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Author Labuta, Joseph A.

Title Music education : historical contexts and perspectives / Joseph A. Labuta, Deborah A. Smith
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [1997]


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 MELB  780.71 Lab/Meh  AVAILABLE
Description x, 158 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. A History of Public School Music in America -- 2. Philosophies of Music Education -- 3. Curriculum: A Model for Music Instruction -- 4. Music Learning -- 5. Music Teaching -- 6. American Education Since 1980 -- 7. Where Does Music Education Go from Here?
Summary Music Education: Historical Contexts and Perspectives provides a comprehensive exploration of public school music in the United States. It reviews the history of music education in America from the 1600s through the present, offers a working philosophy of music education, examines the role that this philosophy plays in developing and implementing music curricula, and presents a thorough discussion of music teaching and learning. Chapter instructions suggest relationships between the topics presented in the text, and study and review questions at the end of each chapter promote investigation, synthesis and critical thinking. The final chapter encourages readers to use information presented in the text as the basis for speculation about the future of music education in the United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject School music -- Instruction and study -- United States -- History.
Author Smith, Deborah A., 1951-
LC no. 96024983
ISBN 0134894448