Journal of Band Research

Articles from Vol. 51, No. 1, 2015

Analytical Research of Wind Band Core Repertoire
The extent of repertoire for wind band is drastically smaller than orchestral and choral repertoire due to the relatively young age of the wind band medium. Much less formal analytical study of wind literature existed prior to 1956 (Tarwater, 1958 &...
Making Music "Up the River:" a Brief History of Wind Music at Sing Sing Prison
Research on the history of formal music making in correctional facilities is rare. In his historical overview of music education in prisons, Lee pointed to the need for continued research into the history of music education in prisons because "the lack...
Nadia Boulanger and Her Legacy through Wind Repertoire
IntroductionNadia Boulanger taught hundreds of American composers over the course of her seventyplus year career. In 1979, the year of Nadia Boulanger's death, Ned Rorem attested to her impact: "So far as musical pedagogy is concerned - and by extension...
The Story of a Tetrachord: Morton Gould's West Point Symphony
The author is grateful to LTC Jim Keene (Commander/Conductor), SGM Matt Wozniak, and the rest of the musicians and staff of the United States Military Band in West Point, NY for their assistance in this project. Thanks are also due to Denise Odello and...
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