Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 1, October

Early Musical Development of Selected African American Jazz Musicians in Indianapolis in the 1930s and 1940s
I propose, by way of definition that creativity is the reaction of the human spirit to the variety of its experiences; a reaction expressed through forms and structures (which may be tonal, verbal, written, visual or physical).... Significantly the...
Editorial
The Journal of Historical Research in Music Education is pleased to offer an especially eclectic issue. Alan Spurgeon describes the pivotal 1928 Music Supervisors National Conference convention. Lissa Fleming May's article on jazz musicians in Indianapolis...
Katinka Daniel and Her Contributions to Kodaly Pedagogy in the United States
Beginning with her work in Budapest, Hungary, and continuing in the United States and Canada, Katinka Scipiades Daniel (b. 1913) has been involved with the Kodaly concept of music education for over sixty years. (1) A tireless educator and reformer,...
MSNC Comes of Age: George Oscar Bowen and the 1928 Conference
The 1928 convention of the Music Supervisors National Conference (MSNC) marked the coming-of-age of that organization. Since the founding of the MSNC in 1907, music education had consistently grown in importance and quality in American schools. The...
Twentieth-Century School Music Literature in China: A Departure from Tradition
Introduction The development of music and music education in modern China through the entire twentieth century was predominantly governed by the development of the nation in that same period. The political, social, and psychological changes that...