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JAMB Recommended Textbooks for Music

What are the JAMB Recommended Textbooks for Music? If you are interested in Music textbooks recommended by JAMB for use in preparing for JAMB examination especially for Music subject then this post will benefit you.

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Sequel to the information provided above, let me quickly make an announcement to all JAMB candidates who will be writing Music in the upcoming JAMB examination that the recommended textbooks to be used in preparing for Music is now available.

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JAMB Recommended Textbooks For Music

Let us go straight to the point; the JAMB recommended textbooks for Music are:

Akpabot, S. E. (1986).Foundation of Nigerian Traditional Music, Ibadan: Spectrum.

Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (1958).Rudiments and Theory of Music,London.

Cole, W. (1969).The Form of Music, London: The Associated Board of the Royal Schoolsof Music.

Echezona, W. W. C. (1981). Nigerian Musical Instruments, Enugu: Apollo Publishing Ltd.

Ekwueme, L. (1993).Choir Training and Choral Conducting for Africans, Lagos: Lenaus Advertising and Publishing Company.

Holst, I. (1963).An ABC of Music, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hosier, (1961).Instruments of the Orchestra Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hunt, R. (1960).Elements of Music.

Inanga, A. (1993).Music for Secondary Schools Vols. I and II, Ibadan: Spectrum

Kamien, R. (1990). Music: An Appreciation,London: McGraw –Hill Publishing Company.

Kennedy, M. (1985).The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, (Third Edition), London: Oxford University Press.

Kitson, C. H. (1978).Elementary Harmony Book 2,London: Oxford University Press.

Kofoworola, Z. O. And Lateef, Y. (1987). Hausa performing Arts and Music,Lagos:Nigeria Magazine.

Lovelock, W. (1953).A Concise History of Music,London: Bell and Hyman.

Lovelock, W.(1996).The Rudiments of Music, London. G. Bell and sons Limited.

Machlis, J. (1977). The Enjoyment of Music,New York: W.W. Norton.

Mensah, A. A. (Undated) Folksongs for Schools, Accra.Morris, R. O. (1974).The Oxford Harmony, Vol. I, London: Oxford University Press.

Nketia, J. H. (1974).African Music,New York: W. W. Norton Company.

Palmer, K. (1965).Teach Yourself Music, London: The English University Press Limited.Reed, H. O. (1954).Basic Music: A Basic Theory Text, New York:, N. Y. Mills Music Inc.

Taylor, E. (1989).The Guide to Music Theory,London: The Associated Board of The Royal School of Music.

Warburton, A.O. (1955).Graded Music Course for Schools, Books I –III, London: Longman

That is all we have for JAMB recommended textbooks for Music; if you want to know the topics you can read in JAMB for Music, See JAMB Syllabus for Music here.


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