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


The Bob Marley Effect: More Than Just Words, Juleen S. Burke 2014 Seton Hall University

The Bob Marley Effect: More Than Just Words, Juleen S. Burke

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

This study explores the legacy of Robert Nesta Marley through a comparison of his influence in Jamaica and the United States. The recognition that Bob Marley received, both during his life and after his death, is comparatively different between the two countries. As iconic as Marley is, why is his message and legacy different in the United States and most of his recognition not received till after his death? The researcher explores how Marley’s message was received in the two countries and whether his audience understood his philosophy and message in the same way. Results indicate that the communication ...


Mirrors, Zachary R. Ross 2014 East Tennessee State University

Mirrors, Zachary R. Ross

Undergraduate Honors Theses

MIRRORS is a cycle of songs composed for soprano voice and piano using five poems by Sylvia Plath. The work features the creation of a protagonist and tells a chronological story through the arrangement of the five poems colored and unified by the manipulation of a thematic twelve-tone row.


Tracing The Development Of Vivaldi's "L' Estro Armonico" Concerto No.8 In A Minor Through J.S. Bach And Samuil Feinberg's Keyboard Transcriptions: Exploring The Possibilities Of A Modern Authentic Performance, Andreas Xenopoulos 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Tracing The Development Of Vivaldi's "L' Estro Armonico" Concerto No.8 In A Minor Through J.S. Bach And Samuil Feinberg's Keyboard Transcriptions: Exploring The Possibilities Of A Modern Authentic Performance, Andreas Xenopoulos

Student Research, Creative Activity, and Performance - School of Music

This document explores the development of the Concerto No.8 in A minor from the collection L’Estro Armonico by Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741) through the transcriptions by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) and Samuil Feinberg (1890–1962). Feinberg was a Russian and Soviet pianist, composer and piano pedagogue, highly influenced by the teaching of Franz Liszt and the principles of the new, modern ‘piano school’ during the end of the 19th century. Biographical information about Samuil Feinberg along with the influences Franz Liszt had upon piano education in Russia and the Moscow conservatory in particular is offered. Two ...


Deiro Collection Finding Aid, Margaret Bausman 2014 The Graduate Center, CUNY

Deiro Collection Finding Aid, Margaret Bausman

Archives and Special Collections

The Deiro Collection at the City University of New York Graduate Center's Mina Rees Library is an archival collection of materials related to the professional and personal lives of Guido Deiro (1886-1950), Pietro Deiro Sr. (1888-1954) and Pietro “Lee” Deiro Jr. (1913-1999).

Immigrating from Italy to the United States in the early 1900's, the Deiro brothers Guido and Pietro, made enduring contributions to the popularization of the Piano Accordion in the 20th Century. As masters of the instrument, the Deiro's achieved headliner status on the vaudeville theatre circuit. Both composed, arranged and recorded an impressive repertoire of ...


Documenting Black Sacred Music And History, Regennia N. Williams 2014 Cleveland State University

Documenting Black Sacred Music And History, Regennia N. Williams

The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs

Review of audio recordings “Spiritual Gifts: Live in Cleveland” and “Harvest Time: Featuring the New Spiritual Gifts Workshop Choir.”


Russel Allyn, Trumpet, University of Connecticut. Department of Music. Recitals and Concerts 2014 University of Connecticut

Russel Allyn, Trumpet, University Of Connecticut. Department Of Music. Recitals And Concerts

Concert Programs

No abstract provided.


Garden Of The Carpathians: Four Reflective Pieces For Mixed Ensemble That Highlight The Dualism Of Romania’S People, Culture, And Aesthetic., David Stamps 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Garden Of The Carpathians: Four Reflective Pieces For Mixed Ensemble That Highlight The Dualism Of Romania’S People, Culture, And Aesthetic., David Stamps

Student Research, Creative Activity, and Performance - School of Music

Garden of the Carpathians is a collection of original compositions inspired by four separate explorations of Romanian cultural elements, rural and urban landscapes, and an American perception of dualism within their historical aesthetic. The four pieces (Țuică, Troubled Splendor, From Unknown Heights, and Modistoric) each emphasize a different aspect of this dichotomy. Țuică focuses on the social traditions of Romania by examining customary meal-time interactions that are now influenced by Western culture and commercialism. Troubled Splendor acknowledges the typical stereotypes of communism, gypsy life, and poverty, but then highlights the hard-working, curious, and motivated enlightenment that the people truly project ...


Musical Rebirth In Fearless And The Truman Show, Erik Heine 2014 University of Nebraska Omaha

Musical Rebirth In Fearless And The Truman Show, Erik Heine

Journal of Religion & Film

Films have long made use of pre-existing music, most notably by well-known composers such as Bach, Mozart, Beethoven. Director Peter Weir makes use of pre-existing music in nearly all of his films. In his two films from the 1990s, Fearless and The Truman Show, Weir uses music from two living (at the time) and largely unfamiliar Polish composers, Henryk Górecki and Wojciech Kilar, to accompany the climax of each film, coinciding with the rebirth of the central characters. The films show a parallel narrative, each with minor instances of renewals, until the respective characters are reborn, accompanied by music that ...


