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Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca 2015 University of Akron

Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca

Akron Law Publications

Authorship, and hence, initial ownership of copyrighted works is oftentimes controlled by the 1976 Copyright Act’s work made for hire doctrine. This doctrine states that works created by employees within the scope of their employment result in the employer owning the copyright. One key determination in this analysis is whether the hired party is an employee or independent contractor. In 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court, in CCNV v. Reid, answered the question of how employees are distinguished from independent contractors by setting forth a list of factors courts should consider. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not give further ...


Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca 2015 University of Akron

Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca

Ryan G. Vacca

Authorship, and hence, initial ownership of copyrighted works is oftentimes controlled by the 1976 Copyright Act’s work made for hire doctrine. This doctrine states that works created by employees within the scope of their employment result in the employer owning the copyright. One key determination in this analysis is whether the hired party is an employee or independent contractor. In 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court, in CCNV v. Reid, answered the question of how employees are distinguished from independent contractors by setting forth a list of factors courts should consider. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not give further ...


Cv, Oscar E. Macchioni 2014 University of Texas at El Paso

Cv, Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Last update November 9, 2014


Peter And The Wolf, Cedarville University 2014 Cedarville University

Peter And The Wolf, Cedarville University

Bach’s Literacy Series Announcements and Programs

No abstract provided.


Stacey Russell, Flute, And Greg Gallagher, Tenor, Cedarville University 2014 Cedarville University

Stacey Russell, Flute, And Greg Gallagher, Tenor, Cedarville University

Alumni Recitals

No abstract provided.


Promusica Newsletter, Fall 2014, BGSU College of Musical Arts 2014 Bowling Green State University

Promusica Newsletter, Fall 2014, Bgsu College Of Musical Arts

Pro Musica Newsletters

No abstract provided.


Bach's Lunch 2014-2015, Cedarville University 2014 Cedarville University

Bach's Lunch 2014-2015, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Season Announcements

No abstract provided.


Rama, Raga And Rava: A Study On The Implicit Cultural Connections And Complementary Nature Of Music And Culinary Arts In India, Aaron Schwartz 2014 Chapman University

Rama, Raga And Rava: A Study On The Implicit Cultural Connections And Complementary Nature Of Music And Culinary Arts In India, Aaron Schwartz

e-Research: A Journal of Undergraduate Work

The relation between food and music is strong and readily apparent in the cultural traditions of India. The importance of the relation goes so far that relevance falls on what song the chef listens to while they prepare a meal, and what is being played while the meal is eaten. The musical pitch is intricately connected to the taste of the food, with bitter flavor represented by lower pitch and sweeter flavor represented by higher pitch. People will report experiencing different sensations upon reacting to identical food products, based on the music that accompanies that meal. The effect of this ...


Hear After: Matters Of Life And Death In David Tudor’S Electronic Music, You Nakai 2014 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Hear After: Matters Of Life And Death In David Tudor’S Electronic Music, You Nakai

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In David Tudor’s electronic music, home-brew modular devices were carefully connected together to form complex feedback networks wherein all components—including the composer/performer himself—could only partially ‘influence’ one another. Once activated, the very instability of mismatched connections between the components triggered a cascade of signals and signal modulations, so that the work “composed itself,” and took “a life of its own.” Due to this self-producing, perpetuating nature of his works, Tudor insisted on what he called “the view from inside,” focusing more on the internal observation of his devices and sound than in materials external to the ...


Toward A Postmodern Avant-Garde: Labour, Virtuosity, And Aesthetics In An American New Music Ensemble, John R. Pippen 2014 Western University

Toward A Postmodern Avant-Garde: Labour, Virtuosity, And Aesthetics In An American New Music Ensemble, John R. Pippen

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This dissertation examines the aesthetic beliefs and labour practices of the American new music ensemble eighth blackbird (lower-case intentional). Drawing on ethnographic research conducted with the ensemble for the past six years, I show how the ensemble responds to specific cultural pressures endemic to the classical music scene, its new music vanguard, and to the contemporary United States. eighth blackbird, I argue, has created an ensemble identity and performance style designed to satisfy numerous audience positions, from experts well-versed in the intricacies of musical techniques to lay-persons unacquainted with the values and practices of new or classical music. This attempt ...


Reviving Scottish Fiddling: An Ethnographic Study Of Scottish Fiddling Competitions In The United States, Deanna Nebel 2014 Kent State University

Reviving Scottish Fiddling: An Ethnographic Study Of Scottish Fiddling Competitions In The United States, Deanna Nebel

Excellence in Performing Arts Research

This paper examines the Scottish fiddling revival in America. Due to its rapid fusion into other fiddling styles, Scottish fiddling did not establish itself as a unique musical genre in the United States. One particular organization, titled “Scottish Fiddling Revival,” or “F.I.R.E.,” is largely responsible for the revival and has established all of the necessary elements within a revival framework to stimulate and maintain this style of fiddling. The organization sponsors official Scottish fiddling competitions, provides teachers to educate and maintain the style, and fosters a community to interact with the revival. This study examines the revival ...


