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Lucia di Lammermoor
Romantic opera from 1835

Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico (tragic opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Salvadore Cammarano wrote the Italian language libretto loosely based upon Sir Walter Scott's historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor. Donizetti wrote Lucia di Lammermoor in ...

Maddalena Casulana
Maddalena Casulana (c. 1544 – c. 1590) was an Italian composer, lutenist and singer of the late Renaissance. She is the first female composer to have her music printed and published in the history of western music.
Composer
Luis de Milán
Luis de Milán (also known as Lluís del Milà or Luys Milán) (c. 1500 – c. 1561) was a Spanish Renaissance composer, vihuelist, and writer on music. He was the first composer in history to publish music for the vihuela ...
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Alfred Newman
Alfred Newman (March 17, 1900 – February 17, 1970) was an American composer, arranger, and conductor of film music. From his start as a music prodigy, he came to be regarded as a respected figure in the history of film ...
Composer
Saxton Rose
UNCSA Music Faculty — Saxton Rose is Associate Professor of Bassoon and director of the contemporary music ensemble, nu ensemble. In 2008 he became only the second bassoon professor in the 50-year history of the UNCSA School of...
Author
Louis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray
Louis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray (2 February 1840 – 4 July 1910) was a French Breton composer, pianist, and professor of music history/theory at the Conservatoire de Paris as well as a Prix de Rome laureate. He was born at Nant...
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Pietro Mascagni
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni was an Italian composer most noted for his operas. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria Rusticana caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo move...
Composer
Symphony No. 2
Romantic symphony from 1877

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73, was composed by Johannes Brahms in the summer of 1877, during a visit to Pörtschach am Wörthersee, a town in the Austrian province of Carinthia. Its composition was brief in comparison with ...

... A history of dulcimer construction, history, and music is reviewed (Scarecrow Press, 2002). ...
... History Month, the importance of understanding Black history, the place of rap music in Black history, the ... need for rap music to pay homage to Black history and culture, and the history of the Black Panther Party and the US organization. ...
A Bibliography of Music History Pedagogy
Journal of Music History Pedagogy (2014) Vol. 5, No. 1

The field of music history pedagogy has a rich history of discourse dating back to the beginning of the twentieth century. Numerous journals, dissertations, essay collections, and conference proceedings of professional associations have provided space for music history pedagogy scholarship. ...

... The field of music history pedagogy has a rich history of discourse dating back to the beginning of ... proceedings of professional associations have provided space for music history pedagogy scholarship.  This ... scholarship and discourse related to American music history pedagogy.  The bibliography concludes with ...
The Music History Classroom, a cura di James A. Davis The Music History Classroom, a cura di James A. Davis
Musica Docta (2016) Vol. 6, No. 1

The Music History Classroom collects eleven articles by different authors, who discuss the teaching and learning processes in music history in undergraduate and graduate courses of US universities.

... The Music History Classroom collects eleven articles by different authors, who discuss the teaching ... and learning processes in music history in undergraduate and graduate courses of US universities. ...
Editorial
Musik und Kirche (2004) Vol. 74, No. 4, pp. 213-215
... In an editorial, Christfried Brödel discusses the history of East Germany, its political history ... , and its tradition of church music and church music schools. ...
... "Country Music" magazine's 30 year history is given a nostalgic look. Thirty events that changed ... country music history are discussed in chronological order. Photos are included. ...
The Music History Classroom, a cura di James A. Davis The Music History Classroom, a cura di James A. Davis
Musica Docta (2016) Vol. 6, No. 1

The Music History Classroom collects eleven articles by different authors, who discuss the teaching and learning processes in music history in undergraduate and graduate courses of US universities.

... The Music History Classroom collects eleven articles by different authors, who discuss the teaching ... and learning processes in music history in undergraduate and graduate courses of US universities. ...
... An editorial on music history is presented. ...
... The musicologist comments on Hungarian music history. ...
... Josipovici's monograph on music history is reviewed. ...
... Compares two conceptions of history in music education: (1) history as "fact" derived from an ... analysis of many classroom activities and pedagogical traditions in music education; and (2) history as ... history defines the medium of present relationships. Refers readers interested in further elaboration to an issue of "Performances." ...
American Handbooks of Music History: Breadth, Depth, and the Critique of Pedagogy
Musica Docta (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1

American music history textbooks have traditionally covered the entire history of Western music in a single volume. This approach reflects the now dominant teaching methodology at American universities of a multiple-semester survey that covers the breadth of music history from ...

... American music history textbooks have traditionally covered the entire history of Western music in ... universities of a multiple-semester survey that covers the breadth of music history from Ancient Greece to ... new approaches to teaching music history become more popular in US colleges, in part due to the ...