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The Recorder, Sally Mccarty Apr 1974

The Recorder, Sally Mccarty

Honors Theses

The musical instrument known as the recorder has been used since ancient times. During the earlier periods of music history, the recorder was considered to be as important an instrument as any other, although today it is played mainly as a hobby. Most of the information gathered together in this paper concerning the recorder is the opinion of certain authors and that acquired from my own observations. It is not known how much is based on fact and how much is opinion.


The Analyzation And Production Of Christian Folk Music, Larry M. Grayson, Rodney R. Miller Jan 1973

The Analyzation And Production Of Christian Folk Music, Larry M. Grayson, Rodney R. Miller

Honors Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Methods Of Teaching Piano Technique In Arkansas Member Colleges Of The National Association Of Schools Of Music, Laquinta Barnett Jan 1970

A Study Of Methods Of Teaching Piano Technique In Arkansas Member Colleges Of The National Association Of Schools Of Music, Laquinta Barnett

OBU Graduate Theses

Within the last two centuries several schools of thought have developed on the subject of piano technique. At the end of the eighteenth century piano teachers stressed finger technique with little use of the arm. During the nineteenth century pianists began to use the weight of the arm more in the production of piano tone. In the early 1900s a controversy developed between the advocates of freedom of arms and hands and the more conventional muscular approach.

The purpose of this study was to investigate current methods of teaching piano technique in N. A. S. M. college in Arkansas. Twenty ...


Vocal Techniques, Ginger Murdooh Jan 1969

Vocal Techniques, Ginger Murdooh

Honors Theses

After studying voice for two years, I have fount this general study f vocal techniques to be very educational as well as interesting. When I began the study I was classified as a mezzo-soprano, due to a limited range. Therefore, I was interested mainly in material dealing with the mezzo-soprano voice. During the year, however, my range has increased and, because of the quality of my vice added to this increase in range, I am now beginning to sing more lyric soprano music. Naturally, then, my interest has shifted to the lyric soprano voice, its qualities, tessitura, etc.

I believe ...