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“Our War-Songs” (1864): Popular Song and Music Criticism during the American Civil War
Abstract Popular music journalism during the American Civil War faced two primary challenges: how to talk about war songs objectively in the midst of war, and how to overcome an elitist attitude that
The "Is-Ought" Fallacy and Musicology: The Assumptions of Pedagogy
Many years ago I formulated a presentation that I thought would be an effective way of communicating some of the major issues surrounding Schubert's Heder to my undergraduates.
Classroom Discussion and the Community of Music Majors
Modern theories of teaching and learning recommend that students actively participate in their own education. For the music history teacher this usually means some form of in-class discussion. Yet
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