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Remergence is a piece for orchestra, about nine-and-a-half minutes in length, that I wrote in the first two semesters of composition lessons with Dr. McAllister at Baylor University and finished editing in the third semester. ...
Personifying dynamic video game music through live performance : a rescoring of RiME.
My central argument for this thesis is that video game music loses its adaptive functionality when performed outside of a gameplay context. My goal is to use technology to incorporate live performance into dynamic game ...
Danube to the stars : a study in the application of compositional techniques to vernacular media.
This project is a full-length album of my own composition. Every instrumental track and every vocal track was performed by me, with the exception of the spoken vocals. The texts were composed by two of my old high school ...
Throughout this paper I will provide analytical insight into the various compositional elements that constitute my capstone master’s project for orchestra, Prophecy. Utilizing examples from the score as well as those of ...
“Passin’ the faith along" : a sonic history of the Gaither Vocal Band.
This dissertation presents a “thick history” of the career of Bill Gaither, to use Jennifer Lena’s term. While examining the Bill Gaither Trio and the Gaither Vocal Band, the principal performing groups founded by Bill ...
Perceiving parallax : human agency in the changing nature, history, and influence of the Brazilian Baptist hymnal Cantor Cristão.
This dissertation is a cultural history and musical ethnography of the first Brazilian Baptist hymnal Cantor Cristão. Published in 1891, it was revised and expanded, and went through thirty-seven editions but remained the ...