Jenny McLeod: The emergence of a New Zealand voice

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dc.contributor.advisor Citron, Marcia J.
dc.creator Hardie, Richard Lawrence 2009-06-03T23:59:19Z 2009-06-03T23:59:19Z 1994
dc.description.abstract This thesis examines the question: "What does it mean to have a New Zealand voice?" as exemplified in the life and music of Jenny McLeod. The study has focused on McLeod's struggle to find a balance between three needs: the needs of the composer, and the needs of those who perform and listen to a composer's music. To balance these ideals McLeod has drawn on many sources of inspiration over the years. As a result, her career as a composer appears at first glance to be rather sporadic and incomplete. I maintain, however, that throughout her career McLeod was working constantly towards satisfying the needs outlined above. When examining the development of New Zealand music during the second half of the twentieth-century, I believe that these issues are the same as those confronting all New Zealand artists. The life and music of Jenny McLeod is, therefore, a representative example of the emergence of a distinctive "voice" in New Zealand music.
dc.format.extent 68 p.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Music
dc.title Jenny McLeod: The emergence of a New Zealand voice
dc.type.genre Thesis
dc.type.material Text Music Music Rice University Masters Master of Music
dc.identifier.citation Hardie, Richard Lawrence. (1994) "Jenny McLeod: The emergence of a New Zealand voice." Masters Thesis, Rice University.

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