A History of American Music Education (3rd Revised edition)

A History of American Music Education (3rd Revised edition)

By: Michael Mark (author), Charles L. Gary (author)Paperback

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Co-published by MENC: The National Association for Music Education. A History of American Music Education covers the history of American music education, from its roots in Biblical times through recent historical events and trends. It describes the educational, philosophical, and sociological aspects of the subject, always putting it in the context of the history of the United States. It offers complete information on professional organizations, materials, techniques, and personalities in music education.

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Michael L. Mark is the author of several books, including Contemporary Music Education and Source Readings in Music Education History. He is professor emeritus of Towson University where he also served as dean of the Graduate School. Charles L. Gary was the author of several music education books and executive director of the Music Educators National Conference.


Part 1 Foreword Part 2 Part I: The Western Heritage Chapter 3 The Ancient Jewish Tradition Chapter 4 The Age of Antiquity Chapter 5 Music Education from the Early Christian Era to the Reformation Part 6 Part II: The New World: America Chapter 7 Early Music Education in the New World Chapter 8 The New England Roots of American Music Education Part 9 Part III: Early American Education Chapter 10 Education for A New Democracy: Building a Nation Chapter 11 The Pestalozzian Education Reform Movement Chapter 12 The Beginnings of Music in American Schools Part 13 Part IV: The Growth of Music Education Chapter 14 Music Education in an Industrializing America Chapter 15 The Development of Professional Education Organizations Chapter 16 The Beginning of the Music Educators National Conference Chapter 17 The Broadening Music Curriculum Chapter 18 The Music Educators National Conference Matures Part 19 Part V: Music Education after 1950 Chapter 20 American Education after 1950 Chapter 21 Government, Foundation, and Not-for-Profit Support for Arts Education Chapter 22 New Foundations of Music Education Chapter 23 New Curricular Foundations of Music Education Chapter 24 The Twenty-first Century Chapter 25 Reflections

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/04/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781578865765
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 516
  • ID: 9781578865765
  • weight: 817
  • ISBN10: 157886576X
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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