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Master of Arts (M.A.)


Conservatory of Music

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Music has, at least to a certain degree, established itself among the subject matter of modern-day school curricula. Its position is probably most precarious in our Junior High School system. Although the Junior High is by no means a recent innovation, it is a controversial one. and is still somewhat in an experimental stage in many respects. Music instruction, particularly, is greatly affected by this profound influence upon the instructional work of the seventh, eighth and ninth grades that the Junior High division has given. John W. Beattie has put it the way:



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