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Swedish Textbooks in the Mason-McConathy Collection

Sondra Wieland Howe and Judy Elizabeth Thönell
Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education
No. 153/154, The 19th International Society for Music Education, ISME Research Seminar, Gothenburg, Sweden. School of Music, University of Gothenburg, August 3-9, 2002 (Summer - Fall, 2002), pp. 23-29
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40319136
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Abstract

The United States music educator Luther Whiting Mason collected European music textbooks during his travels. This paper focuses on fourteen songbooks published in Stockholm, Sweden, (1869-81) as a means of understanding Swedish music education in the late-nineteenth century. The five editors of songbooks in the Mason-McConathy Collection were active as composers, conductors, and professors in higher education. Adolf Fredrik Lindblad and Johan August Soderman were important composers in the development of Swedish lieder. Lars August Lundh and Fredrik Sandberg produced many songbooks for children and older students. Songs for men's chorus are found in an anonymous manuscript, and collections edited by Soderman and Sven Peter Westerstrand. The Swedish books in the Mason-McConathy Collection were written for public schools, community choirs, and home use. They contain unison and part songs by Scandinavian and German composers, but no material on music theory and sightreading. Mason used many of these songs, in English translation, in his American publications.

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