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Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival, Department Of Music, University Of Richmond Nov 2017

Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival, Department Of Music, University Of Richmond

Music Department Concert Programs

No abstract provided.


Will Marion Cook (1869-1944): Shows List And Songs And Instrumental Numbers, Peter M. Lefferts Oct 2017

Will Marion Cook (1869-1944): Shows List And Songs And Instrumental Numbers, Peter M. Lefferts

Faculty Publications: School of Music

The present material supplements my on-line document “Chronology and Itinerary of the Career of Will Marion Cook.” That put into some kind of order a number of biographical research notes, principally drawing upon newspaper and genealogy databases. It is one in a series ---“Chronology and Itinerary of the Career of”---devoted to a small number of African American musicians active ca. 1900-1950. In those other documents, compositions were interleaved with other kinds of references following a chronological sequence. Instead of doing the same for Cook, his shows and songs and instrumental numbers, spanning a creative career of almost a half ...


Women's Chorale And Schola Cantorum, Department Of Music, University Of Richmond Apr 2017

Women's Chorale And Schola Cantorum, Department Of Music, University Of Richmond

Music Department Concert Programs

No abstract provided.


Women's Chorale And Schola Cantorum, Department Of Music, University Of Richmond Apr 2017

Women's Chorale And Schola Cantorum, Department Of Music, University Of Richmond

Music Department Concert Programs

No abstract provided.


A Portfolio Of Compositions, Anne-Marie O'Farrell Jan 2017

A Portfolio Of Compositions, Anne-Marie O'Farrell

Research Theses

The works in the attached portfolio address a number of compositional focal points: to bring together diverse strands of musical influence into sustained musical argument, across various large-scale media; to enlarge and explore the musical language of the harp, including the lever harp; and to integrate received materials into new music so as to create a different context while acknowledging musical inheritance. These combine with the exploration of inherent instrumental colour within my approaches to rhythm, harmony, melodic transformation, structure and the use of text to demonstrate the development of my compositional style during my PhD study. The commentary opens ...