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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, ...
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 ...
An analytic overview of the music of Carl Ruggles
During his career, Carl Ruggles was considered to be at the forefront of American contemporary music. His techniques of non-repetition of tones in melodic lines and the saturation of the vertical and horizontal domains ...
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 ...
The restoration anthems of Henry Purcell and their political implications during the reign of Charles II (England)
Although the English anthem was the primary form of sacred composition in England during the Renaissance and early Baroque, it was not considered too sacred to be used as royalist propaganda. Text sources for the anthem ...
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 ...
"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, ...
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, ...