Music History Materials

Online Music History Materials


“How Resonances Came to Be”

26 July 2021
Esther Morgan-Ellis

My music appreciation textbook, Resonances: Engaging Music in Its Cultural Context (2020), was born out of an email I received on March 27, 2018. The message came from an adjunct music appreciation instructor at my institution and was addressed to the entire appreciation faculty: Hi Esther and all, I’m wanting to revamp my approach to […]

Music History Musings

30 June 2021
Kristy Swift

“Hear Us, Hear Them: Music History and Thoughtful Change” I love teaching music history and I love working with students. I consider myself extremely fortunate to be surrounded by creative, curious, high-achieving, and precocious students at a prestigious college-conservatory of music that attracts people from all over the world. Don’t get me wrong, for all […]