Scoring Transcendence: Contemporary Film Music As Religious Experience, Brandon A. Konecny 2014 University of Nebraska Omaha

Scoring Transcendence: Contemporary Film Music As Religious Experience, Brandon A. Konecny

Journal of Religion & Film

An earlier version of this book review appeared in Film Interernational, Nov. 13, 2013 (http://filmint.nu/?p=10038). It appears here by permission.


Provost Publishes 6th In Series Of Conductor’S Guides, Matt Kurz 2014 Illinois Wesleyan University

Provost Publishes 6th In Series Of Conductor’S Guides, Matt Kurz

News and Events

No abstract provided.


The Garage Band Lightshow, Jason DeScenzo 2014 California Polytechnic State University

The Garage Band Lightshow, Jason Descenzo

Electrical Engineering

The expenses musicians accrue make it hard to afford all the different equipment needed to perform and very unlikely that the average start up band or artist can afford the luxury of a musical light show in their early performances. The Garage Band Lightshow provides an easily set up and affordable way for musicians to use concert lighting in their performances. The Garage Band Lightshow provides one LED box. The light box responds to an audio signal and provides varying pulses and colors of light depending on the high, mid, and low frequencies of the audio signal. The Garage Band ...


Sound Exploration: Text To Music, Raisa Park, Annalisa Swank 2014 Claremont Colleges

Sound Exploration: Text To Music, Raisa Park, Annalisa Swank

The STEAM Journal

This sound exploration repurposes the familiar – written text – and literally translates it into music giving text a new form.


Musings From A Year Of Ste[A]M...How It Looks Walking Down The Path, Ruth Catchen 2014 Claremont Colleges

Musings From A Year Of Ste[A]M...How It Looks Walking Down The Path, Ruth Catchen

The STEAM Journal

This is a follow up article to one in the inaugural issue which describes the beginnings of implementing a STE[a]M curriculum in a school with a high at-risk student population. This article discusses the outcomes and the future after a year of STE[a]M.


Moates, Lassie (Taylor), 1892-1981 (Sc 1291), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Moates, Lassie (Taylor), 1892-1981 (Sc 1291), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1291. Copyright registration certificates, contract assigning copyright in songs, and sheet music of lyricist Lassie (Taylor) Moates, Warren County, Kentucky.


Moates, Lassie (Taylor), 1893-1981 (Sc 1292), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Moates, Lassie (Taylor), 1893-1981 (Sc 1292), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collectoin 1292. Gospel hymn lyrics written by Lassie (Taylor) Moates, Warren County, Kentucky. Some items are lyrics only; others are included in sheet music; and others are copies of published songs. Includes Moates’s obituary.


Rodeo, Music Department 2014 Eastern Illinois University

Rodeo, Music Department

Concerts

Rodeo by Aaron Copland & Concerto in D minor by CPE Bach. Performed by the Eastern Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Richard Robert Rossi. Featuring special guest artist Rebecca Johnson, Flute.


Concerto Suite: For Viola Da Gamba And String Soloists, Matthew W. Tozer 2014 Western University

Concerto Suite: For Viola Da Gamba And String Soloists, Matthew W. Tozer

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Concerto Suite explores a unique hybridization of aspects from the baroque dance suites of the 17th and 18th centuries and from the classical concerto of the 18th and 19th centuries. In addition it also showcases some noteworthy differences in the performance technique and timbre of the viola da gamba in contrast to today's modern string instruments: the violin, viola, cello and double bass. ­

Concerto Suite is made up of three movements that are based on the form, rhythmic patterns, and meters of typical dance suites of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: allemande, courante, sarabande, and gigue. Concerto Suite combines ...


Songs Of Love, Music Department 2014 Eastern Illinois University

Songs Of Love, Music Department

Concerts

Performed by the EIU Choral Ensembles & EIU Symphonic Honor Choir. Conducted by Richard Robert Rossi and April Lee.


Functional Transformations And Octatonality In Selected Works By George Crumb, Peter Lea 2014 Western University

Functional Transformations And Octatonality In Selected Works By George Crumb, Peter Lea

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The music of George Crumb has been analyzed using a variety of analytic methods including pitch-class set theory, transformational theory, intertextual analyses, and various tonal and Schenkerian approaches. The results of these types of analyses invariably identify certain consistencies in Crumb’s compositional style within a single work or volume of similar works, but often are unable to relate or compare procedures between different works.

In the present study, I propose a transformational model that accounts for characteristic gestures in numerous works by Crumb. Unlike many transformational models of twentieth-century music, the proposed model does not require significant alterations for ...


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