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1 Whitney, AnnetteContemporary American art song: John Alden Carpenter, Charles Edward Ives, Aaron Copland and Ned RoremBefore the songs of these four composers can properly be discussed and their musical ideas understood, there are a few things about the general trends of music composition in America and the American musical culture itself that ought to be understood. Before World War I America imported her art from...1966-08
2 Landvatter, Scott AlanGustav Holst's Savitri Elucidated by Hindu thoughtGustav Holst, throughout his life manifesting a rather mystic penchant, was, in his early career, quite taken with Hindu writings? it was as a result of his studies in Sanskrit that his chamber opera Savitri , Opus 25, emerged in 1908. Based on a story in the Mahabha - rata, the one act opera tells ...Opera; Hindu writings; Music1984-12
3 Hurtado, Jared PaulStudy of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white music teachers' influenceThe purpose of this study was to report: (a) the enrollment of Hispanic and non-Hispanic White music students under the direction of Hispanic and non-Hispanic White music teachers (N=\3), (b) any practically significant differences between the enrollment of Hispanic and non-Hispanic White music st...Music teachers, United States, Influence; Music students, Hispanic American; musicians, Education2008-08
4 Jones, Pamela PalmerThe Fitzwilliam virginal book: historical background and performance practice issuesDuring the reign of Queen Elizabeth I in England in the late sixteenth-early seventeenth centuries, very repressive anti-Catholic laws were enacted by Parliament. Catholicism then became the illegal underground religion of the gentry, sustained primarily by a web of intricate family alliances. The a...Fitzwilliam virginal book; Harpsichord; English; Baroque2009-05
5 Daily, Nels DrueSpheresSpheres in three movements. Convex, Core, Concave by Nels Drue Daily 2008. For 2 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos, B-flat Clarinet and Bass Trombone.2009-05
6 Madsen, Allen AndrewHollywood film music in the secondary performing ensemble: Utah music educators' attitudes and teaching practicesThe purpose of this study was to determine the impact of Hollywood film music on the secondary instrumental music educator in Utah. Ensemble directors must take many factors into account before selecting the pieces they will perform with their students each year. One genre of music that is increasin...Motion picture music2010
7 Iachimciuc, IgorPart I: Sound color in the music of Gyorgy Kurtag, Part II: Leopard's path, thirteen visions for chamber ensembleThe dissertation is in two parts, a theoretical study and a musical composition. In Part I the music of György Kurtág is analyzed from the point of view of sound color. A brief description of what is understood by the term sound color, and various ways of achieving specific coloristic effects, are...Gyorgy Kurtag; Music; Sonorism; Sound color; Timbre; Tone color2010
8 Bidwell, Benjamin RobertThe magician's follyA music score of a ballet for orchestra based on C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia.Ballet; orchestral music2010
9 Bickmore, Isaac LamontFunctions of popular music in the lives of adolescentsThis study determines that a specified group of adolescents' favorite songs fulfill Frith's functions of popular music; (a) to create a type of self-definition; (b) to provide a way of managing the relationship between one's private and public emotional lives; (c) to shape popular memory, organiz...Music and youth; Group identity2010-02-10
10 Electronics to accompany the Feild and Its KnowerSupplementary audio files for Glassett dissertation "Composing with vocal physiology: Extended technique categories and Berio's Sequenza III".Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003. Sequenza III; Extend techniques; Overtones; Vocal physiology2011-03-10
11 Electronics to accompany Little PortraitsSupplementary audio files for Glassett dissertation "Composing with vocal physiology: Extended technique categories and Berio's Sequenza III".Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003. Sequenza III; Extend techniques; Overtones; Vocal physiology2011-03-10
12 Electronics to accompany Late JuneSupplementary audio files for Glassett dissertation "Composing with vocal physiology: Extended technique categories and Berio's Sequenza III".Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003. Sequenza III; Extend techniques; Overtones; Vocal physiology2011-03-10
13 Electronics to accompany At Times She Believed Everything Loved HerSupplementary audio files for Glassett dissertation "Composing with vocal physiology: Extended technique categories and Berio's Sequenza III".Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003. Sequenza III; Extend techniques; Overtones; Vocal physiology2011-03-10
14 Electronics to accompany Ingrid, over Her TidepoolSupplementary audio files for Glassett dissertation "Composing with vocal physiology: Extended technique categories and Berio's Sequenza III."Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003. Sequenza III; Extend techniques; Overtones; Vocal physiology2011-03-10
