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  • 364 Days: Suite for Jazz Orchestra 

    Chapman, Jonathan Eric (2014)
    364 Days: Suite for Jazz Orchestra was composed for a standard seventeen-piece (5/4/4/4) jazz orchestra. The suite is comprised of five pieces- And I Think of You; Goodnight; What Ifs; 364 Days; The Dreamer and The Realist ...
  • an Aid in the Process 

    Winter, Zane (2016)
    an Aid in the Process is a work featuring an unusual orchestral configuration, making use of two distinct groups, each with their own conductor. Programmatically, the work addresses aid in-dying legislation and contemporary ...
  • The Battle of Westport: Along Union Lines A Chamber Work With Electronics and Narration in Eight Movements 

    Lynn, Brian Arthur (2016)
    The Battle of Westport: Along Union Lines is an eight-movement chamber piece for 12 instruments (3 woodwinds, 3 brass, 1 percussion, string quintet), electronics and narration. Live audio has been captured at eight of the ...
  • Between Glimpses of Blue for Wind Ensemble and Fixed Media 

    King-Smith, Theodore Ronald (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
    Between Glimpses of Blue is a work for wind ensemble and fixed media that uses the visual imagery of clouds as the inspiration for the piece, and as a direct influence for the form and orchestration. Cirrus, Stratus, ...
  • Bird-like: five scenes for sinfonietta (or chamber orchestra) 

    Ottum, Cooper Riley (2015-07-28)
    Bird-like is a continuous series of five musical scenes for sinfonietta, or, optionally, chamber orchestra (single winds, with a small string section). Each scene is inspired by the motions, behaviors, and physical ...
  • The Birth of the Eternal for String Orchestra, Piano and Percussion 

    Amiryan, Tatev (University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2016)
    The Birth of the Eternal is a one-movement composition for string orchestra, piano and percussion. It is written as a centennial commemoration of the 1915 Armenian Genocide and honors the memory of the victims of the ...
  • BITE: New Music Concert and Multimedia Installation Featuring Vocal Soloists from the KC VITAs Chamber Choir and Dancers from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance 

    Busch, Stacy (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
    BITE is a multi-media installation that features all new music in an entirely immersive space. There is no complete, written score for the full performance. Instead, there is fixed media with semi-improvised, cellular vocal ...
  • BOOM!!! ...for Real! 

    Landis, Steven Jon Jr. (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
    BOOM!!! ...for Real! is a fifteen-minute chamber concerto for alto saxophone (doubling tenor) and mixed chamber ensemble. The paintings and techniques of three American expressionist painters—Cy Twombly, Franz Kline, ...
  • Chamber Symphony 

    Kern, Joseph (2015-08-04)
    “Chamber Symphony” is a symphony for chamber orchestra (flute/piccolo, oboe/english horn, clarinet, bassoon, two horns in F, piano, and strings) and soprano. It is in a nesting doll structure. That is, there are increasingly ...
  • Characters in Theatre for Orchestra 

    Wang, Amao (2016)
    Beijing Opera is a form of traditional Chinese theater that combines singing, reciting, performing, acrobatics acting, and instrumental accompanying, along with rich face make-up, costume and stage setting. I applied ...
  • Child's Play:a Collection of Three Pieces for Instruments and Fixed Electronic Media 

    Bolte, Jason Lee, 1985- (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2015-03-09)
    "Child's Play" is a collection of three pieces for instruments and fixed electronic media inspired by the sounds of my daughter's toys. The first piece, "With My Eyes Shut" is for clarinet and fixed electronic media, the ...
  • Children of Chaos: Three Movements for Orchestra 

    Powell, Aubrie (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
    Two characters from The Chronicles of Chaos trilogy by John C. Wright inspire these three movements for orchestra, “Amelia,” “Colin,” and “Exit.” The characters in the story are not human and have different powers ...
  • Clear Sound for Clarinet and Orchestra 

    Stevenson, Benjamin Joel (2016)
    Clear Sound is the opening movement of a larger three movement concerto for solo clarinet and orchestra being written for clarinetist and conductor Luis Viquez Cordoba. I set out to compose a traditionally structured ...
  • Concerto for Tenor Saxophone and Wind Ensemble 

    Baker, Dylan Arthur (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
    I wrote CONCERTO FOR TENOR SAXOPHONE AND WIND ENSEMBLE in the tradition of the grand concerti of the nineteenth century, but incorporating a modern sense of harmony and rhythm. The spirit of the piece is very in the ...
  • Concerto for Two Horns and Orchestra 

    Morel, Daniel Eric (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
    This concerto for two horns and orchestra is a 25-minute work for two virtuoso horn players and full-size orchestra. The work draws on images of the Rocky Mountains and Western United States. Three movements depict a ...
  • Cryptogram (2011) for wind ensemble 

    Capp, Tyler Avis (2015)
    Cryptogram is a nine-minute, one-movement composition for wind ensemble that explores the use of embedded musical quotations to generate basic melodic, harmonic, and formal structures. In contrast to traditional quotation, ...
  • Darwin's Thought 

    Tam, Ka Shu (2015-07-28)
    It is difficult to describe accurately the bond between humans and society. Our current society is morphing at such a gradual pace that no one seems to notice many changes. Those changes, however, accumulate and in fact ...
  • Daughter of Bird and Earth 

    Yan, Yiguo (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    The single movement symphonic poem Daughter of Bird and Earth draws its inspiration from my own long poem in modern Chinese, The Resurrection of Poems, which narrates an imaginary woman’s life journey, both internally and ...
  • Escape from the Evil Empire 

    Young, Kerwin (2015-07-28)
    A dirge for soprano, women’s chorus, and orchestra, ‘Escape from the Evil Empire’ was created with the idea of composing original music for an epic, major motion picture. The original text speaks of unwanted souls in a ...
  • Excursus: Three Art Songs for Soprano and Flexible Media 

    Kauhl, Cody Lee (2015-07-28)
    Commissioned by coloratura soprano Mikaela Sullivan for performance in April 2014, Excursus explores the methods in which modern television broadcasting attempts to provide different facets of human desire, thus propagating ...