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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 ...
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 ...
Signposts in a Strange Land. (Original composition); (Walker Percy)
Signposts in a Strange Land is a work for string quartet inspired by native Alabama author Walker Percy. Percy's humorously existential novels usually center around a character living with a sense of loss of identity and ...
Novas. (Original composition);
Novas is a work for orchestra which attempts to portray unbounded energy. It is not in any sense a programmatic work about novas. It is, however, about the energy in such things as novas. Similar energy is exhibited, on a ...
Halcyon Nights is a one-movement piece for orchestra, ca. 9$\sp\prime$, in five-part arch-form with two inserted sections: A B C B$\rm\sp\prime\ \langle fugue\rangle\ A\sp\prime\ \langle coda\rangle$. The piece opens with ...
Spheres. (Original composition);
Spheres is an orchestral composition consisting of five major sections. The first section is a slow, loud introduction which introduces the major theme in the low strings and winds. The second section is only slightly ...
A fragment of angels
This work, commissioned and premiered by Kimberly Gratland, draws its text from the third stanza of an epic poem by Gregory Loselle, entitled "Seven Meditations Upon Angels". The piece is essentially in the form of the ...