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Aural Skills I-Iv (Ksu), Jeffrey Yunek, Benjamin Wadsworth Oct 2018

Aural Skills I-Iv (Ksu), Jeffrey Yunek, Benjamin Wadsworth

Fine Arts Grants Collections

This Grants Collection for Aural Skills I-IV was created under a Round Ten ALG Textbook Transformation Grant. The course transformation included the creation and revision of materials on the instructors' Free Music Dictations website.

Affordable Learning Georgia Grants Collections are intended to provide faculty with the frameworks to quickly implement or revise the same materials as a Textbook Transformation Grants team, along with the aims and lessons learned from project teams during the implementation process.

Documents are in .pdf format, with a separate .docx (Word) version available for download. Each collection contains the following materials:

  • Linked Syllabus
  • Initial Proposal
  • Final ...


Teaching Low Brass, Steven Maxwell Jan 2018

Teaching Low Brass, Steven Maxwell

NPP eBooks

The purpose of this textbook is to provide resourses about teaching low brass instruments to music educators and future music educators. The book was developed by the author as part of the open/alternative textbook initiative at Kansas State University. It Is the textbook used for the Kansas State University course Music 239-Low Brass Techniques and Materials.

The textbook focuses on two areas: basic information including pedagogical material for teaching low brass students and low brass etudes. The information is divided into several categories including brass history, the overtone series, general intonation tendencies, embouchure, instruments and equipment, literature, maintenance, vibrato ...


A Content Analysis Of Select Universities' Undergraduate Percussion Audition Repertoire Requirements, Joe Miller, Brian S. Mason May 2016

A Content Analysis Of Select Universities' Undergraduate Percussion Audition Repertoire Requirements, Joe Miller, Brian S. Mason

Celebration of Student Scholarship Posters Archive

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Syntagma Musicum Ii: De Organographia, Parts Iii – V With Index, Michael Praetorius, Quentin Faulkner Trans. & Ed. Aug 2014

Syntagma Musicum Ii: De Organographia, Parts Iii – V With Index, Michael Praetorius, Quentin Faulkner Trans. & Ed.

Zea E-Books

Michael Praetorius (1571–1621) achieved distinction as a practicing musician: as organist and Kapellmeister at Wolfenbüttel, Dresden and Magdeburg, and (in his later years) by incessant travel to fulfill commissions at various central German courts. Amid his travels Praetorius found time to publish an impressive series of collections of musical compositions, in all more than a thousand works. Praetorius’s three-volume Syntagma musicum (Musical Encyclopedia) belongs to the last years of his life. Volume I, Musicae artis analecta (1614/15, in Latin), treats principles and practices of religious music, from a decidedly Lutheran perspective. Volume II, De organographia (1619, in ...


Musica Mechanica Organoedi • Musical Mechanics For The Organist, Jacob Adlung, Johann Lorenz Albrecht, Johann Friedrich Agricola, Quentin Faulkner Oct 2011

Musica Mechanica Organoedi • Musical Mechanics For The Organist, Jacob Adlung, Johann Lorenz Albrecht, Johann Friedrich Agricola, Quentin Faulkner

Zea E-Books

This is the first English translation of Musica mechanica organoedi, originally published in Berlin in 1768. Its author Jacob Adlung (1699-1762) was a musician and scholar and organist at the Predigerkirche in Erfurt.

The Musica mechanica organoedi focuses primarily on the organ, from the perspective of the information an organist might need to know about the instrument; specifically, it encompasses the following:

• an evaluation, from an 18th-century perspective, of earlier works on its subject: Praetorius, Werkmeister, Mattheson, Niedt, Kircher and others

• an appreciation of the organ: its value and regard

• the history of the organ

• a thorough description of all ...


