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This piece is built around the interval of a tritone followed by a major third and is mostly a through-composed work. Through most of this piece, the percussion plays a polyrhythm that operates as a foreground and sometimes ...
The title refers to short, jagged gestures that permeate the piece. These fragments interrupt the ongoing music then gradually take over the texture, until they are in turn dethroned by another "shard." The title also ...
An analysis of Debussy's "Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp"
The Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp, written in 1915, is an excellent example of Claude Debussy's later style. The purpose of this thesis is to discuss the elements of this later style and represent them graphically. In ...
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, ...
Symphonic Overture. (Original composition); (Overture)
Symphonic Overture is a ten minute work for an orchestra consisting of pairs of winds, four horns, two trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, and strings. The overall structure is ABA', where B starts at the ...
The sonorous object, built from the skin of three dead love songs, does not exist... (Original composition);
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Stylistic transformation in the chansons of Antoine Busnois (France)
The transmission of the majority of Antoine Busnois's chansons into Italian sources suggests the composer may have visited the country and may have assimiliated musically Italiante characteristics into his compositional ...
The organ masses of Claudio Merulo: a performing edition
Claudio Merulo was born in Correggio, Italy in 1533, and died in Parma in 1604. In 1568 he published one of his first works, the Messe d'intavolatura . . . libro quarto. This volume contains three Masses and three Credos ...
Luigi Dallapiccola's "Il Prigioniero": A musico-dramatic analysis of Scene IV (Italy)
The purpose of this study is to illustrate several aspects of Dallapiccola's coherent expressionism in Il Prigioniero by focusing upon his approach to symmetrical formal structure in the drama; structural relationships in ...
"Songs of Arion" for symphony orchestra (2010)
This work for symphony orchestra is written in memory of the composer Gustav Mahler (1860--1911), in honor of both the 150 th anniversary of his birth and the approaching 100th anniversary of his death. As such, it traces ...