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Dual-Interval Spaces: Interrelations Between Interval Classes 1 And 5, Local Pitch Centers And Form In Dmitri Shostakovich's Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 12, Tae Young Hong 2015 University of Southern Mississippi

Dual-Interval Spaces: Interrelations Between Interval Classes 1 And 5, Local Pitch Centers And Form In Dmitri Shostakovich's Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 12, Tae Young Hong

Master's Theses

Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Sonata No. 1, written in 1926, is one of his most complex and lengthy works for piano. In contrast to the conservative style used in his critically-acclaimed Symphony No. 1, Op. 10, composed a year earlier, the sonata employs a highly modernistic idiom which predominated the composer’s output in the late 1920’s. The musical surface of the sonata was crafted by an extensive use of interval classes 1 and 5 which serve as the primary means of structuring pitch material.

This paper examines the surface combinations of two interval classes as well as their ...


And All That Jazz: The Jim Leslie Trio, Cedarville University 2015 Cedarville University

And All That Jazz: The Jim Leslie Trio, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Programs

No abstract provided.


April's Fools!, Cedarville University 2015 Cedarville University

April's Fools!, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Programs

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A Walk In Duparc: Mark Spencer, Baritone, And Connie Anderson, Piano, Cedarville University 2015 Cedarville University

A Walk In Duparc: Mark Spencer, Baritone, And Connie Anderson, Piano, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Programs

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The Pianimals, Cedarville University 2015 Cedarville University

The Pianimals, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Programs

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Carlos Elias And The Cedarville University String Quartet, Cedarville University 2015 Cedarville University

Carlos Elias And The Cedarville University String Quartet, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Programs

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Charlie Pagnard And The Cedarville University Brass Choir, Cedarville University 2015 Cedarville University

Charlie Pagnard And The Cedarville University Brass Choir, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Programs

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The Magic Of Mozart, Cedarville University 2015 Cedarville University

The Magic Of Mozart, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Programs

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What Self-Reported Effect Does Peer Mentoring Have On A Secondary Music Program?, Mark Torsney 2015 Southern Adventist Univeristy

What Self-Reported Effect Does Peer Mentoring Have On A Secondary Music Program?, Mark Torsney

Education Graduate Research

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

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 School of Law

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 ...


Christ's Suffering: Excerpts From "The Messiah" - Mixed Choir, Keith D. Rowley 2015 Utah Valley University

Christ's Suffering: Excerpts From "The Messiah" - Mixed Choir, Keith D. Rowley

Keith D Rowley

This Easter anthem includes excerpts from 3 Messiah choruses in a thematic and harmonic medley.


Honors Recital Presentation, David Rutter 2014 Bowling Green State University

Honors Recital Presentation, David Rutter

Honors Projects

The purpose of this project was rooted in the belief that the reception of a piece of music can be altered or enhanced when the audience is given a compelling historical or cultural background of each composition. With sometimes hundreds of years between the audience members and the composers, to deliver an emotionally stirring and relevant performance to a modern audience is an incredible feat. In the spirit of making my senior violin recital more accessible and entertaining to my own audience, I devoted my Honors project to gathering information on the philosophies, personalities, successes and tragedies of each of ...


A Guide To Recruitment And Retention For A Band Program, Kara Kordella 2014 Bowling Green State University

A Guide To Recruitment And Retention For A Band Program, Kara Kordella

Honors Projects

A Guide to Recruitment and Retention for a Band Program is a resource for teachers to establish a comprehensive recruitment and retention plan in their band program. This booklet outlines a recruitment program that can be implemented into a school band program in part or in whole. Also included in this booklet are lesson plans, student assessment worksheets, example recruitment documents, and ideas to be implemented as part of a retention program. All of the activities are backed by research into current recruitment practices, educational psychology, and instrument history and pedagogy. Interviews were also conducted with current and retired band ...


