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New Compositions For Percussion Duo, Andrea Venet 2017 UNF School of Music

New Compositions For Percussion Duo, Andrea Venet

Showcase of Faculty Scholarly & Creative Activity

The submitted videos are a representation of recent performances and world premieres of commissions by Dr. Andrea Venet’s percussion duo, Escape Ten. Escape Ten is an ensemble in residence at the UNF School of Music with Dr. Annie Stevens (Virginia Tech). The first video is of a new composition, 2300 Degrees, by Ivan Trevino. Trevino held a musical residence at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY and was greatly affected by observing glass blower Lino Tagliapietra work. Ivan states “In order to recreate the feelings I felt while watching Lino work, I decided to create a piece ...


Composing Musical Branes, Liam Flenady 2017 Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University

Composing Musical Branes, Liam Flenady

Directions of New Music

This paper presents the compositional logic of my most recent piece, braneworlds, a 15-minute work for seven musicians, according to three basic concepts: musical space, polymorphic counterpoint, and ‘branes’, as inspired by the popular book Warped Passages by experimental physicist Lisa Randall. The idea of musical space is outlined, in which musical parameters—conceived broadly as variable characteristics of music—are taken as dimensions and each work may define its own set of basic dimensions. Musical identities or objects are formed, located at different points within this space. The idea of ‘polymorphic counterpoint’, in which larger-scale internally-elaborated musical structures, rather ...


Composition Majors, Cedarville University 2017 Cedarville University

Composition Majors, Cedarville University

Bach’s Lunch Programs

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A Study Of Nikolai Medtner's Compositional Technique: Form And Narrative In Tales, Oliver H. Markson 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

A Study Of Nikolai Medtner's Compositional Technique: Form And Narrative In Tales, Oliver H. Markson

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This dissertation delves into the compositional approach of Russian-born composer Nikolai Medtner. A discussion of Medtner’s own words on composition from his book The Muse and Fashion: Being a Defence of the Foundations of the Art of Music is followed by original analyses of four Tales. Focus is placed on the composer’s philosophy regarding the relationship between form and narrative, in association with his expressed warnings of the dangers behind shifting compositional dominance from pure music to extra-musical narrative. The analyses are followed by a discussion of the vital importance of Medtner’s music and writings for future ...


Theft! A History Of Music, Keith Aoki, James Boyle, Jennifer Jenkins 2017 Duke Law School

Theft! A History Of Music, Keith Aoki, James Boyle, Jennifer Jenkins

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


American Spring, Sam Mullooly, Tom Mullooly 2016 Illinois Wesleyan University

American Spring, Sam Mullooly, Tom Mullooly

CrissCross

Composer's Notes

I composed American Spring during the 2015-2016 school year, my final year as an undergraduate at Illinois Wesleyan University, in connection with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. This opera takes place mostly in April 1865, the year Richmond burned and Lincoln died, and deals with America’s feelings of pride and shame in war. The opera’s main character is Varina Davis, the wife of confederate President Jefferson Davis. Varina offers the 1860’s Southern perspective on slavery and the war, one glossed over in most readings of our history because it ...


An Introduction To Serbian Piano Music: Musical And Cultural Influences On Three Selected Composers, Jelena Djukic 2016 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

An Introduction To Serbian Piano Music: Musical And Cultural Influences On Three Selected Composers, Jelena Djukic

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

Serbia is a country that has survived many political and religious conflicts. Perhaps the best way to describe Serbian culture and tradition would be a country whose inhabitants struggled for many years, yet managed to incorporate the best elements of its conquerors’ cultures. Serbian musical identity is an amalgam of local and international influences and styles.

Different foreign authorities occupied this country for centuries. The Danube River was the main border of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, located in the north, and the Turkish Ottoman Empire, situated south of the Danube. The Austro-Hungarian influences on Serbian music are most evident in piano ...


Music And Words: Connecting The Love Of Music With Language, Eileen P. Kennedy, Raymond Torres- Santos 2016 Education

Music And Words: Connecting The Love Of Music With Language, Eileen P. Kennedy, Raymond Torres- Santos

Publications and Research

Children from different cultures have a natural affinity for rhymes, rhythm and music. Imagine if students were able, from the beginning of their education and experiences with academic writing and literacy, to access their unconscious and original selves from which to create their writing. The study of music can help to access this aware, inventive side that can enhance anyone’s writing. As an early childhood writing teacher and a composition teacher, we draw on our experiences with young children with words and music. We examine the relationship between music and words in an effort to bring the primitive drive ...


