A History of American Music Education covers the history of American music education, from its roots in Biblical times through recent historical events and trends. It describes the educational, philosophical, and sociological aspects of the subject, always putting it in the context of the history of the United States. It offers complete information on professional organizations, materials, techniques, and personalities in music education.
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Michael L. Mark is the author of several books, including Contemporary Music Education and Source Readings in Music Education History. He is professor emeritus of Towson University where he also served as dean of the Graduate School.
Charles L. Gary was the author of several music education books and executive director of the Music Educators National Conference.
Honoring the legacy of generations of music educators and mapping pathways that guided and advanced the profession, the authors have illuminated how history can inform contemporary practice. The narrative provides compelling testimony for advocating music education that can add depth and meaning to everyday life in the music classroom. A valuable and accessible book that has an important place in the music educator's professional library. (Marie McCarthy )
Mark and Gary's editions of A History of American Music Education are indispensable reading for every music education student, practicing professional music educator, and the general reader who is interested in the development of music teaching in American public schools....A History of American Music Education is a valuable, insightful book. (Journal Of Aesthetic Education )
The third edition of Michael L. Mark and Charles L. Gary's A History of American Music Education sharpens and extends its contents. With its clear, insightful, and thorough overview, it remains the indispensable story of music education in the United States. Mark and Gary's book is required reading for all professional music educators and all who wish to learn of the colorful, eventful development of the largest art education field in American schools. (Reimer, Bennett )
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Book Description Schirmer Books, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 28713656
Book Description Schirmer Books, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028713656
Book Description Schirmer Books, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028713656