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Beloved, Thou Hast Brought Me Many Flowers And Sifting Through The Ruins: An Analysis Of Two Chamber Song Cycles By Libby Larsen, Juline Erika Barol-Gilmore 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Beloved, Thou Hast Brought Me Many Flowers And Sifting Through The Ruins: An Analysis Of Two Chamber Song Cycles By Libby Larsen, Juline Erika Barol-Gilmore

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

American composer Libby Larsen is one of the most active, prolific composers living today. Although she is known for composing in many musical genres, her vocal works are among her most recognized compositions. When selecting song texts, Libby Larsen carefully chooses poems that speak to her personally, both in the rhythm of the language and in the text’s depth of meaning and spirit. In addition, a large number of her vocal works are based on texts by or about women.

In sum, authors and poets have profoundly influenced Larsen, specifically in her chamber song cycles Beloved, Thou Hast Brought Me …


Karol Szymanowski. Prelude Op. 1 No. 2., Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Karol Szymanowski. Prelude Op. 1 No. 2., Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni performs Karol Szymanowski's Prelude op. 1 No. 2


Karol Szymanowski. Prelude Op. 1 No. 7, Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Karol Szymanowski. Prelude Op. 1 No. 7, Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni performs Karol Szymanoski's Prelude op. 1 No. 7.


Las Cruces, New Mexico. St. Paul United Methodist Church Concert Series. November 14, 2010., Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Las Cruces, New Mexico. St. Paul United Methodist Church Concert Series. November 14, 2010., Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Performed selections from my CD "Mostly Tangos" and from my book "The Tango in American Piano Music."


Solo Composition Recital (November 7, 2010), Dominic Dousa 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Solo Composition Recital (November 7, 2010), Dominic Dousa

Dominic Dousa

Faculty Compositon Recital, presented by Stephen Haddad (tuba, UTEP), Don Wilkinson (soprano saxophone, UTEP), Mark Schuppener (violin, UTEP), Sang-In Han (tenor, UTEP), the La Catrinao String Quartet (New Mexico State University), and Dominic Dousa (piano). Performances of the following original compositions:

"Musings of a Desert Evening"

"Little Suite, 'In Early Spring' "

"A Summer Pastorale"

"Psalm 23 (Korean)"

"Evocations from the Plains"

(Mvt 1 - Echoes from the Land, Lonely...and Grand)

(Mvt 2 - The Freedom of the Open Skies)


Cd Review. Mostly Tangos: Piano Music From The Americas., Oscar Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Cd Review. Mostly Tangos: Piano Music From The Americas., Oscar Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

"He plays these endlessly evocative works with understanding and seeming ease—bringing out their lovely melodies, finding tempos that seem quite right, and expertly balancing their wit, gravity, and passion."


Tucson, Arizona. Steinway Gallery. October 4, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Tucson, Arizona. Steinway Gallery. October 4, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Invited.
Performed works from my CD Mostly Tangos, Piano Music from the Americas


Out Of Conflict Comes Creation: A New Era For Contemporary Music In Belfast, Martha Slenker 2010 SIT Study Abroad

Out Of Conflict Comes Creation: A New Era For Contemporary Music In Belfast, Martha Slenker

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

This report is the outcome of a month-long exploratory study on growth of the contemporary music scene in Belfast, United Kingdom. Data was obtained by way of qualitative methods using focused interviews with five musicians and one music organization’s executive, and participant observations came from attending concert venues and music organizations in Belfast. Through these methods, it can be concluded that this is a new era for the current contemporary music scene. Despite Belfast’s reputation as a chaotic and dangerous city after decades worth of political and social unrest, the musicians have broken free from the chains of their past, …


Minneapolis, Minnesota. College Music Society National Conference. September 24, 2010., Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Minneapolis, Minnesota. College Music Society National Conference. September 24, 2010., Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Presented my book in a lecture-recital format.

