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The Trombone in Children's Literature: A Survey and Contribution

Abstract Literature is an important source for children to learn about many aspects of life, including music, and, more specifically, the trombone as a special type of musical instrument. The project at hand seeks to encourage the introduction of the trombone to young children through books and stories in which the instrument is featured prominently. Seven such books by various authors are identified and analyzed, and a study guide for each is presented. In addition, a brief history of children’s literature and a discussion of its use in the music classroom provide context for these seven books as well as any music-themed literature. Finally, the centerpiece of this project is the creation of a new book intended for children and featuring the tromb... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Rozanski, Emily Marie (Author) / Yeo, Douglas (Advisor) / Holbrook, Amy (Committee member) / Schmidt, Margaret (Committee member) / Swoboda, Deanna (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Music education / Books / Children / Children's Literature / Literature / Music / Trombone
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 109 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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