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Writing the History of Opera  

Philip Gossett

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Nov 2014
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Apr 2015
Chapter 47 begins with a discussion of the question, “What Is Opera?” for the purpose of defining a platform for the historiography of opera. It then explores theories of genre, criticism, ... More

“Years in Prison”: Giuseppe Verdi and Censorship in Pre-Unification Italy  

Francesco Izzo

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Apr 2015
This chapter examines censorship in pre-unification Italy by focusing on opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. Before explaining how Verdi’s thorough involvement in the creative process of his ... More

You Gotta Fight the Power: The Place of Music in Social Justice Education  

Gloria Ladson-Billings

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Dec 2015
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May 2016
The tradition of music and song in freedom and liberation movements is a long one. However, each generation begins to craft new songs and new music to address its own social context and ... More

“You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught”: Oscar Hammerstein’s Influence on Sondheim  

Dominic Symonds

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Jun 2014
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Jun 2014
This chapter explores some of the influence Sondheim’s mentor Oscar Hammerstein II may have had on the composer. With close analysis of the ways in which lyric patterning guided the ... More

The Young Singer  

Kenneth H. Phillips, Jenevora Williams, and Robert Edwin

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
Development of the singing voice is especially important for the young. Those who learn to sing early reap a lifetime of benefits, which, in addition to developing aesthetic awareness, ... More

The Youth Choir  

Joy Hill

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Jan 2016
Youth choirs provide a unique opportunity for young people to develop as musicians. In order to highlight perspectives regarding possible elements that are significant in creating ... More

Youth Culture and Secondary Education  

Randall Everett Allsup, Heidi Westerlund, and Eric Shieh

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
Music teachers and researchers are looking more closely at the young people in their classrooms, as if in response or in reaction to increasing diversity and globalization. Relevance is no ... More

Youth Empowerment and Transformative Music Engagement  

Susan O'Neill

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Dec 2015
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May 2016
As youth are increasingly braiding, blending, and blurring learning spaces, modes, structures and practices, they are transforming their music engagement in ways that are increasingly ... More

Youth Music at the Yakama Nation Tribal School  

Robert Pitzer

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Dec 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses the history of the Yakama Nation and the musical lives of four youths involved in the traditional music program offered by the Yakama Nation Tribal School (YNTS). ... More

Youth Orchestras  

Margaret Kartomi

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
Youth orchestras are central to the music education of tens of thousands of children and teenagers throughout the world, yet studies of their social function, cultural significance, and ... More

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