Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 2, April

Andrew Law's Select Harmony (1779 Edition): The Context of a Late Eighteenth Century Tune Book
The 1779 edition of Select Harmony: containing in a plain and concise manner, the rules of singing: together with a collection of psalm tunes, hymns and anthems, by Andrew Law (1749-1821), is an archetypal example of a tune book of the late eighteenth...
A Publication, an Editor, a Progressive Voice: Charles Fowler at Music Educators Journal from 1964 to 1971
Introduction The Music Educators Journal (MEJ) is perhaps one of the best-known journals for music teachers in the United States. In 1914, it was first published by the Music Supervisors National Conference (later called Music Educators National...
Editorial
It is always interesting for me to look at the articles published in past issues of the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education (JHRME). There have been a large number over the years. Including this issue, 198 articles were published in the...
Griliches, Diane Asseo. Teaching Musicians: A Photographer's View
Griliches, Diane Asseo. Teaching Musicians: A Photographer's View. Bunker Hill Publishing, New Hampshire, 2008, ISBN 10-1-59373060-8, 143 pages, $35.00. Griliches seems to be passionate about capturing exceptional images in what some might consider...
"In an Easy and Familiar Style:" Music Education and Improvised Accompaniment Practices in the U.S., 1820-80
A complimentary review of a performance by the Fisk Jubilee Singers in 1871 of William Bradbury's popular choral work, Esther, the Beautiful Queen, drew particular attention to the ensemble's accompanist, Ella Sheppard. The critic noted that Sheppard,...
Invited Response
Editor Mark Fonder graciously provided me with an advance copy of Marvin Latimer's fine article on the DMA in choral music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). I have no quibble with his research on the degree requirements but...
Livingston, Carolyn, and Dawn Elizabeth Smith, Eds. Rhode Island's Music Heritage: An Exploration
Livingston, Carolyn, and Dawn Elizabeth Smith, eds. Rhode Island's Music Heritage: An Exploration. Harmonie Park Press, Sterling Heights, Michigan, 2008, xx +311 pp. Index, paperback, ISBN 978-0899901435, $26.60. "Biography is the essence of history,"...
Music Education at Hampton Institute, 1868-1913
A cursory look through histories of music education in the United States reveals an incomplete story. As these histories exist today, very little information is included concerning the musical education of minorities. Heller calls for more studies...

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