Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 2, April

A History of the United States Coast Guard SPAR Band
American women formed bands during the latter half of the nineteenth century and well into the twentieth. These bands followed a parallel development to men's, with members forming town, family, immigrant, industry, school, swing, military, and professional...
An Australian Perspective: Technology in Secondary School Music
Introduction Since the late 1960s the issues surrounding technology in education have evolved to reflect contemporary times. No longer is the emphasis on incorporating computers and technology into education, but on using them efficiently for teaching...
Editorial
Welcome to the final issue of our 30th volume. Veteran readers of this journal know that the topics contained herein are specific to a narrow field of history focused on teaching and learning music. This editorial temporarily widens that lens for the...
Nationalism in United States Music Education during World War II
In the early decades of the twentieth century, music educators in the United States were not concerned with promoting musical nationalism through their teaching, in contrast with many of their European contemporaries. Rather, they wished to "cultivate...
The Anti-Semitic Origins of Henry Ford's Arts Education Patronage
Henry Ford (1863-1947) was a complex man. Perhaps the greatest irony of his life was the contrast between his ushering in modern urban America through mass produced gasoline-fueled automobiles and his deeply held philosophy that all Americans should...