Volume 11

In 1968 Brown University initiated a program in ethnomusicology with three main goals: 1. to develop strength in the area of East Asian musical cultures, thus complementing the University's East Asian Language and Area Center, 2. to balance the area commitment with an equal commitment to the study and development…
If two legs of the college musical tripod—literature (history, appreciation) and theory (analysis, composition)—rest today on relatively firm ground in the liberal arts setting, the third—performance (that is, "practical" or "applied" music)—seems as wobbly as ever. While no one has to my knowledge suggested that performance is anything less than…
A concentration in ethnomusicology is being added this year to the options in the B.A. degree in music at the University of Hawaii. Previously established areas of concentration include music literature and theory in the B.A., composition and performance in the B.Mus., and music education in the B.Ed. degrees. For…
This paper was part of a panel presentation for The College Music Society at the University of Toronto on November 7, 1970 entitled Music and Higher Education in the 1970's. Chairman of the panel was William J. Mitchell. The other panelists were Charles Hamm, Mantle Hood, James Haar, Claude V.…
The following remarks, presented at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology in Seattle, Washington, are an outgrowth of the author's work as Project Director of the federally financed Kodály Fellowship Program. In 1968, thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts, an initial group of ten young…
William J. Mitchell was chairman of a panel presentation for The College Music Society at the University of Toronto on November 7, 1970 entitled Music and Higher Education in the 1970's. The panelists were Charles Hamm, Mantle Hood, James Haar, Claude V. Palisca, Robert J. Werner, and Neal Zaslaw. Abstracts…
This paper was part of a panel presentation for The College Music Society at the University of Toronto on November 7, 1970 entitled Music and Higher Education in the 1970's. Chairman of the panel was William J. Mitchell. The other panelists were Mantle Hood, James Haar, Claude V. Palisca, Robert…
This paper was part of a panel presentation for The College Music Society at the University of Toronto on November 7, 1970 entitled Music and Higher Education in the 1970's. Chairman of the panel was William J. Mitchell. The other panelists were Charles Hamm, Mantle Hood, James Haar, Claude V.…
This paper was part of a panel presentation for The College Music Society at the University of Toronto on November 7, 1970 entitled Music and Higher Education in the 1970's. Chairman of the panel was William J. Mitchell. The other panelists were Charles Hamm, James Haar, Claude V. Palisca, Robert…
The School of Music of the University of Illinois includes several courses for undergraduate music majors and non-music majors in its curriculum. The two-semester sequence for non-majors is a music appreciation course; in addition, another course, also for non-majors, concentrates on symphonic music. The music majors take a music literature…
This paper was part of a panel presentation for The College Music Society at the University of Toronto on November 7, 1970 entitled Music and Higher Education in the 1970's. Chairman of the panel was William J. Mitchell. The other panelists were Charles Hamm, Mantle Hood, James Haar, Robert J.…
Bibliography is a field in which one should expect a high level of accuracy and precision. It is, or should be, the province of specialists in the organization of information. Yet bibliographical terms in common usage are subject to an uncommon degree of confusion. We speak of a "catalogue" when…
During the past decade the professional-level performing musician has become an increasingly familiar and influential figure on the college music scene. As a faculty member he has often helped bridge the alleged gap between practice and theory, performance and musicology, the artist and the scholar. A basic assessment of the…
This paper was part of a panel presentation for The College Music Society at the University of Toronto on November 7, 1970 entitled Music and Higher Education in the 1970's. Chairman of the panel was William J. Mitchell. The other panelists were Charles Hamm, Mantle Hood, Claude V. Palisca, Robert…
There are over five hundred electronic music studios in this country, a studio being defined here as a space containing electronic music production equipment and specifically set aside for electronic composition. Most of these studios were installed within the last five years; most of them are in colleges, conservatories, or…
In the belief that we can learn a great deal from our students, the Editor of SYMPOSIUM asked a number of graduate students in music to tell us what they feel was both good and bad about their undergraduate education in music. The Editor approached a number of directors of…
In the belief that we can learn a great deal from our students, the Editor of SYMPOSIUM asked a number of graduate students in music to tell us what they feel was both good and bad about their undergraduate education in music. The Editor approached a number of directors of…
In the belief that we can learn a great deal from our students, the Editor of SYMPOSIUM asked a number of graduate students in music to tell us what they feel was both good and bad about their undergraduate education in music. The Editor approached a number of directors of…
In the belief that we can learn a great deal from our students, the Editor of SYMPOSIUM asked a number of graduate students in music to tell us what they feel was both good and bad about their undergraduate education in music. The Editor approached a number of directors of…
In the belief that we can learn a great deal from our students, the Editor of SYMPOSIUM asked a number of graduate students in music to tell us what they feel was both good and bad about their undergraduate education in music. The Editor approached a number of directors of…
In the belief that we can learn a great deal from our students, the Editor of SYMPOSIUM asked a number of graduate students in music to tell us what they feel was both good and bad about their undergraduate education in music. The Editor approached a number of directors of…
In the belief that we can learn a great deal from our students, the Editor of SYMPOSIUM asked a number of graduate students in music to tell us what they feel was both good and bad about their undergraduate education in music. The Editor approached a number of directors of…
Despite the gloomy predictions of a vanishing job market for teachers in all fields including music, enrollments of new students in graduate departments of music do not seem to have declined, and in fact, in many instances, have increased dramatically. As these students begin graduate work, whether to study for…