Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 2, April

Debating Music "Appreciation" outside the American Classroom, 1930-1950
Those teaching music to American schoolchildren faced a fissure of sorts during the 1930s and 1940s. On one side of this divide stood Carl Seashore and the music educators who embraced his philosophy. They promoted a sometimes arduous form of music...
Developments and Trends in Historical Research as Reflected in the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, Volumes 21-30 (1999-2009)
Historical research in music education is a relatively new scholarly endeavor. Beginning formally in the 1950s, under the leadership of Allen P Britton, this mode of inquiry was established within the field. By 1980 the study was sufficiently developed...
Editorial
How disappointing it is that continued discussions about school reform include a reduction in the teaching not only of the arts but also of the humanities, most notably, history. Politicians and others these days embrace the STEM curriculum--science,...
The Chattanooga Symposium on the History of Music Education, June 2-4, 2011
Organization At the Anaheim Music Educators National Conference (MENC) meeting in April 2010, several History Special Research Interest Group (HSRIG) members met informally and convivially to enjoy the professional camaraderie that has developed...
The First Formal Dalcroze Instruction in the United States: Placido De Montoliu and His Work at the Phebe Anna Thorne Model School
It was 1913 when the first school in America adopted Dalcroze Eurhythmics as a course within its academic curriculum. Dalcroze's system was already being embraced enthusiastically throughout Europe at the time. One might not have expected that America's...