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Jazz elements in select Finnish and Swedish choral music
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-09)
Jazz was born in the United States around the turn of the twentieth-century and arrived in the Nordic lands in the 1920s and '30s. After this initial encounter, jazz spread throughout Finland and Sweden, the two countries ...
The art songs of Jaime León: a textual and musical analysis
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-26)
The thirty-six art songs of Colombian composer Jaime León (b. 1921) represent an important addition to the art song repertory. Chapter 1 introduces the topic and the literature on Jaime León and Latin American art song. ...
(Re)constructing Johann Sebastian Bach: reception history and performance practice in New York City during the Great War
The perception of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) in New York City during the time of the Great War can be illuminated through two threads: 1) reception history and reputation, and 2) contemporary performance practices. ...