Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 1, October

A History and Analysis of the Choral Journal Editorial Board (1959-2009)
Introduction Professional journals have become a vital part of the academic and artistic fabric of music education in the United States. Though historians have reported that such publications often began as a means to extend the influence of their...
Bernarr Rainbow on Music: Memoirs and Selected Writings
Bernarr Rainbow on Music: Memoirs and Selected Writings. Ed. Peter Dickinson. Introductions by Gordon Cox and Charles Plummeridge. Woodbridge, UK; Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, 2010. xiii + 398 pp. Index, hardback. ISBN 978-1-84383-592-9, $45.00 ...
Conway, Colleen M., and Thomas M. Hodgman. Teaching Music in Higher Education
Conway, Colleen M., and Thomas M. Hodgman. Teaching Music in Higher Education. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xii + 244 pp. Index, softcover. ISBN 978-0-19536-935-9, $29.95 Teaching Music in Higher Education is designed for a wide audience...
Dr. Harvey Samuel Whistler Jr. (1907-1976): An Influential Pedagogue and Researcher in Music Education
Instrumental music education in U.S. public schools developed gradually in the Northeast and Midwest around 1896. Over the next thirty years, the instrumental movement gained strength through the organization provided by the development of the Music...
Editorial
The Journal of Historical Research in Music Education begins its thirty-third volume with a nod toward contemporary culture. When over a half billion people are involved in any one thing, that thing has to be acknowledged as a societal force. For better...
From the Melting Pot to Cultural Pluralism: General Music in a Technological Age, 1892-1992
Some 148 miles east-northeast of Ithaca one hundred years ago this past July, the Music Department of the National Education Association met. In the Second Presbyterian Church in Saratoga Springs, NY, music teachers and others interested in music education...
String and Music Education Associations on Long Island, New York, 1950-1960
Introduction String education was a neglected area of music education in the mid-twentieth century. This resulted in the founding of many important organizations to promote string education. One of the most influential, the American String Teachers...
Wright, Ruth, Ed. Sociology and Music Education
Wright, Ruth, ed. Sociology and Music Education. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. xv + 299 pp. Index, hardback. ISBN 978-0-75466-801-5, $99.95 Sociology and Music Education, edited by Ruth Wright, is a collection of works encompassing a broad range...