• Berri 

    Borowiec, Jeffrey Ryan (2014-07-17)
    Berri is a dramatic musical composition for large chamber ensemble (Piccolo, Flute, Bb Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Bass, Piano, and Percussion) and narrator. The text for the narrator is an original ...
  • The Big Top, Concerto for Solo Percussion and Orchestra 

    Garcia-Castells, Federico Jose (University of Missouri--Kansas City., 2010)
    "The Big Top" is a piece in three movements for symphony orchestra and solo percussionist who is required to play nine different percussion instruments. In the first movement the soloist alternates playing on marimba and ...
  • Chamber Symphony 

    Kern, Joseph (2015-08-04)
    “Chamber Symphony” is a symphony for chamber orchestra (flute/piccolo, oboe/english horn, clarinet, bassoon, two horns in F, piano, and strings) and soprano. It is in a nesting doll structure. That is, there are increasingly ...
  • Composition No. 1, quintet for two violins, viola, cello, and sampler 

    Martin, Stamos James (2013-07-23)
    Composition No. 1 is a work for string quartet and interactive electronics. The work is around twenty minutes long and separated into five movements, all of them elided through the use of attaccas. The work's organizational ...
  • Cryptogram (2011) for wind ensemble 

    Capp, Tyler Avis (2015)
    Cryptogram is a nine-minute, one-movement composition for wind ensemble that explores the use of embedded musical quotations to generate basic melodic, harmonic, and formal structures. In contrast to traditional quotation, ...
  • Fit to Live, a flexible form concerto for wind ensemble 

    Pulatie, Leah Sproul (2014-08-28)
    This work is a flexible form concerto for trumpet and wind ensemble. It consists of several fixed sections, or modules, that can be put together in several specific pre-determined ways to create various versions of the ...
  • Flourishes (2012.13) for chamber orchestra 

    Omiccioli, Nicholas Scott (2014-09-30)
    flourishes (2012.13) for chamber orchestra was composed for the Summer Music Institute at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. The title serves as a description for the active woodwind parts and large scale ...
  • Gumiho how I tried to give up eating human livers and love someone: an opera in two acts 

    Kim, Nahyun (2014-08-28)
    Gumiho (pronounced goo-mi-ho) is an opera based on an ancient Korean folktale about a 5,000 year old fox-monster with nine tails whose only source of nourishment is human livers. The complete opera will be in two acts ...
  • The Interaction of Linear and Vertical Time in Minimalist and Postminimalist Piano Music 

    Lee, Richard Andrew (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-01-20)
    Minimalist compositions thwart most attempts at analysis given their remarkable simplicity. Moreover, minimalist works are deliberately non-manipulative in order to allow the listener freedom in constructing his or her ...
  • Jazz elements in select Finnish and Swedish choral music 

    Peck, Sarin W. (Sarin Christine Williams), 1978- (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-09)
    Jazz 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 ...
  • Lapse of time, for flute, clarine, violin, cello, percussion and piano 

    Yang, Ming (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 3/10/2015)
    The inspiration for this piece came from some initial sounds in my mind. The music is combination of these sounds, which sometimes mix well and sometimes collide. In order to realize these sounds, I created three primary ...
  • NAYA JEEVAN, CONCERTO FOR DOUBLE BASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE 

    Cole, Andrew Seager (2014-07-17)
    Naya Jeevan, meaning new life in Hindi, is a twenty-four minute, two-movement concerto for double bass and wind ensemble. While the two movements vary drastically in mood, texture, and tone, they both explore intensity ...
  • Qiuci fantasy for full orchestra 

    Li, Xinyan (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2013-03-12)
    Qiuci Fantasy is a two-movement work for full orchestra. Its inspiration comes from the Quici people, who lived about 1,400 years ago in the Kuche region of northwest China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region. The Quici people ...
  • 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 ...
  • Redwall Symphonic Poem for Orchestra 

    Luetkemeyer, Joshua Kyle (2015-08-04)
    Redwall is programmatically based off of the Redwall book series by Brian Jacques. The story takes place in a medieval world where animals are given human characteristics. The protagonist, Martin, is a slave mouse who ...
  • RetroRhapsody for two pianos, two basses and percussion 

    Rivers, Art (2013-06-25)
    RetroRhapsody takes its inspiration from the culturally fascinating early-to-middle portion of twentieth-century American popular culture. Two of the biggest musical developments were, of course, jazz and rock 'n roll, ...
  • Songs from behind the curtain, an opera in three acts 

    Jesperson, Ryan (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-25)
    Songs from Behind the Curtain is the story of Pascal Baur, a damaged composer in 1980's Hartford, who, as the musical director of the Hartford Opera Company, is encoding Soviet messages into his operas. Within the operas ...
  • Time, Unfolding 

    Chan, Chin Ting (2014-09-30)
    time, unfolding was written for performance in the 70th Annual Composers Conference at Wellesley College. It explores the slow unfolding of musical materials and how it affects our perception of musical time. The idea ...
  • To the Forgotten : for orchestra 

    Yang, Hui-Ting (2014-04-02)
    To the forgotten is inspired by the process of observing nature and realizing the interrelationship between humanity and nature by the method of self-preservation. I discovered a similar approach toward nature in three ...