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dc.contributor.advisor Brandt, Anthony K.
dc.creator Patrick, Joseph Timothy 2009-06-04T08:46:45Z 2009-06-04T08:46:45Z 2003
dc.description.abstract Sarshaothar (pronounced sar-show-thar) is a Gaelic word meaning masterpiece. Music composition follows a long practiced tradition of the master-apprentice system. When an apprentice wished to become a practicing professional, a masterpiece was required. Sarshaothar is a seven minute composition for full orchestra, and was written in Houston, Texas. The work uses an expanded octatonic pitch collection, and a thirteen chord progression. These two elements start independent, then are woven together to form a complex piece with a wild finish. The work is dedicated to Judith Patrick, the mother of the author.
dc.format.extent 41 p.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Music
dc.title Sarshaothar
dc.type.genre Thesis
dc.type.material Text Music Music Rice University Masters Master of Music
dc.identifier.citation Patrick, Joseph Timothy. (2003) "Sarshaothar." Masters Thesis, Rice University.

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