Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 2, April

An Approach to the History of Music Education in Latin America Part II: Music Education 16th-18th Centuries
This article follows up on research published in the Bulletin of Historical Research in Music Education in September 1997, on the subject of music education in Argentina from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. (1) The purpose of this second study...
Creativity in U.S. Music Textbook Series: 1912-1953
Creating music has been described as one of three fundamental ways that humans engage in music. (1) However, there are indications that creative experiences may be very limited or not present in American school music. (2) In fact, Reimer has stated...
Editorial
Jared Diamond won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for his book, Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. (1) In this remarkably ambitious book he accounts for why human development proceeded at different rates on the different continents over time....
Interest, Talent, and Opportunity: Nicholas Gerren's Music Education from Elementary School through the Moscow Conservatory
Introduction Opportunities for African Americans to attain and display academic excellence were less abundant at the beginning of the twentieth century than they are now. During the first half of the century, the same community produced several...
The Singing By-Ways: Origins of Class Music Education in South Australia
A fundamental question in research concerns how ideas and practices move from one context to another, one culture to another, or one generation to another. Historians seek to answer such questions in all disciplines, and music education is no exception....
Wiley L. Housewright (1913-2003)
Historians of music education will be saddened to learn of the recent death of Wiley Lee Housewright (1913-2003). Housewright was an ardent supporter of historical research in music education and a fine practitioner of it. An advocate of local and...

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