• Benditos 

    Bezerra, Luis Hermano Cavalcante (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
    Benditos is the given name to a set of old chants from the religious repertoire, particularly in the country part of northeast Brazil. This Portuguese word stands for "blessed" and is customarily performed by old devotees. ...
  • Combining analytic perspectives in Toru Takemitsu's Rain Tree Sketch II 

    Wiele, Andrew (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
    Utilizing multiple methodologies for analyzing music contributes to an informed performance. I have termed this approach collaborative music theory and believe it can be used for analysis in a wide variety of music. To ...
  • Gia Dinh for orchestra 

    Huynh, Oswald (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
    [EMBARGOED UNTIL 6/1/2023] Gia Dinh, meaning "family" in Vietnamese, is an exploration of intergenerational trauma, cultural inheritance, and what is lost between eras. Specifically, I am focusing on the greater Vietnamese ...
  • Ritual and Sacrifice 

    Fitzpatrick, Daniel (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
    Ritual and Sacrifice is an orchestral work that was composed for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. While the title provokes vivid and troubling imagery, the piece is metaphorical and focuses on the thoughts one might have ...