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ISME Website ISME History Standing Committee IHME Homepage SARAH ANNA GLOVER (1785-1867) - THE NORWICH SOL-FA METHOD  Glover was born in Norwich where her father became Curate of St Laurence's Church in 1811, She developed a movable solmisation system to help teachers with their teaching of singing. Her method was outlined in here instructional book Scheme for Rendering Psalmody Congregational and was later refined and developed principally by John Curwen.                                                                                                                                                      Sarah Glover (1785-1867)                          References  Norwich Historical Projects. ‘Sarah Ann Glover 1786-1867’ webpage, Norwich People website,  Rainbow, B. (1967), ‘Another Native Pioneer: Sarah Glover’ (Chapter 3) in BernarrRainbow, The Land without Music: Music Education in England 1880-1860 and its Continental Antecedents (Boroough Green, Sevenoaks, Kent: Bovell & Company Limited, 1967), pp. 42-53.  Bennett, P.D. (1984). Sarah Glover: A forgotten pioneer in music education. Journal of Research in Music Education, 22(1), 49-65. Download available at:  Southcott, J. E. (2019), Sarah Anna Glover: Nineteenth Century Music Education Pioneer (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2019). Details at the publisher’s website: Preview chapters are available at ISME Website ISME History Standing Committee IHME Homepage Copyright © 2014 History Standing Committee, International Society for Music Education (ISME)