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Orchestra Machines, Old And New, Jonathan De Souza 2018 Western University

Orchestra Machines, Old And New, Jonathan De Souza

Jonathan De Souza

What is ‘orchestral’ about a networked laptop orchestra? And what is network-like about a classical orchestra? This article juxtaposes orchestras, nineteenth-century music machines, and twenty-first-century network music projects. Drawing on organology and cybernetics, it asks how these systems connect people and instruments. It considers interaction and coordination in particular networks, from the panharmonicon to PLork, but also their abstract informational topologies. Ultimately, orchestra machines, old and new, involve both technical and social organization—and, as such, they can be used to problematize the ontological separation of technology and society.


Red Note New Music Festival Composition Competition Announcement, 2018, School of Music, Carl Schimmel, Roy Magnuson 2018 Illinois State University

Red Note New Music Festival Composition Competition Announcement, 2018, School Of Music, Carl Schimmel, Roy Magnuson

Red Note New Music Festival

The RED NOTE New Music Festival at Illinois State University is a week-long event which features outstanding performances of contemporary concert music.


Cervelli, Luanne Beth (Fa 376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Cervelli, Luanne Beth (Fa 376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 376. Interview with John Buell Edmonds conducted by LuAnne Beth Cervelli on 18 September 1988. Edmonds, a notable gospel singer from Bowling Green, Kentucky discusses his experiences performing gospel music, his involvement in recording and promoting gospel groups, his relationship with the local choir, and the current state of gospel music.


"The Scriabin Companion: History, Performance, And Lore," By Lincoln Ballard And Matthew Bengston, Anatole Leikin 2018 Claremont Colleges

"The Scriabin Companion: History, Performance, And Lore," By Lincoln Ballard And Matthew Bengston, Anatole Leikin

Performance Practice Review

Book review: Ballard, Lincoln, Matthew Bengtson. The Scriabin Companion: History, Performance, and Lore. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2017. ISBN: 978-1-4422-3261-7.

Anatole Leikin discusses this 2017 work by Lincoln Ballard and Matthew Bengston.


"Beethoven's Piano Sonatas: A Handbook For Performers," By Stewart Gordon, David Rowland 2018 The Open University

"Beethoven's Piano Sonatas: A Handbook For Performers," By Stewart Gordon, David Rowland

Performance Practice Review

Book review: Gordon, Stewart. Beethoven’s Piano Sona­tas: a Handbook for Performers. Oxford: Oxford Univer­sity Press, 2017. ISBN: 978-0-19-062917-5.

David Rowland discusses Stewart Gordon's 2017 work.


54th Annual Chapman Invitational Chamber Choir Festival, Tesoro High School Vocal Choir Ensemble, Northwood High School Chamber Singers, Arlington High School Chamber Singers, Mission Viejo High School Chamber Singers, Santa Margarita Catholic High School Chamber Singers, Aliso Niguel High School Madrigals, Murrieta Mesa High School Chamber Choir, Mater Dei High School Chamber Singers, Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts Concert Choir, Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Bella Voz, Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Academy Singers, Riverside City College Chamber Singers, Fullerton College Chamber Singers, Mount San Antonio College Chamber Singers, Saddleback College Chamber Singers, Chapman University Singers 2018 Chapman University

54th Annual Chapman Invitational Chamber Choir Festival, Tesoro High School Vocal Choir Ensemble, Northwood High School Chamber Singers, Arlington High School Chamber Singers, Mission Viejo High School Chamber Singers, Santa Margarita Catholic High School Chamber Singers, Aliso Niguel High School Madrigals, Murrieta Mesa High School Chamber Choir, Mater Dei High School Chamber Singers, Ruth Asawa San Francisco School Of The Arts Concert Choir, Las Vegas Academy Of The Arts Bella Voz, Las Vegas Academy Of The Arts Academy Singers, Riverside City College Chamber Singers, Fullerton College Chamber Singers, Mount San Antonio College Chamber Singers, Saddleback College Chamber Singers, Chapman University Singers

Printed Performance Programs (PDF Format)

No abstract provided.


General Recital, Cedarville University 2018 Cedarville University

General Recital, Cedarville University

General Recitals

No abstract provided.


Au Wind Symphony Winter Concert, Department of Music 2018 Andrews University

Au Wind Symphony Winter Concert, Department Of Music

Concerts and Events 2017-2018

"Fun and (Olympic) Games", collaboration with Southwestern Michigan College Brass Band under the conduction of Jonathan Korzun, and Andrews University Wind Symphony under the conduction of Byron Graves, featuring works by Howarth, Curnow, Vaughan Williams, King, Foster, Grainger, Williams, Root, Sheldon, Whitacre, and Mackerras.

Graduate conductor, Kleberson Calanca.


Leah Bartlam, Austin Doub, And Megan Stuart, Sophomore Piano Recital, Cedarville University 2018 Cedarville University

Leah Bartlam, Austin Doub, And Megan Stuart, Sophomore Piano Recital, Cedarville University

Student Recitals

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From Maroons To Mardi Gras: The Role Of African Cultural Retention In The Development Of The Black Indian Culture Of New Orleans, Robin Ligon Williams 2018 Liberty University

From Maroons To Mardi Gras: The Role Of African Cultural Retention In The Development Of The Black Indian Culture Of New Orleans, Robin Ligon Williams

Masters Theses

After a three hundred year journey from the continent, African cultural retention remains at the core of the Black Indian masking tradition of New Orleans. Prior research from progenitors in anthropology and ethnomusicology, focusing on African cultural retention, include the ground-breaking ethnographies of Robert Farris Thompson, Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, Kalamu Ya Salaam, Michael P. Smith, Margaret Thompson Drewel, Stephen Wehmeyer, Jason Berry and others, have established a solid foundation for research on African influences and retentions in expressive folk cultures, laying a firm foundation for this project. The author’s insider experiences within the Black Indian tradition are underscored by ...


