Undergraduate Research in Music: A Guide for Students

Undergraduate Research in Music: A Guide for Students


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415787833
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/08/2017
Series: Routledge Undergraduate Research Series
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Gregory Young is Professor of Music at Montana State University and has held ongoing posts in conferences in undergraduate research and in curriculum development.

Jenny Olin Shanahan is Director of Undergraduate Research at Bridgewater State University, with leadership positions in the Council for Undergraduate Research.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Foreword xi

Acknowledgments xii

1 Overview 1

2 Literature Reviews 7

3 Choosing Topics and Formulating Appropriate Research

Questions 19

4 Working with Human Subjects 29

5 Collecting Data 36

6 Analyzing and Synthesizing Data 53

7 Citing Sources 61

8 Dissemination of Results 65

9 Music Performance and Related Topics 81

10 Is Music Composition Original Research? 90

11 Interdisciplinary Projects 99

12 The Discovery of Knowledge in Music History 108

13 Music Theory 116

14 Music Education 123

15 Music Technology 133

16 Music Therapy 143

17 Ethnomusicology, Culture, and Popular Music 152

18 Philosophy and Psychology of Music 161

19 Online Resources 169

Index 181

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