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  • Nidra for chamber orchestra 

    Ng, Kelvin King Fung (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-01)
    I believe in music as spiritual conveyor. My musical goal is to enhance this function. The current thesis is an attempt, of which the principle is to reach the spiritual through the corporeal, to resonate the mutual ...
  • Pathétique: a tale of two rabbys 

    Padavic, Brian Thomas (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-29)
    My thesis incorporates a variety of contrasting styles and musical material in an attempt to unify them under the same work while maintaining a unique sound. Since I began composing, I've heard this collaboration in my ...
  • Pictures of strangers 

    Baumgardner, Myles Bradford, 1980- (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-10-25)
    Pictures of Strangers is primarily concerned with the differences between perception and reality. These differences are approached both conceptually and musically through a variety of means. The movement titles are drawn ...
  • Quaerere Sententias I 

    Johnson, Richard W., 1978- (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2015-03-09)
    Quaerere Sententias (“search for meaning”) is a collection of pieces composed for soloists, digital audio, and video. The first set, Quaerere Sententias I, is comprised of three pieces: Introit, for trumpet; Hiram, for ...
  • Queen of Heaven for piano and electronics 

    Blasco, Scott Peter (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-11-04)
    Queen of Heaven is a large-scale composition for piano and electronics, cast as five meditations on the Virgin Mary. Each of the five movements is set in musical materials that both subjectively and symbolically express ...
  • Shatter and spin again 

    Copp, Mackenzie Ann (2013)
    There are many reasons for accepting viewpoints that are naîve and uncompromising. Maybe it's the only position to which we've been exposed. Maybe it's easier to accept instead of to question. But it is in the relief of ...
  • Sinfonietta for wind ensemble augmented with string quartet 

    Eichenbaum, Daniel Adam (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-09)
    A small consort of strings joins a full-sized wind ensemble in Sinfonietta. Although it is not a concerto, Sinfonietta flips the classical notion of an orchestra on its head. Whereas the Classical orchestra represented ...
  • Things unseen 

    Edmondson, Jennifer Diane (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-01)
    This piece began as my reaction to a series of personal losses during my final year of graduate school. The most intense of these losses was a rapid decline in my father's health, which brought many changes to my family. ...
  • Till Coffee Do Us Part 

    Chittum, John Rupert (2016)
    Till Coffee Do Us Part is a chamber opera scored for two violins, cello, electronics,  soprano, and tenor. The opera was written as a part of Black House Collective’s and the  Kansas City Electronic Music and Arts Alli ...
  • Tsuki no Shirabe for flute and koto 

    Steele, Scott (2015)
    Tsuki no Shirabe was composed at the request of Jun Aita-san to commemorate her 60th birthday of her mother, Michiko Saito-san. I asked to compose music that is both reminiscent of Japanese music and aesthetics, and ...