MUSIC MEMORY HISTORY
Below are some historical articles about the Music Memory program.
Reference to the first Music Memory Contest held in NYC - for high school students.
High praise given to the 1920 Dallas Music Supervisor - "Each year there is a Music Memory contest such as is nowhere else so far as we learn." High School students studied 50 music selections!
The association produced a "Book of Proceedings" which was sold to give the details of the Music Memory Contest.
Article detailing how the National Federation of Music Clubs was involved with early Music Memory programs.
Very specific advice from 1925 about how to select the music and run a Music Memory Contest.