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The Iconic One-Hit Wonder: The History And Reception Of Franz Biebl's Ave Maria, Matthew Oltman Jul 2017

The Iconic One-Hit Wonder: The History And Reception Of Franz Biebl's Ave Maria, Matthew Oltman

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

Franz Biebl’s Ave Maria is one of the most well-known small-scale choral pieces written in the latter half of the twentieth century. Since its introduction to American choirs in 1970, it has become an important part of the standard choral repertoire and is often performed perennially, especially at Christmas. It was integral to the rise in popularity of Chanticleer, the American professional male chorus, and remains closely associated with the ensemble thanks to it being recorded and published in the United States under Chanticleer’s auspices. Despite these facts, very little has been written about the composer or his ...


A Jamaican Voice: The Choral Music Of Noel Dexter, Desmond A. Moulton Aug 2015

A Jamaican Voice: The Choral Music Of Noel Dexter, Desmond A. Moulton

Dissertations

As we approach the twenty-first century, the world generally is moving away from the dominance of the European aesthetic towards a world music that owes much to the musical resources of the African-American tradition. Jamaica’s social and philosophical music belong mainly to that tradition, which includes the use of rhythms, and timbral and melodic resources that exist independently of harmony. Already in this century, Jamaicans have created two totally new music - Nyabinghi, which performs a philosophical function and Reggae, which performs a social function. The choral music of Noel Dexter is important because it is uniquely Jamaican/Caribbean in ...


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Feb 2009

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of choral music. Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee Club on four pieces by von Bingen, Morley, Mendelssohn, and Whitacre.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Dec 2008

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs joined the UTEP Wind Symphony in an evening of holiday favorites.


El Paso Independent School District Parade Of Choirs, Elisa Fraser Wilson Nov 2008

El Paso Independent School District Parade Of Choirs, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The Women's Glee Club was a featured choir on the El Paso Independent School District's annual Parade of Choirs concert.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Apr 2008

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of choral music. Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee Club on pieces by Bright and a song cycle premiere by UTEP's composer-in- residence, Dr. Dominic Dousa.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Mar 2008

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of choral music. Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee Club on four pieces by Boyd, Purcell, Debussy, and Brahms.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Dec 2007

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed with the UTEP Wind Symphony in an evening of holiday choral music. Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee Club on four holiday favorites.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Apr 2007

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of choral music. Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee Club on selections from Persichetti's Spring Cantata and Faure's Messe Basse.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Feb 2007

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of choral music. Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee club on five pieces by Debussy, Persichetti, Vivaldi, Raminsh, and Ancina.


Holiday Spectacular, Elisa Fraser Wilson Nov 2006

Holiday Spectacular, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of holiday choral music.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Oct 2006

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs joined forces with the orchestra to perform Haydn's Paukenmesse. Other works performed included the music of Hindemith, Reger and Bennet.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Apr 2006

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of choral music. Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee club on four pieces by Brahms, Naplan, Busto and Shaw.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Feb 2006

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of choral music. Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee Club on six pieces by Palestrina, Elsbeth, Cornish, Goetz, Vaughn Williams, and Gilbert and Sullivan.


Christmas In Spain And The New World, Elisa Fraser Wilson Nov 2005

Christmas In Spain And The New World, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs joined forces to present an evening of holiday music from Spain and the Americas. Dr. Wilson directed the Women's Glee Club in the music of Franck, McKelvy, and Britten.


A Ceremony Of Carols, Elisa Fraser Wilson Nov 2005

A Ceremony Of Carols, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

Dr. Wilson conducted the Women's Glee Club in a concert of Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, featuring guest harpist Lynn Gorman. Other works included holiday pieces by Franck, Yon, and McKelvy.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Oct 2005

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The university choirs performed an evening of choral music. Dr. Wilson directed the Women's Glee Club in music by Patriquin, Britten and Chilcott.


University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson Oct 2004

University Choirs Concert, Elisa Fraser Wilson

Elisa Fraser Wilson

The University Chorus, Chorale and Jazz Singers performed an evening of choral music, conducted by Dr. William McMillan and Dr. Elisa Fraser Wilson.