An Introduction to Scholarship in Music
Today s graduate music students must read and understand a variety of research methods. New disciplines for the musician, such as voice science and other methodologies, demand interdisciplinary research skills and understanding of key concepts. The objective of this book is to introduce graduate music students to the diverse methodologies of research in music including information on basic research materials and aids, procedures for gaining bibliographical control of research topics, and suggestions regarding the use of various information sources. The book also includes chapters to establish a foundation for the understanding of historical, philosophical, ethnomusicological, experimental, and behavioral research methodologies. Above all, there is an emphasis on doing research research applications are outlined to provide experiences in completing projects using the techniques of a particular methodology. This emphasis comprises the basic premise of the book in aiding graduate students to an understanding of the many aspects of music-related research. Appendices in the book include annotated general and music-related bibliographies, a comprehensive list of music and related serials, an outline of library classification systems, and a subject/author index. Cornelia Yarbrough is the Derryl and Helen Haymon Professor of Music Education at Louisiana State University. She was also on the faculty of Syracuse University (1973 1986) where she was awarded the Chancellor's Citation for Exceptional Academic Achievement. She is the recipient of the Music Educators National Conference 1996 Senior Researcher Award and the LSU 2004 Distinguished Research Master of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Award.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
A D N S H R L V H Aesthetics American music analysis Applications of Research artifact bibliographical control bibliography Bruno Nettl catalog Cent Deviation Clifford composers Contemporary Publishing Cornelia Yarbrough culture editions effect Ethnomusicology example experience Eye Contact iemoto independent variable Index instruments International Journal of Music Journal of Research knowledge level of measurement logic Mantle Hood meaning Measuring Musical method methodology Modulated Music Music Behavior Music Education music historiography music history music research music teachers Music Therapy musicians Musicology notation Observation Form participant observation perception performance pitch Psychology of Music Qualitative Research quantitative record Research in Music S E None G S H R L V H S N L scores singers and violinists social sources SP TP ADS style teaching techniques tempo tion TP ADS S E Tuscaloosa University of Alabama University Press