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“A Different Kind of Goose Bump”

Charles Beale.

in The Oxford Handbook of Choral Pedagogy

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 8275 words.

This chapter examines the musical practices and procedures of choruses such as the famous Gay Men’s Chorus within the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) communities of the...

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Ableism and Social Justice

Alice-Ann Darrow.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Justice in Music Education

December 2015; p ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 7118 words.

Many of the societal injustices historically perpetrated against persons with disabilities are well known: educational segregation, inaccessible public buildings and programs, and lack of...

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Abraham, Gerald Ernest Heal (1904–1988), musicologist

Robert Layton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 898 words.

Abraham, Gerald Ernest Heal (1904–1988), musicologist, was born on 9 March 1904 in Newport, Isle of Wight, the only child of Ernest Abraham, manufacturer, and his wife, Dorothy Mary Heal, a...

Academy

Howard Mayer Brown.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 5342 words.

At various times in musical history, the word ‘academy’ has meant diverse things, including (i) a formal association of people interested in mutually communicating their opinions on...

Accrediting Agencies

Carla E. Aguilar and Lauren Kapalka Richerme.

in The Oxford Handbook of Preservice Music Teacher Education in the United States

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 6904 words.

This chapter provides an overview of two agencies that accredit collegiate music education programs: the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the National...

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Administrative Duties of the Music Teacher

James Mick.

in The Oxford Handbook of Preservice Music Teacher Education in the United States

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 7448 words.

This chapter addresses practical elements of music teaching, including budgets, fundraising, inventory, parent communication, and travel. A review of literature on teacher preparation in...

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Adult Community Choruses

Susan Avery.

in The Oxford Handbook of Choral Pedagogy

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 7870 words.

When considering teaching and conducting diverse populations in community choirs, one must begin with discussions of the phenomenon itself: a description of the term, a brief history of...

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Adult Music Learning in Formal, Nonformal, and Informal Contexts

Kari K. Veblen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 5692 words.

This article examines current research and practice in formal, nonformal, and informal learning for adult music students. In a formal setting, the teacher controls the materials, pacing,...

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African Music Society

Gregory F. Barz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 109 words.

The now defunct African Music Society was founded in 1948 by Hugh Tracey and anthropologist Winifred Hoernle, whose principal objective was to encourage research in traditional and...

Air de Cour

Michael Bane.

in Music

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 8554 words.

The air de cour (courtly song) is a genre of secular vocal music produced in France during the late 16th and first half of the 17th century. The term first appeared in a collection of...

Akira Ifukube

Brooke McCorkle.

in Music

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 4633 words.

Akira Ifukube (b. 31 May 1914–d. 8 February 2006) was among the most prolific and popular Japanese composers of the 20th century. Ifukube’s life and music illustrate the progress of...

Alabama, University of

Carl B. Hancock.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 232 words.

State university system with a main campus in Tuscaloosa and satellite campuses in Birmingham and Huntsville. The main campus opened in 1831 and the music department was established in...

Alban Berg

David Headlam.

in Music

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 7176 words.

Alban Berg (b. 1885–d. 1935) was the youngest of three composers, along with his teacher Arnold Schoenberg and colleague Anton von Webern, known as the “Second Viennese School.” The three...

Albert Roussel

Brian Hart.

in Music

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 23741 words.

“In expressing my thought clearly, I sought only to serve my art. I hope I have succeeded. That’s the only recompense I desire” (Hoérée 1938, p. 119, cited under Studies by Roussel’s...

Alfred Schnittke

Peter Schmelz.

in Music

P ublished online February 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 7648 words.

Alfred Schnittke (Al’fred Garrievič Šnitke, b. 1934–d. 1998), a composer of Jewish-German ancestry born in Russia, became one of the most recorded and performed composers writing in the...

All Theoried Up and Nowhere to Go

Bennett Reimer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 1522 words.

This article considers the influence of the National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook, Basic Concepts in Music Education (1958), on the actions of music teachers. The Yearbook...

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Allen, Sir Hugh Percy (1869–1946), musicologist and conductor

W. K. Stanton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Conducting; Education. 1202 words.

Allen, Sir Hugh Percy (1869–1946), musicologist and conductor, was born at Reading on 23 December 1869, the youngest of the seven children of John Herbert Allen, who was in business with...

Allen, Walter Carl

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 669 words.

Allen, Walter Carl (02 November 1920–23 December 1974), jazz scholar, was born in Flushing, New York. His parents’ names are unknown. After graduating with a degree in geology from Columbia...

Alternative Assessment for Music Students with Significant Disabilities

Donald DeVito, Megan M. Sheridan, Jian-Jun Chen-Edmund, David Edmund and Steven Bingham.

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical and Qualitative Assessment in Music Education

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 7314 words.

How is it possible to move beyond assessment for the purposes of evaluating teacher proficiency and student performance outcomes and instead to consider assessment for understanding student...

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Alternative Pathways to Certification

Andrew Goodrich.

in The Oxford Handbook of Preservice Music Teacher Education in the United States

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 5974 words.

This chapter explores the literature on alternative pathways to teacher certification to provide a context for understanding how and why these programs developed and their potential impact...

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