Sight-Reading and Ear-Playing Abilities as Related to Instrumental Music Students

  title={Sight-Reading and Ear-Playing Abilities as Related to Instrumental Music Students},
  author={John R. Luce},
  journal={Journal of Research in Music Education},
  pages={101 - 109}
  • John R. Luce
  • Published 1 July 1965
  • Education
  • Journal of Research in Music Education
DURING THE LAST forty-five years attempts have been made to devise tests of musical talent which have been used with varying degrees of success. These include such standardized music tests as those developed by Seashore (8), Mosher (6), Gildersleeve (2), and Kwalwasser-Dykema (4). Only a few ewerimental studies, such as that by Ottmann (7), have been made coincident with the construction of these tests. Farnsworth ( 1 ) has attempted to write about musical talent and growth based upon empirical… 

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