Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 1, October

Editorial
Only a year has passed since I wrote about the centennial anniversary of the first meeting of a group of music educators that eventually became the MENC: The National Association for Music Education. There had been sixty national conferences, usually...
"Good Legong Dancers Were Given an Arduous Program of Training:" Music Education in Bali in the 1930s
Introduction In the 1930s, the Indonesian island of Bali was perceived as an exotic paradise for tourists and a research site for anthropologists, artists, and musicians. (1) Musical activity was one of the major topics these researchers studied...
History of the Illinois School Band Association: 1924-1941
Introduction The purpose of this study is to document the history of the Illinois School Band Association (ISBA) and the contests this organization sponsored between 1924-1941. It examines questions about the origin, leadership, rules and procedures,...
History of the Stamps Baxter Singing Schools and Normal School of Music
The Stamps-Baxter Music and Printing Company, established in 1926 in Dallas, Texas, by Virgil Oliver Stamps and Jesse Randall Baxter, Jr., contributed significantly to American music education by organizing singing schools sponsoring the Stamps-Baxter...
Popular Music and Jazz in the American Junior College Music Curriculum during the Swing Era (1935-1945)
Introduction Using popular music and jazz in formal music education is controversial for music educators and to some extent, the greater popular music community. Many musical styles historically categorized as "popular," such as jazz, blues,...
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