Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / Biography files collections, Special Collections in Performing Arts
Overview The biography files collection in Special Collections in Performing Arts results from clippings by curators or librarians, or from membership surveys of performing arts organizations with records at the various iterations of the repository. Included in this collection are news clippings from Washington and Baltimore-area newspapers, or clippings found online in other serial publications. The clippings were made by performing artists, educators, or performing arts librarians. The bulk of the...
Overview Charles O. Moody (1927-1989) served as the Music Educators National Conference's (MENC) deputy executive secretary and director of development. His educational background concerns history, secondary education, and school administration. Prior to working with MENC, Moody was a staff consultant and project coordinator on curriculum projects with the California State Department of Education in Sacramento. This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and other documents related to his...
Overview Irma Helen Collins (b. May 15, 1930) is a music educator, musician, and author. She had a long career in collegiate level teaching, and was involved in the creation of the Journal of Music Teacher Education. She is also the author of the Dictionary of Music Education. This collection contains papers, correspondence, photographs, and other media relating to her career in music education.
Overview John Curwen (1816-1880) was an English congregational minister who, later in life, devoted himself to developing and promulgating the Tonic Sol-fa pedagogical method. This method is based on the relationships between pitch-classes in a diatonic key, and replaces traditional notation with solfege syllables; the syllable "do" is assigned to a piece's tonic, thus the term "moveable do." The John Curwen Manuscripts, part of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Historical Center...
Overview Philip Gordon (1894-1983) was a composer, arranger, conductor, and music educator who lived and worked in New Jersey and was active in both state and national music education organizations. The Philip Gordon Papers covers the period from 1924-2005; the bulk of the material dates from 1951-1985. The collection consists of published scores of band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble, choral arrangements and recordings of Gordon's compositions, unpublished scores, financial documents, personal...
Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / Jacklin Bolton Stopp collection of 19th-century American music
Overview The Jacklin Bolton Stopp collection contains materials from 1774 to 1972, with the bulk of the collection dating from approximately 1840 to 1910. Materials include pedagogical musical materials, tune books, other compilations of sacred or secular songs, and sheet music. The collection also includes cantata scores, librettos, hymnals, and music-related books. Most scores and collections of printed music were published in the United States.