Handbook for Preparing Graduate Papers in Music / Edition 2

Handbook for Preparing Graduate Papers in Music / Edition 2

by J. David Boyle
     
 

The purpose of A Handbook for Preparing Graduate Papers in Music is to provide music students with some guidelines to assist in the preparation of theses, essays, dissertations, and other papers that may be written as part of their graduate program. This handbook includes information and examples for preparing such papers and is designed specifically to assist… See more details below

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The purpose of A Handbook for Preparing Graduate Papers in Music is to provide music students with some guidelines to assist in the preparation of theses, essays, dissertations, and other papers that may be written as part of their graduate program. This handbook includes information and examples for preparing such papers and is designed specifically to assist students in writing about music and in documenting references to music, music notation, recordings, and other musical resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931823142
Publisher:
Halcyon Pr Ltd
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
135

Table of Contents

1.Introduction1
Purpose1
Types of Papers2
Role of Scholarship in a Graduate Music Program4
Information and Ideas5
Scholarship5
Graduate Students as Scholars6
Accuracy, Authenticity, Simplicity, and Clarity7
Selecting a Topic9
Strategies for Library Research10
Types of Searches10
Sources for Books11
Sources for Articles11
Dissertations12
Recordings12
Scores12
Web Sources13
Limitations13
2.Documentation Systems and Issues15
Systems of Documentation16
Selecting a System16
Selecting a Style Manual18
Some Ethical Concerns19
3.The Proposal Process22
Introduction22
Purpose of the Proposal22
Proposal Content23
The Proposal Process28
Doctoral Essay Proposal28
Doctoral Dissertation Proposal29
Communicating with Your Advisory Committee29
4.Master of Music Recital Papers30
Content and Organization of Recital Papers30
History33
Theoretical Analysis34
Performance Issues36
Committee Selection and Contributions37
5.Format Issues39
General Format Issues39
Formatting Frontispieces41
Special Format Issues for Music Papers43
6.Documentation: Format Concerns45
Sample Documentation for Recordings (Turabian)45
Basic Form46
Title with Genre Name46
One Selection from a Collection47
Excerpt from One Piece from a Collection48
Collection Entered under Title48
Jazz Recording Entered under Performer49
Jazz Collection (Entire Work Cited)50
Jazz Excerpt from a Collection50
Video-recording (Spoken)51
Citing Notes Accompanying a Recording51
Sample Documentation for Scores (Turabian)52
Basic Form53
Score with Librettist and Translator53
Song in a Collection, and Reprint of Original Edition54
Collection Entered under Editor54
Sample Documentation for Doctoral Dissertations or Essays (Turabian)55
Sample Documentation for an Article from an Encyclopedia (Turabian)56
Sample Documentation for Electronic Documents (Turabian)57
On-line Article in Scholarly Journal57
On-line Article in a Magazine58
On-line Article in a Newspaper59
On-line Abstracts59
Professional Web Site60
E-mail Communication61
Sample Documentation for Recording (APA Style)61
Basic Form (with Genre Name)62
Basic Form (One Piece from a Collection)62
Title with Genre Name62
One Piece from a Collection62
Excerpt from a Piece from a Collection62
Collection Entered under Title63
Jazz Recording Entered under Performer63
Jazz Collection (Entire Work Cited)63
Excerpt from a Jazz Collection63
Video-recording (Spoken)63
Citing Notes Accompanying a Recording64
Sample for Documentation of Scores (APA Reference List Style)64
Basic Form64
Score with Librettist and Translator64
Song in a Collection, Foreign Title, and Reprint Original Edition64
Collection Entered under Editor64
Sample Documentation for Doctoral Dissertations or Essays (APA)65
Doctoral Dissertations or Essays Abstracted in Dissertation Abstracts and Obtained from University Microfilm65
Doctoral Dissertations or Essays Abstracted in Dissertation Abstracts and Obtained from the University65
Sample Documentation for an Article in an Encyclopedia (APA)65
Sample Documentation for Electronic Documents (APA)66
Basic Form66
On-line Article in Scholarly Journal67
On-line Article in a Magazine67
On-line Article in a Newspaper67
On-line Abstracts67
Professional Web Site67
E-mail Communication68
7.Enhancing a Text Through the use of Simple Music Notation69
Adding Music Notation to Microsoft Word69
Using Aspects of Simple Music Notation in the Text71
Pitch-related Aspects71
Rhythm-related Aspects75
Other Aspects of Notation76
8.Incorporating Musical Examples, Tables, and Figures78
Musical Examples80
Tables81
Figures81
References83
Notes85
Appendix ASample Introduction for a Recital Paper88
Appendix BSample System of Headings91
Appendix CSample Frontispieces94
Appendix DSetting up a Table of Contents in Microsoft Word98
Appendix EKey Stroke Charts: Anastasia and Petrucci Fonts101
Appendix FYoung's Summary of Staveless Notation Systems104
Appendix GProcedures for Inserting a Computer-generated Musical Example106
Appendix HSample Musical Examples108
Appendix ISample Tables113
Appendix JSample Figures118

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