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ISME Website History Standing Committee IHME Homepage GENERAL REFERENCES ON THE HISTORY OF MUSIC EDUCATION   Compiled by Robin Stevens The following is a representative bibliography of general sources of information about the history and philosophy of music education: Cox, Gordon, and Robin Stevens. The Origins and Foundations of Music Education: Cross-Cultural Historical Studies of Music in Compulsory Education. London: Continuum, 2010. Dickinson, Peter (ed), Bernarr Rainbow on Music: Memoirs and Selected Writings. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2010. Fend, Michael & Noiray, Michel (eds), Musical Education in Europe 1770-1914. 2 vols. Berlin: BWV, 2005. Mark, Michael L., Source Readings in Music Education History. New York: Schirmer Books 1982. Murray, R.E.Jr, Weiss, S.F. & Cyrus, C.J. (eds), Music Education in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Bloomington: University of Indiana, 2010. Rainbow, Bernarr . Music in Educational Thought and Practice: A Survey from 800 BC. Aberystwythe, Wales: Boethius Press, 1989. Rainbow, Bernarr (ed), Four Centuries of Music Teaching Manuals 1518-1932. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2009. In addtion, there are many general references (as well as references specific to the United States of Amercia) that have been published in the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education. An index of articles published in JHRME, last updated in April 2010, is accessible as PDF file by clicking on the following icon: ISME Website History Standing Committee IHME Homepage Copyright  2014 History Standing Committee, International Society for Music Education (ISME)