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    • Abstraction. 

      Macias, Joshua. (2015-04-17)
      Abstraction is a four-movement piece written for the Wind Ensemble. It begins with only two Baritone Saxophones and gradually adds instruments until the full ensemble is performing. Abstraction is a look at my personal ...
    • Ecstatic Utterances explained : a companion to Ecstatic Utterances. 

      Simmons, Jim (James D.) (, 2013-05-15)
      This paper provides technical and philosophical insight into the composition Ecstatic Utterances. Three distinguishing approaches feature in this thesis: strands, and their accompanying theory; harmonic crescendo and ...
    • Lectio divina. 

      Crites, Margaret. (2010-06-23)
      Lectio Divina is a musical exploration of the contemplative prayer and scripture‐reading practice called "Lectio Divina". The work is written for a chamber ensemble: flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion. ...
    • !MPACT. 

      Johansen, Ben. (2008-06-10)
      !MPACT is an eighteen-minute percussion concerto for solo percussion, saxophone quartet, brass quartet, and string quartet. The original composition, written by Ben Johansen, was commissioned by Todd Meehan, Director of ...
    • Of fire and rain. 

      Murphy, Joanna. (2006-09-28)
      Of Fire and Rain is an eleven-minute work for full orchestra. Through its musical materials it explores the idea of two contrasting elements, fire and water, as symbols. Conflict, balance, suffering, and healing are among ...
    • Scenes From the City 

      Allen, Seth (2006-12-05)
      Scenes From The City is a one-movement orchestral work approximately ten and a half minutes in duration. The work was inspired by a weekend trip to New York City in January of 2005. It is a programmatic piece, with obvious ...
    • Spark for wind ensemble. 

      Barrett, Jonathan Winter. (2010-06-23)
      Spark for Wind Ensemble is an attempt to compose an accessible and exciting piece of concert music for the wind ensemble that possesses a depth and richness rarely achieved within the medium’s repertoire. The idea of a ...
    • Structure and content in Whiteout. 

      Sakamoto, Dale. (2015-04-15)
      Whiteout creates an atmosphere of unrest and tension through the use of Z-cells, an eight-tone constructed scale and rotating octatonic scales. Combined with a complex collection of related sets, the harmonic language ...
    • Voices of the soul. 

      Herryman, Ivette. (, 2013-09-16)
      Voices of the Soul is a composition for orchestra and mezzo-soprano that comprises two movements. It uses texts by the Argentinian writer and poet Alfonsina Storni. Two contrasting ideas are illustrated in the piece, ...