Mexica Music, Tizoc E. Ramirez-Marquez 2016 California State University, Monterey Bay

Mexica Music, Tizoc E. Ramirez-Marquez

Capstone Projects and Theses

This paper explores the society of Mexica, or the Aztecs, and some of the instruments that were produced in the civilization and used in today’s compositions. The history and their creation mythology will also be deliberated for those individuals who do not know this information of the culture. In the history, the subjects of the Mexica constructing a giant city in a lake to the conquest that was lead by Hernan Cortez will be discussed. The creation story will also exhibit the ideology of the Mexica and how their culture is sustained before the conquest. In the music section ...


A Discussion Of Shiguang Cui’S Piano Concerto No. 2, Focusing On A Stylistic Analysis And Traditional Chinese Musical Elements, Yuting Ji 2016 University of Southern Mississippi

A Discussion Of Shiguang Cui’S Piano Concerto No. 2, Focusing On A Stylistic Analysis And Traditional Chinese Musical Elements, Yuting Ji

Dissertations

Shiguang Cui (崔世光) (b. 1948) is a Chinese composer and pianist. To celebrate the 2008 Summer Olympic Games held in Beijing, his work Concerto for Ten Concert Grand Pianos and Orchestra was commissioned by the Dean of the National Center for the Performing Arts, Mr. Ping Chen. Ten internationally-renowned pianists were invited to give the world premiere on August 19, 2008. The pianists were Claude Frank, Phillippe Entremont, Vladimir Feltsman, Louis Lortie, Yunyi Qin (秦云轶), Shikun Liu (刘诗昆), Lang Lang (郎朗), Cyprien Katsaris, Guillermo Gonzalez, and Sha Chen (陈萨).1

This piece was originally conceived as Concerto for Ten Concert ...


Symposium Of Contemporary Music, November 2016, School of Music 2016 Illinois Wesleyan University

Symposium Of Contemporary Music, November 2016, School Of Music

Programs

Presented by the Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music, November 10, 2016, and featured special guest composer and vocalist Eve Beglarian.


Sunshine And Music | 20-96730, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

Sunshine And Music | 20-96730, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

Sunshine And Musicfrom "Three Anonymous Blessings" Part Number: 20-96730 Price: $1.85 Voicing: SA Music By: James Q. Mulholland with optional orchestra


Needs Of The World, The - Orchestra Parts | 20-96721, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

Needs Of The World, The - Orchestra Parts | 20-96721, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

The Needs of The WorldOrchestra Score/Parts Part Number: 20-96721 Previous Part Number: HL-263 Price: $45.00 Music By: James Q. Mulholland pic;2fl;2ob;2cl;bcl;bn;4hn;3tpt;3tbn;tba;timp;perc;vln1;vln2;vla;vlc;cb


Seasons Of Life - Brass Quintet | 20-96761, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

Seasons Of Life - Brass Quintet | 20-96761, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

Seasons Of Life
Brass Score/Parts

Part Number:
20-96761

Price:
$30.00

Music By:
James Q. Mulholland

2tpt;hn;tbn;tba


Reeds Of Innocence | 21-20201, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

Reeds Of Innocence | 21-20201, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

Reeds of Innocence Part Number: 21-20201 Previous Part Number: HL-201 Price: $1.90 Voicing: SSA Lyrics By: William Blake (1757-1827) Music By: James Q. Mulholland with Oboe (part included)


Measure Me, Sky | 21-20202, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

Measure Me, Sky | 21-20202, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

Measure Me, Sky Part Number: 21-20202 Previous Part Number: HL-202 Price: $1.95 Voicing: SSA Lyrics By: Leonora Speyer (1872-1956) Music By: James Q. Mulholland with opt. Orchestra Featured at: 2014 WiACDA Refresh Reading Session


Seasons Of Life - Sa | 20-96760, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

Seasons Of Life - Sa | 20-96760, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

Seasons Of Life Part Number: 20-96760 Price: $1.90 Voicing: SA Music By: James Q. Mulholland with optional Brass Quintet


No Other Gifts | 21-20401, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

No Other Gifts | 21-20401, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

No Other Gifts Part Number: 21-20401 Previous Part Number: HL-401 Price: $1.90 Voicing: SAB Music By: James Q. Mulholland


Wi' A Hundred Pipers - Sa | 21-20224, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

Wi' A Hundred Pipers - Sa | 21-20224, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

Wi' A Hundred Pipersfrom "Set of Three Scottish Songs" Part Number: 21-20224 Price: $1.85 Voicing: SA Lyrics By: Lady Nairne Music By: James Q. Mulholland with opt. Brass Quintet


Will You Teach Your Children What We Have Taught Our Children | 20-96625, James Q. Mulholland 2016 Butler University

Will You Teach Your Children What We Have Taught Our Children | 20-96625, James Q. Mulholland

James Q. Mulholland

Will You Teach Your Children What We Have Taught Our Children(Song of the Earth) Part Number: 20-96625 Price: $1.95 Voicing: SATB Lyrics By: Ted Perry/Chief Seattle Music By: James Q. Mulholland


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