Council for Research in Music Education Publications


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Title: Council for Research in Music Education Publications, 1963-Add to your cart.

ID: 12/5/817

Primary Creator: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. School of Music

Extent: 2.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: By type of material and chronologically thereunder

Subjects: Music, Music, School of

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Council for Research in Music Education Publications includes a list of approved doctoral dissertations in progress in music education and bulletins of the council for Research in Music Education. The bulletins are published cooperatively by the School of Music, the college of Education, and the Office of the superintendent of Public Instruction. The bulletin includes feature articles; and critiques which include reviews of projects, dissertations, and books and periodic indexes.

The bulletins include numbers 26-30, 52-54, and 57-70.

Biographical Note

After five years of study and discussion on the subject, the Board of Trustees organized the School of Music on June 9, 1897, to offer courses in musical instruction.1 Initially the courses of study included vocal and instrumental training as well as work in the history of music.2 In 1922 the curriculum of Music Education was added in cooperation with the College of Education.3 When the College of Fine and Applied Arts was organized on March 12, 1931, the school of Music was included in the new college.4 The School started to offer courses leading to the degree of Master of Music in 1940, and, in 1953, it began to offer courses leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology.5 Both graduate and undergraduate curricula expanded until in 1974 the School of Music offered courses in the fields of theory, history, and applied music. Degrees offered include the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Music, Master of Science in Music Education, Doctor of Education in Music Education, Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology, and Doctor of Musical Arts.6 Musical groups often associated with the School such as the University Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestras, Wind Ensemble, and Contemporary Chamber Players are open to qualified students from any college.7

This unit covers:

--Music Education, Council for Research in (1974)


1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 16th Report, March 8, 1892, p. 205; 18th Report, March 12, 1895, pp. 73, 77; June 11, 1895, pp. 95-96, 102; 19th Report, June 9, 1897, pp. 124-25.

2. Catalogs and Registers, 1897-98, pp. 135-37.

3. Ibid., 1922-23, p. 116.

4. Board of Trustees Transactions, 36th Report, March 12, 1931, p. 186-87.

5. Catalogs and Registers, 1940-41, p. 167; Undergraduate Study Catalog, 1953-54, p. 130.

6. Undergraduate Study Catalog, 1973-75, p. 259.

7. Ibid., 1973-75, p. 259.

Subject/Index Terms

Music, School of

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Item 1: Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 1989-2009Add to your cart.
Volumes 100-180
Item 2: Symposium in Music Education: A Festschrift for Charles Leonhard, 1982Add to your cart.
Edited by Richard Colwell
Item 3: Custom and Cherishing: The Arts in Elementary Schools, 1987-1990Add to your cart.
By, Robert Stake, Liora Bresler, Linda Mabry and with assistance from Nancy Ellis
Item 4: Institutional Directory of Approved Music Education Dissertations in Progress, 1985Add to your cart.
Edited by Richard J. Colwell with assistance from Karel Lidral
Item 5: List of Approved Doctoral Dissertations in Progress in Music Education, 1979Add to your cart.
Approved Doctoral Dissertations in Progress in Music Education as of January 1, 1979

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