School Of Music Faculty Newsletter, February 2018, School of Music 2018 Illinois State University

School Of Music Faculty Newsletter, February 2018, School Of Music

School of Music Faculty Newsletter

Accomplishments and news from the faculty of the School of Music at Illinois State University.


A Content Analysis Of Beginning Guitar, Electric Bass, And String Bass Method Books, Michele Berlin 2018 Liberty University

A Content Analysis Of Beginning Guitar, Electric Bass, And String Bass Method Books, Michele Berlin

Masters Theses

Guitar instruction is an integral part of 21st-century best music education practices. This quantitative study compares six beginning guitar method books to beginning electric bass and string bass books. The books in the sample are Essential Elements for Guitar by Will Schmid and Bob Morris, Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 Expanded Edition, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method by Morty Manus and Ron Manus, FJH Young Beginner Guitar Method Lesson Book 1, Belwin 21st Century Guitar Method 1 (2nd edition) by Aaron Stang, and KJOS Guitar Sessions Book 1: A Comprehensive Method for Individual or Group Study by ...


Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department of Performing and Visual Arts 2018 Nova Southeastern University

Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department Of Performing And Visual Arts

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Newsletters

Art Infested Water Volume 11


Musicking, Discourse, And Identity In Participatory Media Fandom, Aya Esther Hayashi 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Musicking, Discourse, And Identity In Participatory Media Fandom, Aya Esther Hayashi

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

In this dissertation, I study three forms of music-making within media fandom and their respective communities: filk, roughly, the folk music of the science fiction and fantasy fandom; wizard rock, a punk/DIY movement inspired by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels; and the YouTube musicals of Team StarKid and AVbyte. I consider their individual histories and the popular music movements and genres that influenced their respective developments. Even though the practices of these three communities are very different, their participants use similar, if identical, discourses when discussing what they do and why they do it, including but not ...


A Performer’S Guide To Astor Piazzolla's Tango-Études Pour Flûte Seule: An Analytical Approach, Asis Reyes 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

A Performer’S Guide To Astor Piazzolla's Tango-Études Pour Flûte Seule: An Analytical Approach, Asis Reyes

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This dissertation aims to give performers deeper insight into the style of the Tango-Études pour flûte seule and tango music in general as they seek to learn and apply tango performance conventions to the Tango-Études and other tango works. Significant research elements of this dissertation include a complete analysis of phrasing, tonality, and formal structure and how these relate to performance in each of the six Tango-Études and an examination of Piazzolla’s compositional use of descending chromatic chords and implied descending lines; my reductions of this voice leading as it appears in the Tango-Études are exclusive to this dissertation ...


Applying Brain Research To Classroom Strategies, John W. Flohr, Diane C. Persellin 2018 Walden University

Applying Brain Research To Classroom Strategies, John W. Flohr, Diane C. Persellin

Diane Persellin

Research in the field of neuroscience has exploded in the past decade. The word brain appears in the title of nearly 40,000 books and CDs indicating intense interest in this area of study. What can music educators learn from recent investigations—often termed brain research—to guide music teaching and learning? The following ideas are intended to have broad applications and may inspire you to investigate this fascinating area of literature more thoroughly. While some findings are new, other studies affirm what music educators have previously found to be effective.


Mackenzie Kastelein, Junior Voice Recital, Cedarville University 2018 Cedarville University

Mackenzie Kastelein, Junior Voice Recital, Cedarville University

Junior and Senior Recitals

No abstract provided.


Young Artist Concert, Department of Music 2018 Andrews University

Young Artist Concert, Department Of Music

Concerts and Events 2017-2018

Students from the Andrews University Department of Music performing in the annual Young Artists Concert under the conduction of Dr. Claudio Gonzalez, professor of music and conductor of the University Symphony Orchestra.

This year’s selected young artists are Donn LaTour (violin), Grant Steinweg (cello), Ellen Yoo (piano), Jeremy Ahn (piano) and Zachary Randolph (tenor).


Schumann’S Frauenliebe Und Leben: An Analysis Of “Nun Hast Du Mir Den Ersten Schmerz Getan”, Emily Schwitzgebel 2018 The College of Wooster

Schumann’S Frauenliebe Und Leben: An Analysis Of “Nun Hast Du Mir Den Ersten Schmerz Getan”, Emily Schwitzgebel

Black & Gold

"Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan" ("Now you have caused me pain for the first time") is the eighth and final song in Robert Schumann's Frauenliebe Und Leben song cycle, based upon a poem cycle by Adelbert con Chamisso, which follows the stages of love as told by the woman—the narrator. Unique from the previous seven songs in both content and musicality, this song mourns the loss of the woman in the poem’s husband. Schumann uses techniques such as tonal unclarity, dynamics, tempo markings, and a lack of cadences in order to connect the music ...


General Recital, Cedarville University 2018 Cedarville University

General Recital, Cedarville University

General Recitals

No abstract provided.


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