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Passage. (Original composition);
Passage consists of six main sections, a prelude and postlude. Each section is unified through the continual variation of one main motive as well as the chord progression from which the motive is derived. The head of the ...
"Diptychon" is a visual and musical exploration of the effects of the commodification of identity on one’s soul. The video begins with symbolic images of the psychological world. This leads into the heart of the piece, ...
Morgon-Kara. (Original composition);
Morgon-Kara is a one movement orchestra piece. It is a character piece which evokes a feeling of primitive cultures. The instrumentation is as follows: 1 piccolo, 1 flute (doubles alto flute), 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 2 ...
Angel Music. (Original composition);
Angel Music is comprised of two contrasting movements for full orchestra and was written on the spirit of dance and celebration. Performance time is approximately thirteen minutes. The first movement is a conversational ...
The Naples L'homme arme masses, Burgundy and the Order of the Golden Fleece: The origins of the L'homme arme tradition
This study discusses the L'Homme arme tradition in Burgundy and places the six Naples L'Homme arme masses in that tradition. The first part of the thesis describes the court of Burgundy and the Order of the Golden Fleece ...
The compositional art of Clara Schumann: Perspectives on selected lieder as informed by text-to-music and music-to-text approaches
In the last two decades there has been a surge of interest in Clara Schumann's life and compositions. Scholarship regarding her lieder, however, has not been so abundant. Now that Schumann has been brought to our attention, ...
First Light. (Original composition);
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Musical Diversions at the Court of Louis XIV
During the carnival season of 1700, as some of the entertainments at the court of Louis XIV, there were presented seven mascarades at Marly, a châiteau near Versailles. The mascarade was a small-scale musical production ...
Beethoven's Triple Concerto: A New Perspective on a Neglected Work
Beethoven's Triple Concerto for piano, violin, and violoncello, opus 56, is one of Beethoven's most neglected pieces, and is performed far less than any of his other works of similar scope. It has been disparaged by scholars, ...