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Music: Reference Resources
This library guide will help you find articles, books, scores, and sound recordings.
This is a series of Reference books that are located electronically in ebook format and in print on the 6th floor. They include information on a variety of musicians from Gospel to Punk. This is a good resource for locating 20th and 21st century musicians.
Remixing the Classroom by Randall Everett AllsupIn a delightfully self-conscious philosophical "mash-up," Randall Everett Allsup provides alternatives for the traditional master-apprentice teaching model that has characterized music education. By providing examples across the arts and humanities, Allsup promotes a vision of education that is open, changing, and adventurous at heart. He contends that the imperative of growth at the core of all teaching and learning relationships is made richer, though less certain, when it is fused with a student's self-initiated quest. In this way, the formal study of music turns from an education in teacher-directed craft and moves into much larger and more complicated fields of exploration. Through vivid stories and evocative prose, Randall Everett Allsup advocates for an open, quest-driven teaching model that has repercussions for music education and the humanities more generally.