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Selected Bibliography and Literature Lists


Amoaku, W. African Songs and Rhythms for Children. Folkways Records FC 7844. PHO 1573

Brookhart, Edward. Music in American Higher Education. Warren, Mich. : Harmonie Park
    Press, 1988.   RMU
ML120 U5 B77 1988

Choksy, L.  The Kodaly Context: Creating an Environment for Musical Learning.  Englewood
    Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1981. 
MT1 C536

Choksy, L. The Kodaly Method I: Comprehensive Music Education.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:
    Prentice Hall, 1999.
MT1 .C5365 1999

Choksy, L.  The Kodaly Method II: Folksong to Masterwork.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:
    Prentice Hall, 1999.
MT1 .C5366 1999

Colwell, Richard. Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning.  New York : Schirmer
    Books, 1992.  RMU
MT1 . H138 1992

Dvorak, Tom.  Teaching Music Through Performance in Beginning Band.  Chicago : GIA
    Publications, 2001.
MT125 .T432x 2001

Eosze, L. Zoltan Kodaly: His Life and Work. Boston: Crescendo Publishing, 1962. 
    ML410 K732 E63 1962b

Findlay, E. Rhythm and Movement: Applications of Dalcroze Eurhythmics.  Evanston, IL,
    Summy-Birchard Co., 1971. MT22 F5 1971

Frazee, J. Discovering Orff: A Curriculum for Music Teachers.  Mainz ; New YorK: Schott, 1987. 
MT10 O7x 1987

Higher Education Arts Data Services. Data Summary, Music.  Reston, Va. : Higher Education
Data Services, 1991-2010.  RMU
MT4 .D37

Jacques-Dalcroze, E. Eurhythmics, Art and EducationNew York : Barnes, 1930. MT22 J4 1930a

Kantorski, Vincent.  A Bibliography of Source Readings in Music Education.  Warren, MI. : Harmonie
    Park Press, 1997.
RMU ML128.I64 K36 1997

Kline, Tod F.  Music Today and Every Day: Ready-To-Use Music Lessons & Activities for the Elementary
Paramus, NJ: Parker Publishing, 2001. RMU
MT10 .K56 2001

Kodaly, Z.  77 Two-Part Singing Exercises. New York:  Boosey & Hawkes, 1967.
    MT875 K63x E977 1967

Kodaly, Z. 333 Elementary Exercises in Sight Singing.  London: Boosey and Hawkes, 1963. 
    MT875 K63x E9333 1963

Kodaly, Z.  Pentatonic Music.  London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1969-1972. MT875 K63x P4 1969

Kodaly, Z.  The Selected Writings of Zoltan Kodaly.  London ; New York: Boosey & Hawkes,
ML410 K732 A332

Landis, Beth & Polly Carder.  The Ecletic Curriculum in American Music Education: Contributions
    of Dalcroze, Kodaly, and Orff. 
Washington : Music Educators National
    Conference, 1972.  
MT3 .U5 L33

Madsen, Clifford K, Carol A.Prickett, J. Terry Gates. Applications of Research in Music Behavior
    Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1987.   
MT1 A77 1987

Miles, Richard & Larry Blocher.  Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Chicago : GIA
    Publications, 1997
.    RMU MT125 .T42 1997

Myers, D.  Challenges in Music Education.  Perth, Western Australia: Department of Music,
    University of Western Australia with assistance from the Music Board of the Australia Council,
MT1 I72

Orff, C.  Nursery Rhymes and Songs.  Mainz, B. Schott's SoĢˆhne, New York, Schott Music Corp.
    (Associated Music Publishers), 1961.    
MT810 O738

Phelps, Roger P., et al.   A Guide to Research in Music Education.  Lanham, MD: Scarecrow
    Press, 2005.    RMU 
MT1 .P5 2005

Reimer, Bennett.  Seeking the Significance of Music Education: Essays and Reflections. 
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009. 
    MT1 .R44 2009

Sadler, M.  The Eurhythmics of Jaques-Dalcroze.  Boston, Small, Maynard and Company, 1913.  
    GV463 E8x

Spector, I.   Rhythm and Life: The Work of Emile Jaques Dalcroze.  Stuyvesant, NY : Pendragon
    Press, 1990.  
ML429 J2 S6 1990

Szonyi, E.  Kodaly's Principles in Practice.  London ; New York : Boosey & Hawkes, 1983, c1973.
MT1 S99 1983

Warner, B.  Orff-Schulwerk: Applications for the Classroom.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall,
MT1 W33 1991
Young, P. Zoltan Kodaly: A Hungarian Musician.  Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1976, 1964. 
    ML410 K732 Y7 197

Suggested Call Numbers for Shelf Browsing


M1990-1998 Secular Vocal Music for Children
M2190-2196 Sacred Vocal Music for Children
ML3928-3930 Literature for Children
MT1       General Works on Instruction
MT2.5    Music Study Abroad
MT3-5    History of Instruction and Study
MT5.5-7 Music Theory
MT9-15    Printed Pedagogical Aids
MT9 Examinations, Exercises, etc.
MT10   . Teachers' and Supervisors' Manuals, Etc
MT15 Charts, Diagrams, Etc.
MT17 Music in Special Education
MT18 Music in Colleges and Universities
MT20-34 Systems and Methods
MT35-39 Notation
MT40-67 Compositions.  Elements and Techniques of Music
MT68 Improvisation. Accomapniment. Transposition
MT70-74 Instrumentation and Orchestration
MT75 Interpretation
MT80 Embellishment
MT82 Memorizing
MT85 Conducting.  Score Reading and Playing
MT87 Community Music
MT88 Administation and Instruction of Vocal Groups
MT90-146 Analysis and Appreciation of Musical Works
MT150 Audio Visual Aids
MT155 Music Theory for Children
MT165 Tuning
MT170-810 Instrumental Techniques
MT179-258 Keyboard Instruments
MT259-338 Stringed Instruments, Bowed String Instruments
MT339-533 Wind Instruments
MT539-654 Plucked Instruments
MT655-725 Percussion and Other Instruments
MT728-735   Ensembles
MT737 Motion Picture Accompanying
MT740-810    Instrumental Techniques for Children
MT820-915 Singing and Vocal Technique
MT898-915 Vocal Techniques for Children
MT918-948 School Music
MT920-925 Kindergarten
MT930-948 Elementary Schools. Junior High Schools. High Schools
MT949.5 Whistling
MT950 Music to Accompany Instruction in Ballet, Folk Dancing, Gymnastics, Etc.
MT955-956 Musical Theater