Golliwog's Cakewalk From Children's Corner Arranged For Clarinet Quartet, Elizabeth Johnson 2014 Bowling Green State University

Golliwog's Cakewalk From Children's Corner Arranged For Clarinet Quartet, Elizabeth Johnson

Honors Projects

By demonstrating integrated learning through interdisciplinary connections between music performance and arranging techniques, this honors project was the culmination of a process of using my knowledge of piano and clarinet performance techniques to arrange the piece “Golliwog’s Cakewalk” by Claude Debussy from piano to clarinet quartet. To arrange the piece for clarinet quartet, I utilized my experience in playing piano and clarinet to critically analyze the piano score and decide how it would best aurally transfer to an ensemble of four clarinets. The project also demonstrates critical thinking as I arranged the piece to be at a playing level ...


K-Pop Or K-Death? The Mirrored Oppression From Hollywood In The 1930s, Molly Welsh 2014 Chapman University

K-Pop Or K-Death? The Mirrored Oppression From Hollywood In The 1930s, Molly Welsh

Undergraduate Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

In the 1930s, the film industry in Hollywood set the standard of “Hollywood filmmaking” with its development of star-contracts so oppressive, actors would be trapped for years within them. However, the implications of creating such a star-system have far surpassed what William Hays believed he was doing in the 1930s. In South Korea, a big star-system still exists and in many ways, mirrors what the United States did in the 1930s. What is informally known as “K-Pop” is a label for the music industry that seeks to emulate western ideals not only in looks, but in practice. This system allows ...


Mirroring Reality: Music In Video Games, Allison Burr 2014 Chapman University

Mirroring Reality: Music In Video Games, Allison Burr

Undergraduate Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

This paper explores the effectiveness of music in video games in terms of mood setting and immersion. The effectiveness of the emotion evoked is studied through both personal and scholarly research. Four video games are explored from different game genres. In "Bioshock" and "Fallout 3", the music immerses the player into the environment of the video game, whether it is an underwater dystopia or the post apocalyptic Washington DC area. "Dead Space", a survival horror game set on an abandoned mining vessel in space, pushes the boundaries in terms of musical dissonance and terror by using innovative sound design. The ...


Arts For Instigating Social Change: Truth Behind The Sinking Of The Mv Sewol, Ivy Kwon 2014 Chapman University

Arts For Instigating Social Change: Truth Behind The Sinking Of The Mv Sewol, Ivy Kwon

Undergraduate Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

Art appeals to the audience by delivering a message that results in a social change. Regardless of which form it is, it is the “means [by] which a society reminds itself of the stories it wants to remember.” The year of 2014 has seen a series of unexpected accidents worldwide that used arts to incite an issue. For instance, there was a tragic accident in South Korea that resulted sinking a ferry that carried 476 people. Among them were 300 high school students that were on their way to the field trip. From this accident, there were nearly 300 lives ...


Deconstructing Chaos: The Role Of Pitch Hierarchy In Music Perception, Gabrielle Stetz 2014 Chapman University

Deconstructing Chaos: The Role Of Pitch Hierarchy In Music Perception, Gabrielle Stetz

Undergraduate Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

During the early twentieth century, art music composers pushed Western tonality to the limits and eventually abandoned tonality altogether, creating a system that treated every pitch equally. This atonal system broke down all keys and harmonic progressions that are cornerstones of Western musical pitch hierarchy. Through an extensive review of current literature, this research aims to show that the concept of hierarchy, present in tonal but not atonal music, is central to music perception. This presentation will explore the role hierarchy in music perception through several means: examining the physical nature of sound on a mathematical basis, determining innate structures ...


He Started The Whole World Singing A Song, Brian R. Cates 2014 Cedarville University

He Started The Whole World Singing A Song, Brian R. Cates

B.A. in Music Senior Capstone Projects

Throughout history, people from a variety of backgrounds have commented on the relationship between music and language. Several say that music transcends language; some refer to music as being another language; others believe music actually speaks. In spite of a diversity of responses, there is still a collective sense that music and language are intriguingly related—a profound, intuitive awareness of some type of bonding agent between the two. Music has also been perceived throughout history to possess meaning and power, both on a grand, cosmic level and an anthropic, human level. For the Greek philosopher Plato, music acted as ...


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