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Symphony No. 2 (“Brasiliana”) by Walter Burle Marx: an edition and commentary
This research on the Brazilian composer Walter Burle Marx (b São Paulo, 1902; d Akron, Ohio, 1990) is part of an ambitious project, which aims at publishing a performing edition of all four of Burle Marx's symphonies. ...
The Interaction of Linear and Vertical Time in Minimalist and Postminimalist Piano Music
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-01-20)
Minimalist compositions thwart most attempts at analysis given their remarkable simplicity. Moreover, minimalist works are deliberately non-manipulative in order to allow the listener freedom in constructing his or her ...
Songs from behind the curtain, an opera in three acts
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-25)
Songs from Behind the Curtain is the story of Pascal Baur, a damaged composer in 1980's Hartford, who, as the musical director of the Hartford Opera Company, is encoding Soviet messages into his operas. Within the operas ...