Music in American education : Music education source book, number two; a compendium of data, opinions, and recommendations compiled from the reports of investigations, studies, and discussions conducted by the Music in American Education Committees of

; Morgan, Hazel Beckwith Nohavec, editor
Chicago, Illinois : Music Educators National Conference, [1955] .

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Other Title Music education source book
Other Authors Morgan, Hazel Beckwith Nohavec,
Subjects Music -- United States.
School music -- Instruction and study -- United States.
Description xii, 365 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1955]
Notes "Successor and companion volume to the first Music education source book."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Professional and public relations of the music educator : I. Music in general : The stake of music in education ; Music: a vital force in education ; Moral and spiritual values in music education ; General education and the music teacher ; Place of the general educator in facilitating an expanded music program ; Music as an art in general education ; Function of music in general education ; The duality of music -- II. Administration of a music education program : In cities with less than one hundred thousand population ; In cities of more than one hundred thousand population -- III. The supervision of music education : Types and possibilities ; Need for supervision: Primary grades, intermediate grades ; Secondary schools ; Philosophy ; Qualifications of a music supervisor ; Supervision on a consultant basis ; Music consultant service for the self-contained classroom -- IV. Music education and international relations : American music: the government's cultural ambassador ; The International Society of Music Education ; Trends in music education ; Recommended sources of information on the United Nations and UNESCO
2. Preschool and kindergarten elementary, rural : V. Music for elementary schools : Music for childhood in education today ; The teacher ; Areas for continued emphasis ; The child experiences music ; Individual differences ; The school administrators ; Evaluating the elementary music program -- VI. Music for early childhood: ages two to six : Experiences and learning ; Suggestions for improving music program for preschool and kindergarten children -- VII. Basic music in the elementary school : Teaching music reading skills ; Music comes alive -- VIII. Music in the rural school : A survey ; Practical experiences in rural school music -- IX. Music for the elementary teacher : Experiences ; Understandings ; Guidance
3. Junior and senior high schools : X. Music for secondary schools : Importance of music for all youth ; Instructional music program in secondary schools -- XI. Junior high school music : Aims and objectives ; Current issues ; Singing ; Survey and analysis of problems ; The administrator -- XII. Senior high school music
4. Colleges and universities : XIII. Music in colleges and universities : The music profession ; The teacher ; Music organizations and publications ; Development of music in higher education -- XIV. The junior college : A new look ; Trends ; Questionnaire survey ; Curriculum -- XV. Music for the general college student : Aims ; Types of offerings ; Survey by MENC southern division ; Survey by MENC northwest division -- XVI. Education of the music teacher : Attributes of an effective teacher ; Social competencies ; Curriculum ; Musicianship ; Performance ; Theory ; Musical culture ; Insights and techniques ; Standards for evaluation of the college curriculum ; Counseling -- XVII. Graduate study in music education : Candidacy for higher degrees ; Master's degree ; Doctor's degree ; The thesis or dissertation
5. General and special areas in music education : XVIII. General music classes at the secondary level : Values ; Personnel ; Organization ; Illustrative course -- XIX. Instrumental music in schools (band and orchestra) : Basic purposes ; Elementary school ; Importance of strings ; Values and effects of string instrument study and playing ; Teacher-training curricula in strings ; String class teaching ; Group woodwind instrument instruction ; The brasses ; Percussion -- XX. Piano and organ instruction in the schools : Purpose of group piano instruction ; Elementary level ; Junior high school ; Senior high school ; Higher education ; Use of radio and television ; Piano festivals ; Class piano for music education students ; Qualifications of class organ teacher ; Organ classes within the school program ; Outcomes of organ class instruction ; Survey ; List of organ compositions -- XXI. Vocal music in the schools : Organizations and activities ; Elementary ; Junior high school ; Senior high school ; Organization of choral groups ; Choir material -- XXII. Music literature, theory, harmony and composition : Literature at all grade levels ; Arizona survey ; Music theory as a service course
6. Curricular resources : XXIII. Audio-visual aids in music education : Films and film strips ; Television and radio ; Recordings ; Use of tape recordings ; Audio-visual equipment ; High fidelity ; Binaural or stereophonic sound -- XXIV. Contemporary music for American schools : Recommendations ; Its place in our schools -- XXV. Opera in American schools : Opera in education
7. Study projects : XXVI. Credentials for teaching music in the schools : Results of questionnaire to conservatories -- XXVII. Music and adult education : Organizing a community music program ; Denver municipal music program ; International cooperation -- XXVIII. Music education in the community : What is a community music project? ; School-community music relations and activities ; Professional and amateur relationships ; Organizing local music forces -- XXIX. Music education for exceptional children : Types of exceptional children ; Techniques for working with exceptional children ; The mentally gifted child -- XXX. Music education and the natural welfare : Music for American morale ; Basic patriotic song repertory ; Music education and the armed forces ; Navy music career program ; Air Force musical careers.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)335446
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