro—The Piano Player

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

On graduating, students who participated in the Rewarding Success Program all said that they would remember the performances for the rest of their lives. By the time Pedro entered Carter High School, ... More


Anxiety

ANTHONY E. KEMP

in The Musical Temperament: Psychology and Personality of Musicians

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523628
eISBN:
9780191688973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523628.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Two forms of anxiety are first discussed in this chapter: trait anxiety and state anxiety. The author contends that although a trait belongs more comfortably to the realm of personality than a ... More


• The Genesis of the Leipzig Conservatorium

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Heinrich Blümner, a Leipzig lawyer who died on February 13, 1839, left a bequest of 20,000 thalers for “the founding of a new, or the support of an existing all-purpose national institution for the ... More


1876 Sullivan Is Honored; Gilbert Is Ridiculed

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

Arthur Sullivan came back from France to the affairs of the National Training School for Music. The school was formally opened by Queen Victoria on April 16, and on May 13 she made an official visit ... More


Jason Robert Brown: Born: June 20, 1970, Tarrytown, New York

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Jason Robert Brown. It starts with an extended commentary of his career, and then provides details on productions, with data and song information. Brown embraced ... More


Music

Arna Bontemps

in The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037696
eISBN:
9780252094958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037696.003.0027
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Negro music as well as musicians such as singers, instrumentalists, directors, and composers in Illinois in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It begins with a ... More


Composition at the Core of School Music

Maud Hickey

in Music Outside the Lines: Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199826773
eISBN:
9780190268282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826773.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines the guiding principles of the Music Utopia Elementary School (MUES). MUES' principle is centered on artistry and creativity through the use of a spiral curriculum approach. The ... More


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