Lowell Mason: A Bio-Bibliography

Hardcover | April 1, 1988

byCarol A. Pemberton

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This comprehensive reference is a study of Lowell Mason, the pioneer music educator and composer/arranger who became known primarily for his wide influence on American musical culture. As in other volumes of the bio-bibliography series, this book features a biographical essay that is both informative and interpretive, summarizing and reflecting upon Mason's life, and providing an overview of his multifaceted career. It offers a detailed catalog of writings by and about Mason, including books and music, sheet music, prose writings, and periodical publications. The annotated entries cover a wide range of valuable information on 19th-century American music, American studies, church music, music education, teacher training programs, music publishing, and instrument manufacturing.

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This comprehensive reference is a study of Lowell Mason, the pioneer music educator and composer/arranger who became known primarily for his wide influence on American musical culture. As in other volumes of the bio-bibliography series, this book features a biographical essay that is both informative and interpretive, summarizing and r...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:219 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 1, 1988Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313258813

ISBN - 13:9780313258817

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?Pemberton is identified as a community college English instructor, but her publications have appeared in music education journals, and her dissertation was on Lowell Mason. She writes from a thorough knowledge of her subject, who was a leading figure in 19th-century American music and a pioneer teacher of music in schools. Pemberton furnishes a list of Mason's 11 monographs and articles, followed by entries for 268 representative writings about him. Detailed annotations are provided. Mason's compositions and published collections of church music are meticulously described. An expansive index of persons, worktitles, and topics concludes the book.?-Choice