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American educational non-profit organization of women dedicated to the practice and advancement of barbershop harmony. Sweet Adelines, Incorporated— “International” became part of the name in 1991—was founded in 1945 in Tulsa, Oklahoma by Edna Mae Anderson. Inspired by the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America (now the ...

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Rita H. Mead

Estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, site of an international festival of music and the Tanglewood Music Center (Berkshire Music Center until 1985). The festival began in 1934 in neighbouring Interlaken as a series of open-air concerts by members of the New York PO under Henry Hadley. The Boston SO played its first Berkshire Festival concerts in ...

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Carolyn Livingston

Symposium convened by the Music Educators National Conference in the summer of 1967 at the Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, Massachusetts. National leaders from diverse backgrounds discussed issues concerning music in American society. The resulting Tanglewood Declaration calls for music to be placed at the core of the school curriculum and sets forth eight focus principles for music education....

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University in Philadelphia. It has had a school of music since 1913; see Philadelphia, §6. It held an annual music festival at Ambler, near Philadelphia, from 1967 to 1980.

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University in Austin.

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German aristocratic family of patrons of music . They lived in the Low Countries, Frankfurt and especially in Regensburg (from 1748). Carl Alexander (prince, 1773–97) was the composer of a sinfonia and keyboard music, now in D-Rtt , where the Thurn und Taxis Hofkapelle and Hoftheater library are preserved....

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The original name of the Eitz method.

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London conservatory founded in 1872. See London, §VIII, 3, (iii).

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University founded in 1834 as the Medical College of Louisiana. Its music department was founded in 1909.

See New orleans; see also Libraries and collections.

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UNESCO  

[United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization]. International organization, the musical activities of which are supervised by the International Music Council.

International Music Council

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A public tertiary education institution accredited to offer BA, MA, and PhD programmes in music, visual arts, and drama. The George Enescu University of Arts (GEUA) is the only university in Romania which offers programmes in all the fundamental arts. There are the following options for graduation: within the field of music are musical performance, musical education, composition, musicology, conducting, and religious music; within the field of visual arts are fine arts, mural arts, design, fashion, conservation and restoration, and history and theory of arts; and within the field of drama are acting, puppet acting, directing, and theatre studies....

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Romanian university based in Bucharest. It traces its origins to the Music and Declamation Conservatory founded in 1864 during the reign of Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza. Originally it made efforts to condense and stabilize a coherent artistic education addressed to both musicians and dramatic artists. Its first directors, Alexandru Flechtenmacher, Eduard Wachmann, and Dimitrie Popovici-Bayreuth, directed their efforts to the make-up of the professorial body in order to attract instructors capable of producing musicians and actors of the highest calibre, and to raising the level of education so that it equalled that of other, comparable European music educational institutions. The school’s activities at the beginning of the 20th century focused on optimizing the educational process, widening the areas of specialization (from piano, violin, and harmony to composition and choral and orchestral studies). In ...

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State university located in Salt lake city.

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William B. Davis

(b Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3 July 1887; d Garden City, NY, 24 Aug 1953). American harpist, music educator, and music therapist of Dutch birth. He received early training in music as a harpist at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, with additional musical studies in Germany. After arriving in the United States in ...

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Phillip M. Hash

Music school founded in Chicago in 1909. The original institution, the VanderCook Cornet School, was established by H(ale) A. VanderCook (b Ann Arbor, MI, 1864; d Allegan, MI, 1949) to train music performers, directors, and teachers. Shortly after World War I, the school began focusing on teacher preparation to meet the growing demand for instrumental music educators in the public schools. In ...

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William McClellan and Karen M. Bryan

(b Haskell County, TX, 2 Sept 1919; d New York, NY, 19 May 2000). American music educator and composer. He attended Baylor University (BM 1940) and the Eastman School of Music (MM 1941, PhD 1952). Waldrop taught at Baylor University (...

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University in Seattle; its school of music was established in 1891.

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Vincent J. Novara

A land-grant institution established in Morgantown in 1867. In 1897 university president Jerome Raymond implemented fine arts studies, including music. Early degrees included teaching certification and an artist diploma; graduate programs were added in 1939. Originally the School of Music, it became a division of the Creative Arts Center in ...

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Nina Davis-Millis

School of music in Princeton, New Jersey. It had its origins in a 60-voice choir at Dayton (Ohio) Westminster Church, formed in 1920 by John Finley Williamson; in 1926 he began to offer training for music directors of Protestant churches. The school moved to Ithaca, New York, in ...

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Conservatory founded in 1878 in Milwaukee.