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The Principal [sic] Aspects of the Art of the American Musical as Forwarded by Two Pieces, Show Boat and Oklahoma
The purpose of this paper is to present the principal aspects of the Art of the American Musical as forwarded by two pieces, Show Boat and Oklahoma. I have compiled researched facts about the early history of the American ...
Harmonic Development in the Piano Sonatas of Alexander Skryabin
In this paper, the harmonic development, or lack of it, in selected piano sonatas from the three periods of Skryabin's career will be discussed. Harmonic development, not in the sense of chord progressions or voice leading, ...
The Mid-Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries: A Study of Performance Practices in Two Exemplary Works for the Flute
It is the intention of this study to provide some information concerning performance practices encountered intwo compositions which include the transverse flute in their instrumentation. These works are the Sonata 1 op. ...
On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand
This paper looks at some of the hymn tunes which accompany Samuel Stennett's "On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand." Many versions of hymn tunes and settings are compared.
English Music in the Twentieth Century
If one attempted to make a list of the greatest twentieth-century English composers, it might be possible to link them in pairs. For example, Edward Elgar and Frederick Delius, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst, ...
Solo Voice Technique and its Application to the Choral Ensemble
The study of voice pedagogy has long been a subject divided by varying beliefs and methods. The teachers of voice pedagogy and the directors of choral music have not always been in agreement in their respective use and/or ...
Melodic Analysis of Lieder of Selected German Composers
The purpose of this analysis is to reveal, as far as possible through observation of intervals or patterns of notes, any stylistic distinctions or similarities from a historical perspective within the limits of selections ...
An Annotated Bibliography of Chamber Music Literature in Which the Bassoon is Found
The goal of this annotated bibliography was to search through the Music/Media section of the Miller Nichols library (University of Missouri-Kansas City) for all chamber music, scores and parts, that include a bassoon. Each ...
A Manual for Organizing a Renaissance Collegium
The purpose of this manual is to assist musicians that are forming Renaissance Collegiums, specifically on the college level. The author has formed two such ensembles, one at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and the ...
"The Problem:" A Study of the Changing Voice, Its Causes and Methods of Dealing With It
In this study, the sound producing organs and the effect body growth has on them will be discussed. An investigation of the theories concerned with the recognition of approaching change and a study of two of the major ...
The Use of Wind Instruments with Choral Music for the Church
This paper gives a history of the use of wind and string instruments as coupled with the voice in the Christian church. Focus is given to the Venetian style as typified by Giovanni Gabrieli. Included is a bibliography of ...
Concerto VI in B♭ for Clarinet and Orchestra by Jean Xavier Lefèvre
This transcription of Jean-Xavier Lefèvre's clarinet concerto includes interpretation suggestions.
Examining the sources of self-efficacy among instrumental music teachers
This dissertation comprises three projects that were designed to investigate the extent that mastery experiences, verbal persuasions, vicarious experiences, and physiological state contribute to instrumental music teachers' ...
An investigation of relationships between Flow Theory and music performance anxiety
This dissertation comprises three projects designed to investigate the relationship between flow and music performance anxiety and using flow to alleviate music performance anxiety. One investigation is a comprehensive ...
Characteristics of the high school varsity mixed show choir
This descriptive study was designed to provide researchers and educators with baseline data about characteristics of show choirs and information regarding the role the show choir plays in the high school choral department. ...
The development of a valid and reliable instrument to grade the difficulty of vocal solo repertoire
The purpose of this study is to design a valid and reliable instrument, the Ralston Repertoire Difficulty Index (RRDI), to measure the difficulty of solo vocal repertoire. Another important aspect of this instrument is its ...
Transcending the technical : an examination of spirituality in choral music making for selected public
The purpose of this phenomenology was to contribute to the examination of the role of spirituality in choral music making for public school choral conductors in the United States. Since the year 2000, the topic of spirituality ...
Reaching digital native music majors : pedagogy for undergraduate group piano in the 21st century
This dissertation comprises three projects that were designed to contribute to our understanding of today's digital native music majors and their needs within the group piano curriculum. The first investigation is a review ...
The dream is more than process
The piece is a more overt nod to my rap and rap-culture related influences. This is manifested in a number of ways, the beat-box flute throughout the mid-section of the piece, and the bass line and kick drum dancing ...