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A concise history of American music education

Author: Michael L Mark; MENC, the National Association for Music Education (U.S.)
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Concise 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Mark; MENC, the National Association for Music Education (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781578868506 1578868505 9781578868513 1578868513 9781578869053 1578869056
OCLC Number: 223107058
Notes: "Published in partnership with MENC, the National Association for Music Education."
Description: v, 177 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm
Contents: Music education in early times --
Music : a curricular subject --
Professional education organizations --
The broadening music curriculum --
Music education expands --
Music education in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Michael L. Mark.

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"A Concise 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." "Michael L. Mark is the author of several books, including Contemporary Music Education and Source Readings in Music Education History. Me is professor emeritus at Towson University, where he also served as dean of the Graduate School."--Jacket.
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From its earliest years to the present Michael L. Mark tells the story of American music education with erudition and clarity. All music educators and others who want to and need to know the colorful Read more...

 
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