There has been a rising concern over the effect of music on education. Some scholars have conducted research and have reported various effects of music on education. One such scholar is Allan Bloom. According to Bloom, music has a direct impact on the education of children.
The Closing of the American Mind. A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. The work is a critique of American culture and higher education and was considered a landmark in the culture wars of the s. Moreover, the university system has failed in its mission to provide the type of education and humane cultivation that can counter the social decline and anti-intellectualism prevalent in America today.
Allan David Bloom September 14, — October 7, was an American philosopher , classicist , and academician. Bloom championed the idea of Great Books education and became famous for his criticism of contemporary American higher education , with his views being expressed in his bestselling book, The Closing of the American Mind. Allan Bloom was born in Indianapolis, Indiana , in to second-generation Jewish parents who were both social workers. The couple had a daughter, Lucille, two years earlier.
It began slowly and included a few lines sung by Andrew Wall and Hayo Eiben, but the tempo quickly increased with a sound mimicking the crack of a whip and jingle bells provided by high school percussionists Cassie Gillmore and Anna Loes. The song was written for two parts and is noted as having parts for soprano, alto and bass. It was written in , which is the 20th century musical era. It was composed by Nancy Price, who has a bachelor of music and master of music degree in music education. She is widely recognized for being a choral clinician and festival conductor.