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  • 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 ...
  • Paul Simon's Graceland and its social and political statements on apartheid in South Africa. 

    Greer, Jonathan David. (2007-01-11)
    Paul Simon's Graceland album is one of the most controversial rock-and-roll albums in history because of its strong connection with South Africa during the apartheid. Simon's interest in South African music led him to ...
  • The public invitation and "Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6". 

    Snider, Emily R. (, 2012-11-29)
    Perhaps the most distinctive characteristic of traditional evangelical worship is the widespread practice of the "invitation" near the close of the worship service. A significant element of that invitation is the accompanying ...
  • Reworking of musical material and the reinterpretation of musical drama: Luciano Berio's Sequenza X (1984) and Kol Od [Chemins VI] (1996). 

    Harbuziuk, David. (2007-02-14)
    Luciano Berio wrote a series of pieces entitled Chemins for soloist and ensemble. Each chemins contains one entire solo line from one of his sequenzas for solo instruments. Numerous similarities and differences between ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...