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Aesthetic Mobility in the Use of Texture in the Works of Gyӧrgy Ligeti
It will be the primary objective of this paper to determine the basic characteristics of Ligeti's compositional aesthetic and to contrast these findings with certain other aesthetics of contemporary music. This will ...
An Introduction to Chinese Orchestra Instruments
Although Chinese residents in America seem to have a great influence on American society and the economy, the literature explaining the Chinese people's culture is still very limited, especially in music. Therefore, the ...
A Pedagogical Approach to the Suite in G Major for Violoncello Solo by J. S. Bach
The six suites for violoncello solo by J. S. Bach stand not only among the greatest literature for the cello but also can be used very effectively in studio teaching. There has been very little written on how these ...
A Cross-Cultural Examination of Women in the Orchestras of West Germany and the United States: An Attitudinal and Statistical Analysis
This project examines the current status of women in the professional orchestras of the United States and Federal Republic of Germany. Letters requesting a listing of the number of men and women within each instrument ...
A Four-Year Curriculum for the Liberal Arts College Band with Special Implications for William Jewell College
In this paper, a four-year rotating curriculum for a small college band is proposed based on a survey of other small college band programs.
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 ...
Textual Considerations in the Quotations of Gospel Hymn Tunes and Other Familiar Material in the Symphonies of Charles Ives
This paper focuses on the biographical connection to the use of musical quotations in the works of Charles Ives. Hymn tune use is emphasized. Three differing theories proposed by other authors are considered and debated.
A Study of the Cambiata Voice
A discussion of the role of the boy's treble voice in early times is preceded with consideration of the initial role and eventual dismissal of women's voices from choral music settings. This summary is important to ...
Mahler and the Revelation of God: A Study of the Christ-Fixation, Messianic Tendencies, and the Analogous Historical Position of Musical "Messiah" with Regard to the Life and Works of Gustav Mahler During the Years of His Life up to and Including the Composition of Symphony No.4 in G Major
The purpose of this study is to illuminate the musical mission of Gustav Mahler and how he felt his ministry was just as much a divine calling as was that of Jesus Christ; in fact it will be stated that Mahler did indeed ...
Choral Settings of Three Christmas Carols
This project includes choral arrangements by the author with historical background and performance notes for the carols "Hark the Harold Angels Sing," "I Wonder As I Wander," and "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day."
Vocal Techniques Used by the Bel Canto Masters Traced Through Their Treatises, Successful Students and Historical Accounts
It is the purpose of this paper to trace various treatises of the most outstanding voice teachers and musicians of the bel canto period and compile those results directly concerned with the production of the voice. Also, ...
St. Cecilia and Music: Origins and Traditions to 1800
The purpose of this study is to observe the effect of the St. Cecilia legend on music. It will be shown that even though Cecilia is a saint from the 3rd century AD, she was not specifically associated with music until the ...
Chinese Choral Music: An Approach for English-Speaking Singers
Chinese philosophy, architecture, painting, and music are some of the cultural areas explored by the West recently. Western fascination with Chinese culture seems to indicate increased understanding across societies, ...
Paul Creston: His Life, Philosophies, and Selected Works
The music of Paul Creston is known for its lyricism, shifting tonalities, and especially for the careful and deliberate attention given to the rhythmic element. His style is distinctive from American musical movements such ...
Falsetto: Learning to Sing the Full Upper Register Through Development of the Falsetto
This project has been undertaken to show that it is possible to build the full upper register through development of the falsetto. The process is quite slow, in that it takes time and concerted effort to start with a small ...
A Policy and Procedures Manual for the Operation of the Red Door Children's Center: A Case Study
The purpose of this project was to develop an all inclusive manual that could be used for the operation of the Red Door Children's Center, an existing child care facility at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Lee's Summit, ...
Interprofessional Collaboration Across the Treatment Process in Music Therapy
The purpose of this study was to identify common protocols for music therapists who utilize interprofessional collaboration (IC) in the workplace. Participants were all Board Certified Music Therapists (N = 595). The ...
The Orchestral and Band Works of David Kraehenbuehl
This paper explores the compositional output for large ensembles by David Kraehenbuehl and purposes to engender within other conductors an interest in performing his works.
A Study of Three Masses: Mozart, Bruckner, and Stravinsky
The purpose of this study is to compare three different Masses chosen due to their individuality, place in the history of music, and their importance to the choral repertoire of large forms. They are: Mass in C Minor (K. ...
Complete Survey of Trumpet Literature
Bibliography of music literature for trumpet solo and in chamber ensemble. Also includes lists of publishers, agents, libraries, indexed articles, and books on brass and trumpets....