Volume 75, Number 05 (May-June 1957), Guy Mccoy May 1957

Volume 75, Number 05 (May-June 1957), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Josef Hofmann, 1876-1957

Igor Stravinsky, Approaching his 75th Birthday, is Truly a Colossus of Modern Music

Music in the High School Gym

Good Vocal Habits (interview with Renata Tebaldi)

What Power Professional Criticism

Thalberg's Erard: A Discovery

An Intriguing Account of the Various Operational Details Requiring Careful Attention . . . Behind the Opera Curtain

Books on American Music: A Selected Bibliography

Music in the Schools

Choral Potential From the Baroque Era

Music to Link Mankind: The Story of the Formation of an Important Body Having to Do with International Relations


Volume 75, Number 04 (April 1957), Guy Mccoy Apr 1957

Volume 75, Number 04 (April 1957), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Folk Music and Art Music

Playing with Orchestra (interview with Alec Templeton)

Community Solves its Music Crisis: The Inspiring Story of The Bronx Symphony

Orchestra Genius Lies in the Individual

Miniature Opera from Salzburg

Kostelanetz on Conducting, Conductors and Batons

Drama in Song: A Discussion of the Importance of Clear Enunciation on the Part of Singers

A Glimpse of the Inner Workings of One of the Largest Summer Music Camps is Gained from These Day to Day Entries . . . From the Music Camp Office

Henry Cowell—Musician and Citizen, Part 3

Richard Rodgers on Current Trends in Popular Music


Volume 75, Number 03 (March 1957), Guy Mccoy Mar 1957

Volume 75, Number 03 (March 1957), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Hail and Farewell to The Grand Old Man of Music Confusion

Confounded: An Objective Explanation of Some Frequently Perplexing Musical Terms

Singing Must be Natural (interview with Victoria de los Angeles)

Music's Part in Social Integration

Mariachis of Mexico

Henry Cowell—Musician and Citizen, Part 2

Music in the Schools High School Symphony Orchestra . . . How It Is Made

New Studio


Volume 75, Number 02 (February 1957), Guy Mccoy Feb 1957

Volume 75, Number 02 (February 1957), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

International Aspect of Folk Music

Candlelight Concerts in Colonial Williamsburg

Don't Shy Away From Adult Beginners

Singing on Television (interview with Lois Hunt) Impressions of Musical Education in the United States

Henry Cowell—Musician and Citizen Shape Notes, New England Music and White Spirituals, Part 2

We Can Co-operate

Staccatos for the Sightless New Vistas in Music Programming for Radio


Volume 75, Number 01 (January 1957), Guy Mccoy Jan 1957

Volume 75, Number 01 (January 1957), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Philadelphia's Academy of Music . . . One Hundredth Anniversary

Story of Roy Harris—American Composers, Part 2

Some Impressions of Music Education in Japan

Louis Moreau Gottschalk—First American Concert-Pianist

Shape Notes, New England Music and White Spirituals

Approach to Chopin's Etudes (interview with Ruth Slenczynska)

Music in the Schools

Madrigal Group is Fun Composer, Conductor, Comedian . . . That's Jackie Gleason

American School Music: An Assessment


Volume 74, Number 10 (December 1956), Guy Mccoy Dec 1956

Volume 74, Number 10 (December 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Obituary - Guy Maier (1890-1956)

Béla Bartók and Hungarian Folk Music

Story of Roy Harris—American Composer

Cradle of Music: A Brief Visit to One of the Most Interesting of Old-World Music Publishing Houses

Some Basic Issues in Music Education

Operas of Hugo Weisgall


Volume 74, Number 09 (November 1956), Guy Mccoy Nov 1956

Volume 74, Number 09 (November 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Carl Orff's Musical Theatre

World Ballad of Bady Doe

Responsibility of Music Education to Music—A Reply

Opera for all America: Chandler Cowles, General Manager of NBC Opera Company, Outlines His Ideas Concerning the Project


Volume 74, Number 08 (October 1956), Guy Mccoy Oct 1956

Volume 74, Number 08 (October 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Folk Music in Civilization

In Memorium - Mrs. Eduard MacDowell (1857-1956)

Wallingford Riegger—Composer and Pedagog

Loring Club

Bach of High Fidelity (interview with Robert D. Darrell)

