Articles about Music History

“Something’s Happening Here!”: Popular Music Education in the United States
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 4-22

Although the number of opportunities to learn popular music in the United States continues to grow, popular music education (PME) programs remain exceptional at primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of institutionalized music education. This article provides insight into the unique ...

In Memoriam: Stephen Paulus 1949-2014
Choral Journal (2015) Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 41


Discovering the Rediscovery of Antonio Vivaldi
Choral Journal (2015) Vol. 55, No. 10, pp. 18-31

With more than two thousand recordings1 and myriad conductors programing his music worldwide, Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) is one of the most performed composers in music history. A violinist, concertmaster, and teacher himself, Vivaldi composed many instrumental works, most notably The ...

The End of the Undergraduate Music History Sequence?
Journal of Music History Pedagogy (2015) Vol. 5, No. 2

The Pedagogy Study Group of the American Musicological Society hosted a roundtable on "The End of the Undergraduate Music History Sequence?" at the 2014 annual meeting of the Soceity. The roundtable published here includes revised versions of the papers delivered ...

Reconsidering Undergraduate Music History: Some Introductory Thoughts
Journal of Music History Pedagogy (2015) Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 53-56

Discussions of music history curricula in various colleague organizations – the American Musicological Society, the National Association of Schools of Music, and The College Music Society – have raised questions about the efficacy of the traditional multi-semester, chronological music history ...

Choral Journal (2015) Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 22-31

This article describes a symposium where public school music teachers, elementary and high school choral students, college music education students, community singers, guest speakers, and other college students and faculty spent a day on a college campus learning about the ...