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Paul Simon's Graceland and its social and political statements on apartheid in South Africa.
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 ...
Reworking of musical material and the reinterpretation of musical drama: Luciano Berio's Sequenza X (1984) and Kol Od [Chemins VI] (1996).
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 ...
Functions of film music and sound within a genre: the revenge western.
The music of two scenes from four revenge westerns made between 1956 and 2001 is analyzed for generic similarities possibly shared between the films. The thesis looks at how four directors and composers set similar dramatic ...
Comparative repression: examples of musical repression by Hitler, Stalin, and Mao.
This thesis examines acts of musical repression conducted in Germany, Russia, and China under the governments of Hitler, Stalin, and Mao. These countries and their repressive periods are compared in several different ways: ...