Glenn Gould, A Début and a Personality


Volume 74, Number 07 (September 1956), Guy Mccoy Sep 1956

Volume 74, Number 07 (September 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music in Focus

Responsibility of Music Education to Music

Music in the American Wilderness

Picture Painted in Sound: Alden B. Dow Creates a New Art Visualizing Music

Pianist's Page

Waltz and Brahms' Opus 39


Volume 74, Number 06 (July-August 1956), Guy Mccoy Jul 1956

Volume 74, Number 06 (July-August 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music in Focus

Daylight and Darkness: Robert Schumann and the Years after Leipzig

Lieder Singer (interview with Irmgard Seefried)

Charles E. Ives, Part Two

Robert Schumann: Across the Years


Volume 74, Number 05 (May-June 1956), Guy Mccoy May 1956

Volume 74, Number 05 (May-June 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Charles E. Ives . . . A Composer With Something to Say

Music, Music Everywhere: A Resume of the Most Important Festivals that Take Place this Summer in European Music Learning to Learn Bach (interview with Rosalyn Tureck)

Diction in Singing, Part 2


Volume 74, Number 04 (April 1956), Guy Mccoy Apr 1956

Volume 74, Number 04 (April 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Music Educators National Conference

In Memorium: Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956)

Personal Memories of Cortot as Artist and Teacher

Diction in Singing

National Interscholastic Music Activities Commission

MTNA in Action Music in Focus National Federation of Music Clubs . . . America's Most Far-Flung Musical Organization

Phi Mu Alpha (Professional Music Fraternity) . . . What it is and What it Does

National Association of Teachers of Singing

Story of Sigma Alpha Iota

Stepping Stones to West Point (interview with John A. Davis, Jr.)


Volume 74, Number 03 (March 1956), Guy Mccoy Mar 1956

Volume 74, Number 03 (March 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

They Make Music Wherever They Go

Southpaw Solo Flight

Preparing a Career in Opera (interview with Joseph Rosenstock)

Porgy and Bess in Moscow

Boys Like to Sing!

Through Their Music They Build Democracy


Volume 74, Number 02 (February 1956), Guy Mccoy Feb 1956

Volume 74, Number 02 (February 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Inside the Paris Opéra

Music in Focus

Georges Enesco, As I Knew Him

People's Music School in Sweden

Timeless Turntable: A Most Interesting Review of the Development in the Recording Field Since the Coming of the LP Era


Volume 74, Number 01 (January 1956), Guy Mccoy Jan 1956

Volume 74, Number 01 (January 1956), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

What Was Mozart's Playing Like?

Creative Contrast in Mozart Mozart Bicentennial: A Partial Listing of Programs Honoring This Event For the Coming Year

Caring for the Voice (interview with Cesare Siepi)

Tape Recorder in the Music Room: Suggestions for the Use of Recording Equipment in the Educational Field

In the Steps of Mozart: A Brief Look at the Master's Life and Times as They Affected His Creative Output

Bartók, the Teacher—As I Knew Him


Volume 73, Number 12 (December 1955), Guy Mccoy Dec 1955

Volume 73, Number 12 (December 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

I Heard the Bells

Christmas Concerts at Grand Central

It Shouldn't be a Battle (interview with Otto Harbach)

Soviet Russia's Top Pianist Makes Sensational Début in America

To Cosima—With Love

Great Church Rebuilds Its Organ

Orchestra in the Daily Life of Your School

Music Postage Bill Passes Senate


Volume 73, Number 11 (November 1955), Guy Mccoy Nov 1955

Volume 73, Number 11 (November 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Vienna State Opera Re-opens

More Than Teaching (interview with Lotte Lehmann)

Musical Tour Through Europe Boris Goldovsky's New

Deal in Opera Trends in Piano Playing (interview with Benno Moiseiwitsch)


Volume 73, Number 10 (October 1955), Guy Mccoy Oct 1955

Volume 73, Number 10 (October 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Folk Music in Civilization

