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dc.contributor.advisorEverett, William A., 1962-eng
dc.contributor.authorPeck, Sarin W. (Sarin Christine Williams), 1978-eng
dc.coverage.spatialFinlandeng
dc.coverage.spatialSwedeneng
dc.date.issued2011-05-09eng
dc.date.submitted2011 Springeng
dc.descriptionTitle from PDF of title page, viewed on May 9, 2011eng
dc.descriptionDissertation advisor: William Everetteng
dc.descriptionVitaeng
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (p. 264-269)eng
dc.descriptionThesis (D.M.A.)--Conservatory of Music and Dance. University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011eng
dc.description.abstractJazz 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 under consideration in the present study, and new versions of the music were created through both improvisation and composition. While jazz is relatively new, choral singing is an ancient tradition and is especially prominent in Nordic Europe. All types of choral groups, including children's choirs, amateur organizations, and professional ensembles, flourish in Finland and Sweden today. With the strong influence of both choral music and jazz in these countries, it seems logical for the two genres to comingle. This study investigates the influence of jazz elements upon the choral music of five composers, two from Finland and three from Sweden, whose work spans half a decade: Bengt Hallberg (b. 1932), Nils Lindberg (b. 1933), Heikki Sarmanto (b. 1939), Steve Dobrogosz (b. 1956), and Mia Makaroff (b. 1970). Each of these artists has combined elements from jazz and choral music to create some of the most distinctive musical compositions in Finland and Sweden today.eng
dc.description.tableofcontentsJazz elements -- A brief history of Nordic jazz and choral music -- Heikki Sarmanto -- Mia Makaroff and Rajaton -- Bengt Hallberg -- Nils Lindberg -- Steve Dobrogosz -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Works arranged by country and composer -- Appendix B. Works arranged by length and scoring -- Appendix C. Works arranged by level of difficulty -- Appendix D. Permissions.eng
dc.format.extentix, 271 p.eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/10679eng
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri--Kansas Cityeng
dc.subject.lcshHallberg, Bengt, 1932-eng
dc.subject.lcshLindberg, Nils, 1933-eng
dc.subject.lcshSarmanto, Heikki, 1939-eng
dc.subject.lcshDobrogosz, Steveeng
dc.subject.lcshMakaroff, Mia, 1971-eng
dc.subject.lcshJazz -- Finlandeng
dc.subject.lcshJazz -- Swedeneng
dc.subject.lcshChoral music -- Finlandeng
dc.subject.lcshChoral music -- Swedeneng
dc.subject.otherDissertation -- University of Missouri--Kansas City -- Musiceng
dc.titleJazz elements in select Finnish and Swedish choral musiceng
dc.typeThesiseng
thesis.degree.disciplineMusic (UMKC)eng
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Missouri--Kansas Cityeng
thesis.degree.levelDoctoraleng
thesis.degree.nameD.M.A.eng


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