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Agricultural Extension Service, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
Music appreciation consists of two essentials, listening to and actual participation in musical expression. Both involve musical experience. Music can hardly be thought of as something to be talked about or taught. It must be experienced. The most musical community is that community which has made music a vital experience in the life of its people. This can be brought about in the rural communities of South Dakota. (See more in text.)
Kohler, H. L. and Wilder, S. Z., "Music Appreciation Programs for Rural Clubs" (1931). SDSU Extension Circulars. 307.