The Relation of Normal School Music to Public School Work
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Outline: I. Introduction -- 1. Society a complex system. II. Present status of music in the public schools. --1. Statistics and illustrations. III. Preparation necessary for' grade teachers. --1. Ability to sing easy songs; 2. Ability to read at sight~melody or a harmony part; 3. Mastery of scale construction, key signs, meter. signs, various tonalities, transpositions,etc.; 4. Knowledge of elementary composition; 5. Familiarity with lives of great composers and their works; 6. Discriminating discernment of good music. IV. Reflex action of advanced Normal School status on public school music valuation, and vice versa. V. What shall we do about it?