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    • Memory, identity, and farce in carnival mirrors : a director's approach to David Lindsay-Abaire's "Fuddy Meers". 

      Buck, Daniel Andrew. (2010-06-23)
      American playwright David Lindsay-Abaire’s central subject of interest is a world turned upside down by hardship and pain. Although commonly labeled a dark farce, Lindsay-Abaire’s 1999 play, Fuddy Meers, is haunted by the ...
    • !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 ...
    • Musical process and the structuring of riffs in Metallica. 

      Van Valkenburg, Aaron. (2010-06-23)
      This study focuses on the 1980s thrash metal music of Metallica. It analyzes the harmonic and melodic nature of Metallica's riffs and examines how musical processes help shape the formal structures of these riffs. Drawing ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Glimmer on the Scorched Earth. 

      Deng, Chao, 1992- (2018-04-26)
      Throughout my childhood, I’ve always found myself gravitating towards war time movies. I revel in them not only because of the extremely breathtaking and dramatic storyline and the costly hi-tech visual and sound effects, ...
    • The relational ethics of church music. 

      Myrick, Nathan William, 1984- (2018-07-19)
      Music is an “indispensable” aspect of Protestant Christian worship, to use Brian Wren’s term (2000, 48). Yet it is also perceived as one of the most divisive aspects of that activity, with scholars, practitioners, and ...
    • 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, ...