Sunday, October 30, 2016

Music Education

Sources For Music Education



STUDIES AND RESEARCH
from Northwestern University summarizing the lab research of Dr. Nina Kraus
The Music Instinct - PBS documentary and Interactive site, based on the book by Philip Ball

Behavioral and Neural Correlates of Executive Functioning in Musicians and-Non Musicians June 2014
Improved effectiveness of performance monitoring in amateur instrumental musicians , September 2013

Status Report: Music in the Edina Public Schools. April 2004. - the seminal financial and pedagogical argument for keeping music programs in schools.

ORGANIZATIONS

Minnesota High School Music Listening Contest - Involves over 1,000 of the brightest students in Minnesota - A challenging contests which covers, history, writing skills, spelling, and of course 2,500 years of Repertoire.
TEACHING MATERIALS
MUSIC HISTORY
Overview of Western Music History (from Ancient Greece -> Present)
Essays on the Origins of Western Music - David Whitwell
Thesuarus Musicarum Latinarum - Source readings in music spanning 3rd thru 17th Centuries CE.
Keeping Score Interactive - 6 Famous Orchestral Compositions
Digital J.S. Bach - Canons, Fugues and more
Listening to Music with Craig Wright. Yale Courses Online (Youtube videos)

Science Appreciation and the Study of Music http://www.christianmcguire.com/2015/12/science-appreciation-and-study-of-music.html
Esperanza Spalding describing Ancient Greek Music Theory - i.e. the origin of Science




MUSIC THEORY & AURAL SKILLS
Aural Skills Training
Music Theory Online
Online Chromatic Tuner (Java app) 

SCORES and STREAMING
International Music Score Library Project
 (public domain music scores)

KSJN 99.5 - Classical Music Streaming from Minnesota Public Radio
A Treasury of Early Music - Online Streaming Medieval, Renaissance, Early Baroque (ca. 800-1650)
Baroque 24/7 - Online Streaming Baroque Era (1600-1750)
Contemporary Classical - Online Streaming of 20th and 21st Century Music. (ca. 1900 - present)

SUGGESTED READING
Primary

Aurelius Augustinus. De musica liber VI. Studia Latina Stockholmiensia, 147. ed. and critical English translation by Martin Jacobsson  Stockholm:  Almqvist & Wiksell, 2002. 

Boethius. Fundamentals of Music. Translated with introduction by Calvin M.
Bower and edited by Claude V. Palisca. New HavenYale University
Press, [1989].

Galilei, Vincenzo. Dialogue on Ancient and Modern Music. translated and introduction by Claude V. Palisca. Yale University Press. 2003.

Masi, Michael. Boethian Number Theory: A Translation of the De Instituione
Arithmetica.  Rodopi: Amsterdam, 1983.

Secondary

Wagner, David L., "The Seven Liberal Arts and Classical Scholarship." In The Seven Liberal Arts in the Middle Ages; edited by David L. Wagner. 1-31. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1983.

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