The Tango in American Piano Music. Selected Tangos by: Thomson, Copland, Barber, Jaggard, Biscardi, and Bolcom.

College Music Society Press, June 2010


Music At Uconn : Minyoung Lee, Piano, University of Connecticut. Department of Music. Recitals and Concerts 2010 University of Connecticut Libraries

Music At Uconn : Minyoung Lee, Piano, University Of Connecticut. Department Of Music. Recitals And Concerts

Concert Programs

Faculty piano recital.


Music At Uconn : Sarah Masterson, Piano, University of Connecticut. Department of Music. Recitals and Concerts.D.M.A. Recital 2010 University of Connecticut Libraries

Music At Uconn : Sarah Masterson, Piano, University Of Connecticut. Department Of Music. Recitals And Concerts.D.M.A. Recital

Concert Programs

DMA recital.


European Piano Teachers Association, World Piano Conference. Novi Sad, Serbia, August 28, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

European Piano Teachers Association, World Piano Conference. Novi Sad, Serbia, August 28, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Invited.

Presented a lecture-recital on my book "The Tango in American Piano Music. Selected Tangos by Thomson, Copland, Barber, Jaggard, Biscardi, and Bolcom.


Diploma Of Excellence. World Piano Teachers Association, World Piano Conference. Serbia., Oscar Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Diploma Of Excellence. World Piano Teachers Association, World Piano Conference. Serbia., Oscar Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Dr. Dorian Leljak, World Piano Teachers Association (WPTA) President, has requested that we make a preliminary review of your 2010 WPC presentation. We have just completed the review and are extremely happy to report that your presentation merits the WPTA Diploma of Excellence (WPTA dip-E) Accreditation, our highest esteemed accolade. We congratulate you on this important professional achievement and wish you success in your future endeavors. Kind regards, WPTA Accreditation Board


Ginastera "Malambo." Live Performance, St. James's Piccadilly, London, July 30, 2010, Oscar Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Ginastera "Malambo." Live Performance, St. James's Piccadilly, London, July 30, 2010, Oscar Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Live performance. St. James's Piccadilly, London, UK. Organized by the Iberian and Latin America Music Society of London.


Astor Piazzolla "Adios Nonino." Live Performance At St. James's Piccadilly, London, July 30, 2010, Oscar Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Astor Piazzolla "Adios Nonino." Live Performance At St. James's Piccadilly, London, July 30, 2010, Oscar Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Live performance. St. James's Piccadilly, London, UK. Organized by the Iberian and Latin America Music Society of London.


London, St. James's Piccadilly Concert Series. July 30, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

London, St. James's Piccadilly Concert Series. July 30, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

invited by the Iberian and Latin American Music Society of London.
Performed works by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Juan José Castro, William Bolcom, Manuel Ponce, Astor Piazzolla and Alberto Ginastera


Cd Review. Mostly Tangos: Piano Music From The Americas., Oscar Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Cd Review. Mostly Tangos: Piano Music From The Americas., Oscar Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

"...fine pianist, his playing is strong, with clear and expressive phrasing. And the recorded sound is excellent... quite vigorously if this performance is anything to go by. Recommended"


International Steinway Artist. 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

International Steinway Artist. 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Named International Steinway Artist by the prestigious piano manufacturing company.

July 2010


Argentina. Teatro San Martín, Tucumán. May 20, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Argentina. Teatro San Martín, Tucumán. May 20, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

Organized by the Ente de Cultura de Tucumán.
Performed a solo recital.
Works by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Juan José Castro, Virgil Thomson, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, David Jggard, Chester Biscardi, William Bolcom, Manuel Ponce, Astor Piazzolla, and Alberto Ginastera


El Paso, Texas. Grace United Methodist Church. Solo Recital. May 9, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, Texas. Grace United Methodist Church. Solo Recital. May 9, 2010, Oscar E. Macchioni

Oscar Macchioni

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