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Aspen P. M
Subterranean Ecosystem - A Work for Chamber Orchestra
Subterranean Ecosystem is a 6-minute work for chamber orchestra (18.104.22.168. / 2.2.1. / 2 perc. harp, celesta, strings) intended as a lively concert-opening work. The piece is influenced by the sound of the jazz “big band” ...
This piece explores combinations of different types of linearly developing patterns. These patterns are of three main varieties: first, strictly linear patterns; second, linear patterns with free surface variation; and ...
...and Silver Lining
"...And Silver Lining" for orchestra explores the idea of creating "clouds" of sound and having the musical elements within the "clouds" gradually spin out of their textures and reveal themselves during the course of the ...
South African "songprints": The lives and works of Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph, Princess Constance Magogo, and Rosa Nepgen
Music in South Africa today is as diverse as its people. Due to this diversity, there are many different ways of describing the various styles of music in the country. Because of my interest in these styles and in gender ...
Henriette Renie: A pioneer in the world of the harp
Henriette Renie was a creative and bold woman in the French musical world at the turn of the twentieth century. She began her career as a child prodigy on the harp, and the success she achieved from this enabled her to ...
Classical Music Serving the People's Republic: Political and National Ideology in the Butterfly Lovers and Yellow River Concerti
This study examines the Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto (1959) and the Yellow River Piano Concerto (1969) in the context of musical culture and political ideologies in the early People’s Republic of China. Significant ...
“Grave, solemn, & fitted to devotion”: Anglican Church Music 1688 – 1727
My thesis explores how English church composers between 1688 and 1727 engaged with the wide-spread religious and cultural objective for moderation and tolerance, in order to avoid repeating the destructiveness of ...
Dance Music for Orchestra
Dance Music for Orchestra is a collection of three concise dance movements that are merged into one eight-minute overture-like work. These movements are meant to exaggerate the energy and spirit of the Op. 46 and Op.72 ...