15 Audio Examples for Paper/AppendixSupplementary audio files for Glassett dissertation "Composing with vocal physiology: Extended technique categories and Berio's Sequenza III".Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003. Sequenza III; Extended techniques; Overtones; Vocal physiology2011-03-10
16 Thomas, Brian DavidDiffused paradigms: musical depictions of biodegradation, refraction of sound, and memory deterioration in Sorensen's Sterbende GartenIn Sterbende Gärten (Decaying or Dying Gardens) Bent Sørensen employs specific compositional methods in order to depict biodegradation of plants, refraction of sound, and memory deterioration in each of the three movements of the work, respectively. He obscures the formal design of the first movem...Bent; Gärten; Music; Sørensen; Spectral; Sterbende2011-05
17 Composing with vocal physiology: Extended vocal technique categories and Berio's Sequenza IIILuciano Berio's Sequenza III for solo voice is a graphically notated piece of music with very few exact pitches and rhythms, and instead a variety of unconventional vocal gestures. Existing published analyses of Sequenza III have focused on extramusical aspects instead of its compositional structure...Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003. Sequenza III; Extended techniques; Overtones; Vocal phsyiology2011-05
18 Ballinger, Danielle MarieStudent attitudes toward the use of learning centers in the elementary general music classroomThis study investigated the attitudes of elementary-school students toward the use of learning centers as a tool of instruction in the elementary general music classroom. Participants (N=24) were members of two third-grade classes in a small K-12 independent school in Colorado. Participants experie...Centers; Differentiation; Elementary; General; Learning; Music2011-12
19 Kise, LyudmilaPart I: Sofia Gubaidulina's approach to pitch centricity in Two Paths: music for two violas and orchestra a dedication to Mary and Martha (1999) Part II: concerto for clarinet and orchestraThis theoretical study is devoted to the analysis of pitch centricity in Sofia Gubaidulina's post-tonal composition Two Paths: Music for Two Violas and Orchestra (1999). A detailed examination of Gubaidulina's approach to the exploration of axes of symmetry and sonic organization as a whole, inclu...Concerto; Pitch centricity; Sofia Gubaidulina; Two paths2011-12
20 Thompson, James W.The effects of conducting-gesture instruction on high school string orchestra students' recognition of and playing response to common musical conducting emblemsThe purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of conducting-gesture instruction on high school string orchestra students' recognition of and playing response to common musical conducting emblems. Musical conducting emblems were defined as nonverbal movements or gestures used by conductors...Conducting-gestures; Conducting instruction; High school music; Nonverbal communication; Orchestra students; Performance response2012-08
21 Bernal, SergioThe triumph of joy over tragedy: pitch A in Mahler's Fifth SymphonyOne of the extraordinary innovations found in Mahler's symphonies is the use of progressive tonality as a vehicle to express emotional transformation. Two of Mahler's four "Wunderhorn" symphonies, the Second and Fourth, both progress away from the original tonic and end in a mediant or submediant ke...Analysis; Fifth; Harmonic; Mahler; Melodic; Symphony2013-05
22 Part I: Traditional elements and spectral content in Color by Marc-André Dalbavie Part II: Siberia for wind ensemble and electronicsThe goal of this dissertation is to explore some recent tendencies in the evolution of spectral music. Color by Marc-André Dalbavie is a prominent example of the implementation of traditional elements within a spectral context. The work selected for analysis encompasses an orchestral piece that cov...Dalbavie, Marc-André, 1961- Color2013-05
23 Anderson, Briawna A.Troubled authenticity amd the romanticized West: reevaluating Charles Wakefield Cadman's 1918 opera ShanewisIn 1918, American composer Charles Wakefield Cadman completed the opera Shanewis or the Robin Woman, which was featured during two consecutive seasons at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. It was the first American opera to receive the honor of a double run and was popular throughout the 1920...American Music; Cadman; Indianism; Opera; Shanewis; Tsianina2013-05
24 Larsen, Vance E.The influence of formal music instruction on the construction of musical identities of conservatory jazz studentsScholarship in musical identity has been tied to psychological and sociological theories of identity construction. Recent scholarship has used social identity theory as a means to explore the relationship of music to identity. Scholars have advocated for phenomenological inquiry in order to gain an ...Identity; Jazz2014-08
25 Marie, George ThomasTiny infinity for orchestra and Stefan Wolpe's Zone technique and Ralph Shapey's late music: an intensive analysis of String Quartet no.9This dissertation consists of two components, a composition for orchestra entitled Tiny Infinity and a theoretical study entitled "Stefan Wolpe's Zone Technique and Ralph Shapey's Late Music: An Analysis of the Introduction Movement of Shapey's String Quartet No. 9 ." The article presents a comparat...Music composition; Music theory and analysis; Ralph Shapey; Stefan Wolpe2014-08
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