Sarah Anna Glover : nineteenth-century music education pioneer /

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Lanham : Lexington Books,, United States, p.1 online resource (vii, 349 pages) (2020)



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(OCoLC)fst01030347, (OCoLC)fst01030603, (OCoLC)fst01080772, (OCoLC)fst01152534, (OCoLC)fst01178180, 19th century., Biography., England, England., fast, History, Instruction and study, Instruction and study., Music, Music teachers, Music teachers., Psalmody, Psalmody., Tonic sol-fa., Women music teachers, Women music teachers.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction -- The Early Life and Ideas of Sarah Glover -- First Music Education Experiments -- Advice from an old friend -- The German Canons and the Sol-fa Tune Book -- The Norwich Solfa Fully Worked Out -- The Solfa Harmonicon with Rotary Cylinder -- Teaching the Norwich Solfa -- Glover's Fascination with Prismatic Colour and Natural Theology -- Support and Criticism -- Good Works -- John Curwen Takes Hold of Miss Glover's Method -- Curwen's Modifications and Management -- An Uneasy Truce -- Collegial Correspondence with John Hullah -- Semi-Retirement -- New Lodgings -- The Friction Continues -- The Final Years -- Rewriting History."This book explores the life and pedagogy of Sarah Anna Glover, the female music education pioneer of congregational singing (psalmody) and singing in nineteenth-century schools. Jane Southcott analyzes Glover's methods, history, and memory, and works to correct inaccuracies and misrepresentations that have emerged since Glover's death"--Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 16, 2019).