A History of American Music Education

A History of American Music Education

by Michael L. Mark, Charles L. Gary

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From its roots in antiquity, through the days of the Spanish explorers and the earliest colonists, up to the present, A History of American Music Education, Second Edition takes you on an insightful journey through the evolution of school music instruction. Along the way, it examines the musical, educational, philosophical, and social aspects of American history and their effect on the development of music education in this country. You will also find: · a comprehensive new preface updating issues relevant to today's music teacher · insights into the contributions of noted music educators and reformers such as Lowell Mason, Zoltán Kodály, and Carl Orff · instructive examples, facsimiles, and extensive end-of-chapter notes and bibliographies to facilitate further study A History of American Music Education, Second Edition is a valuable resource that belongs on bookshelves in music libraries and classrooms everywhere. Of interest to anyone with a stake in music education, it is especially useful to college methods students and their instructors. See new edition: History of American Music Education, Third Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565451155
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION Part 2 PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION Part 3 PART I THE WESTERN HERITAGE Chapter 4 The Hebrews of the Old Testament Chapter 5 The Age of Antiquity Chapter 6 Music Education from the Early Christian Era to the Reformation Part 7 PART II THE NEW WORLD: AMERICA Chapter 8 Early Music Education Chapter 9 The New England Roots of American Music Education Part 10 PART III EARLY AMERICAN EDUCATION Chapter 11 Education for a New Democracy Chapter 12 The Pestolozzian Educational Reform Movement Chapter 13 The Beginnings of Music in American Schools Part 14 PART IV THE GROWTH OF MUSIC EDUCATION Chapter 15 Music Education in an Industrializing America Chapter 16 The Development of Professional Educational Organizations Chapter 17 The Beginning of the Music Educators National Conference Chapter 18 The Broadening Music Curriculum Chapter 19 The Music Educators National Conference Matures Part 20 PART V MUSIC EDUCATION FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Chapter 21 The United States after 1950 Chapter 22 Government and Foundation Support for Arts Education Chapter 23 Music Education since Midcentury Chapter 24 Reflections

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