Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 1, October

Changing the Voices of Teachers and Children: Singing and Elocution in South Australia in the Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century
In 1931 a new enrolee in the Adelaide Teachers' College, Isabel Kimber, began her two-year course. (1) At that time Olive Carter (known as Ollie) was the lecturer for elocution, voice production, and correct speech, and Frank Gratton was in charge...
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The immigrant problem is a big one and the biggest end of it falls upon the public schools. Several states endorsed state regulation that required English as the language of instruction. Schools are not as rigorous as when they had attended...
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Operetta Performance at Ramsey Junior High in Minneapolis: 1932-1966
As we enter the twenty-first century, middle-level music education (grades six through eight or nine) remains in turmoil regarding appropriate curricular offerings for young adolescents. Should music offerings be primarily performance-oriented? Should...
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The Origin and Use of an Authentic Irish Folk Tune in American School Orchestra Arrangements
Every orchestra director has, at some point in his or her career, dropped the first ictus of the baton and heard Ti-Do-Re-Mi played by the orchestra as they start on one of the many versions of "Londonderry Air." It is possible, however, that a much...
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The Steamboat Springs High School Ski Band 1935-2005
Nestled at the foot of the Zirkel and Sarvis Creek Wilderness areas in northwest Colorado sits the picturesque resort town of Steamboat Springs. The largest town in Routt County, Steamboat Springs has a population of approximately 10,000 residents....
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