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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, educational, and sociological aspects of the subject, always putting it in the context of the history of the United States. It offers the most complete information on professional organizations, materials, techniques, and personalities of any publication.
Charles L. Gary was executive director of the Music Educators National Conference.
Table of Contents
List of Figures
Preface to the Third Edition
The Western Heritage
The Ancient Jewish Tradition
The Age of Antiquity
Music Education from the Early Christian Era to the Reformation
The New World: America
Early Music Education in the New World
The New England Roots of American Music Education
Early American Education
Education for a New Democracy: Building a Nation
The Pestalozzian Education Reform Movement
The Beginnings of Music in American Schools
The Growth of Music Education
Music Education in an Industrializing America
The Development of Professional Education Organizations
The Beginning of the Music Educators National Conference
The Broadening Music Curriculum
The Music Educators National Conference Matures
Music Education after 1950
American Education after 1950
Government, Foundation, and Not-for-Profit Support for Arts Education
New Foundations of Music Education
New Curricular Foundations of Music Education
The Twenty-first Century
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