Music Facilities: Building, Equipping, and Renovating
This book provides guidelines for the music director, architect, and others in designing and constructing new music facilities or remodeling existing ones. It deals with music facilities at all educational levels and is concerned with the location, design, and size of the facilities; storage and auxiliary space provided; auditoriums and music shells; and equipment placed in those facilities. Additionally, it contains sample floor plans and photographs of recently completed facilities, and a bibliography of additional references. An appendix offers excerpts from "Opportunity-to-Learn Standards for Music Instruction: Grades Pre-K-12." (GR)
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Preface to the 1975 edition
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