A descriptive analysis of bugles, and a survey determining their prevalence and status in the public schools of Massachusetts.
Soracco, Joseph P
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Soracco, J. P., A Descriptive Analysis of Bugles and A Survey Determining Their Prevalence and Status in The Public Schools of Massachusetts. Unpublished M.M.Ed. Thesis, Boston University College of Music, 1953. Problem: To define modern bugles and to determine, by a survey of instrumental directors, the prevalence of bugles and their status in public school instrumental music in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Scope and limitations of study: 1. Written responses were secured by a two-part inquiry form of 29 questions. 2. Number of instrumental directors questioned: 101, representing all the counties in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 3. Correspondence was carried on with music publishers, manufacturers of musical instruments, and other authoritative sources influencing the development of instrumental music. 4. A thorough investigation of existing literature pertaining to bugles and their use in public school instrumental music was conducted.
Thesis (M.M.E.)--Boston University