In Memorium - Mrs. Eduard MacDowell (1857-1956)

Wallingford Riegger—Composer and Pedagog

Loring Club

Bach of High Fidelity (interview with Robert D. Darrell)

Glenn Gould, A Début and a Personality


Volume 73, Number 09 (September 1955), Guy Mccoy Sep 1955

Volume 73, Number 09 (September 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

The Messrs R and H

Utah's Singing Ambassadors of Good Will

Carl Sandburg, the Musician

Eugène d'Albert Reveals How Liszt Prepared for Scales

Music vs. Guns

Orchestra Member's Check List

Highly Significant Step (editorial)

Requirements for an Artistic Career (interview with Joseph Szigeti)

Contemporary Music—An Essential Part of the School Music Program


Volume 73, Number 08 (August 1955), Guy Mccoy Aug 1955

Volume 73, Number 08 (August 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Golden Age Grandee

Playing Piano Duets Can Be Fascinating

California Women's Symphony Orchestra: The Intriguing Story of the Orchestra That is at Present Considered the Oldest in the United States

Acoustics and the Organist

World's Largest Piano Class

Making of Music, Part 2

Values in Ballet Study (interview with Mia Stavenska)

Why Minor Signatures?


Volume 73, Number 07 (July 1955), Guy Mccoy Jul 1955

Volume 73, Number 07 (July 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Toward Greater Piano Pleasures (interview with Alec Templeton)

Appreciation Through Participation

Making of Music

What Do You Want from Piano Lessons?

Rewards of a Successful Musical Career (interview with Richard Crooks)

Story of the National Ballet of Canada On the Threshold:The Emergence of the Symphonic Band

Success Lies in Service (interview with Gregor Piatigorsky)

Pianist's Page

Outstanding Compositions of the Year: Some of the Best Educational Publications of 1955


Volume 73, Number 06 (June 1955), Guy Mccoy Jun 1955

Volume 73, Number 06 (June 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music Al Fresco

Education of a Pianist

Music and Religious Drama

Carlos Chávez, Mexico's Mr. Music

Delightful Delusion: A Dramatic Account of Specific Ways on Which Music and Its Sister Art, the Dance, are Used Singing City

Sunnybank Quintet

World's Most Widely Sung Tune

Staging: Part Three—Operettas and Light Operas

Kayser Studies, Part 3: An Analysis of the Last Twelve

Ivory Towers are Boring: The Thrilling Story of the Aspen (Colorado) Music School How Can We Hold Our Adolescent Pupils?

Memoir of a Prince of Pianists: A Touching Incident of the Closing Days of the Immortal Ignace ...


Volume 73, Number 05 (May 1955), Guy Mccoy May 1955

Volume 73, Number 05 (May 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Problems of the Operatic Conductor (interview with Alberto Erede)

Musical Experience of the Classroom Teacher

Universal Appeal of Sir William Walton's First Opera

Development of Pianism (interview with Robert Casadesus)

Does Practice Make Perfect?

Music and the Mails

Youth Made the Challenge


Volume 73, Number 04 (April 1955), Guy Mccoy Apr 1955

Volume 73, Number 04 (April 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Music Festivals Abroad this Summer

Soloist with Toscanini (interview with Herva Nelli)

Beethoven of Bonn

Xaver Scharwenka—A Great Artist and Teacher

Two Centuries of Trombones

Music in the Little Red Schoolhouse

Birthday Bells for Bell

Kayser Studies: An Analysis of the Second Twelve


Volume 73, Number 03 (March 1955), Guy Mccoy Mar 1955

Volume 73, Number 03 (March 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 5th ed.—A Review

Question of Touch (interview with Jan Smeterlin)

National Association of Schools of Music

Interpretation of the Religious Folk-Songs of the American Negro

My First Meeting with Bartók

Chorale That's Different

Eastern Music Camp

Common Sense Planning for the School Orchestra

Immortality of Melody (an editorial)