Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 1, October

Anne Shaw Faulkner Oberndorfer (1877-1948): Music Educator for the Homemakers of America
The more affluent homemakers of America in the 1920s were middle- to upper-class women who attended concerts and lectures, owned and listened to the radio, and had time to read the popular magazines of the day. Three of these magazines are still published...
Editorial
Progress. In his book History in the Making, Kyle Ward examined American history textbooks published over the years. He asserted that the vast majority of U.S. history textbooks "loved the concept of progress" and spent at least part of their time...
Establishing Continuity of the NAEP Arts Education Assessments: Implications of the NAEP 1978 Music Assessment
Currently, a wide variety of assessment instruments are utilized in education; some focus on specific individuals, others consider large populations. The National Assessment of Educational Progress (hereafter referred to as NAEP) represents the latter....
Historical Research on Music Education and Music Therapy: Doctoral Dissertations of the Twentieth Century
Research articles in scholarly journals, papers presented at symposia and conventions, master's theses and doctoral dissertations, and books form the body of research in music education and music therapy. Scholars have examined this body of literature...
Meeting the New: What 21st-Century Educators Can Learn from the Earliest "Ethnomusicologists" about the Appreciation of Music
It may seem paradoxical to argue that twenty-first-century music educators, in search of a pedagogical perspective that meets the needs of our Internet-savvy young students, should study the way the earliest "ethnomusicologists" wrote about music:...