The Many Disguises Of Susanna: A Comparison Of The 1786 Premiere And The 1789 Revival Of Mozart’S "Le Nozze Di Figaro", Rosemary Heredos 2014 Kent State University

The Many Disguises Of Susanna: A Comparison Of The 1786 Premiere And The 1789 Revival Of Mozart’S "Le Nozze Di Figaro", Rosemary Heredos

Excellence in Performing Arts Research

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera buffa, Le nozze di Figaro features a strong, memorable female character named Susanna, who is the countess’ maid. Mozart reworked and even changed much of Susannah’s part, rewriting both of Susanna’s arias for the Vienna revival production in 1789. Through particular study of “Al desio di chi t'adora,” which replaced “Deh, vieni, non tardar,” we can gain a better understanding of the evolution of this progressive, innovative character. I propose that the development of Susanna’s character through this aria, as well as the opera as a whole, exemplifies the growing awareness ...


Student Assessment In The Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (Otes): Is It Improving Instructional Practices In The Music Classroom?, Rachael Fleischaker 2014 Kent State University

Student Assessment In The Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (Otes): Is It Improving Instructional Practices In The Music Classroom?, Rachael Fleischaker

Excellence in Performing Arts Research

This study investigated the impact of student growth measures required by the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES) on instructional practices of music teachers. The participants were music teachers employed in public school settings from seven counties in northeast Ohio. The participants specialized in a variety of content areas (instrumental, vocal, and general) with students ranging in age from kindergarten through high school. Participants taught in diverse geographic, ethnic, and economic situations. Data was collected via an online survey. The music teachers answered questions about their demographics, current situations, professional involvement in the development of student learning objectives for their school ...


Read/Listen/Watch, Eric Thomas 2014 Colby College

Read/Listen/Watch, Eric Thomas

Colby Magazine

Colby faculty members have rich lives that extend beyond the classroom. In this, the first installment of a regular feature, we asked musician and composer Eric Thomas what he's listening to- and why.


"The Notation Is Not The Music: Reflections On Early Music Practice And Performance" By Barthold Kuijken, Colin Lawson 2014 Claremont Colleges

"The Notation Is Not The Music: Reflections On Early Music Practice And Performance" By Barthold Kuijken, Colin Lawson

Performance Practice Review

Colin Lawson discusses and reviews Kuijken's 2013 work.

Kuijken, Barthold. The Notation Is Not the Music: Reflections on Early Music Practice and Performance. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2013.

ISBN: 978-0-253-01060-5


"Off The Record: Performing Practices In Romantic Piano Playing" By Neal Peres Da Costa, William Kinderman 2014 Claremont Colleges

"Off The Record: Performing Practices In Romantic Piano Playing" By Neal Peres Da Costa, William Kinderman

Performance Practice Review

William Kinderman discusses and reviews Peres Da Costa's 2012 work.

Peres Da Costa, Neal. Off the Record: Performing Practices in Romantic Piano Playing. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

ISBN: 978-0-19-538691-2


Southern Black Gospel Music: Qualitative Look At Quartet Sound During The Gospel `Boom' Period Of 1940-1960, Beatrice Pate 2014 Liberty University

Southern Black Gospel Music: Qualitative Look At Quartet Sound During The Gospel `Boom' Period Of 1940-1960, Beatrice Pate

Masters Theses

The purpose of this work is to identify features of southern black gospel music, and to highlight what makes the music unique. One goal is to present information about black gospel music and distinguishing the different definitions of gospel through various ages of gospel music. A historical accounting for the gospel music is necessary, to distinguish how the different definitions of gospel are from other forms of gospel music during different ages of gospel. The distinctions are important for understanding gospel music and the `Southern' gospel music distinction. The quartet sound was the most popular form of music during the ...


Conflicting Strategies Of Management And Memory At The Indiana Roof Ballroom, 1933-34, C. Matthew Balensuela 2014 DePauw University

Conflicting Strategies Of Management And Memory At The Indiana Roof Ballroom, 1933-34, C. Matthew Balensuela

Music Faculty publications

The Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis houses a unique artifact relating to the reception of jazz and popular music in the early 1930s known as the “Jazz Door.” Two stagehands listed the bands that played at the Roof from 1933 to 1936 on the door, giving a rating of one to four stars (fair to extraordinary), for each band. This paper compares the entries on the Door for the 1933-34 season with ticket prices and publicity for the Ballroom, as seen in the local newspapers. Such a comparison demonstrates that the creators of the Jazz Door and the management ...


Music In The Monopolization Of Knowledge: Glenn Gould, The Cbc, And The Construction Of Canadian Intellectual Identity By Michael Mackenzie, 2014 Western University

Music In The Monopolization Of Knowledge: Glenn Gould, The Cbc, And The Construction Of Canadian Intellectual Identity By Michael Mackenzie

Chiasma: A Site For Thought

In this study, I begin with an interpretation of how Gould capitalized on Marshall McLuhan’s pervasive influence during the 1960s, and what effects this had on his position within the Canadian communications school. I then consider Gould’s own media theory, and finally, I analyze three case studies of Gould’s CBC television programmes as performances of Canadian identity and electronic utopianism.


Editor's Introduction, 2014 Western University

Editor's Introduction

Chiasma: A Site For Thought

Chiasma: A Site for Thought was established in September 2013 as an annual, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal to further the disruption, generation and dispersion of theory. Each year we will feature invited essays, peer-reviewed articles, and solicited reviews of books and of academic fields, from both established and emerging scholars. While housed in Western University’s Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, Chiasma’s editorial board and contributors are drawn together each year from disciplines within the arts, humanities and social sciences to a common site—theory—where we pursue the breakdown and reconfiguration of what, how and why ...


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