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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
THE ORGAN CONCERTO OF PAUL COOPER: AN ANALYSIS
Three features of the musical speech of Paul Cooper figure prominently in his compositions for the organ, and specifically the Organ Concerto (1982). These are a "signature chord", a "Lombardian snap", and the process of ...
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 ...
First Light. (Original composition);
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