Nineteenth Century Graded Vocal Series

  title={Nineteenth Century Graded Vocal Series},
  author={Robert W. John},
A LTHOUGH WELL OVER one hundred different school music books were published between 1830 and the Civil War, it was not until the years immediately following the war that the first graded series of school vocal instruction books appeared.1 With the inception of the graded series, a national standard of vocal instruction in our schools was established. By the beginning of the second half of the twentieth century, more than eighty-five such series had been published for American schools. The… CONTINUE READING