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Wet Crimson on Chiricahua
The acoustic scale, derived as it is from the overtone series lends both a tonally functional power and harmonic clarity to my work for large orchestra. The fact that the overtone series, through its first 14 members sounded ...
Structural, dramatic and stylistic relationships in Prokofiev's Sonatas no. 7 and no. 8
Prokofiev's compositional output during the years 1939-1944 was exceptional in both quantity and quality. The War Years spawned many of Prokofiev's greatest works, including the trilogy of the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth ...
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 piano music of Boris Papandopulo
This dissertation examines the life and music of the Croatian composer Boris Papandopulo. The socio-political climate in which he lived is taken into account, and special attention is devoted to the duality in his compositional ...
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 ...
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 ornamentation of the four flute concerti of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: An examination of their notations according to the original manuscripts, and a discussion of their executions according to eighteenth-century treatises
This document explores the ornamentations found in the four flute concerti of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. It considers C. P. E. Bach's and J. J. Quantz's suggestions for the execution of trills and appoggiaturas according ...
Festival Psalm Sequence: A chamber work for four singers, three violists, and two percussionists
This seven-movement cantata is a setting of texts from the Psalms which portray a spiritual pilgrimage. The work begins with viola playing harmonics off-stage, and all performers processing into position. Each singer has ...