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An Analysis of John Adams' Grand Pianola Music
Grand Pianola Music, composed in 1982 by John Adams, was written for pairs of winds, extended percussion, three female vocalists, and two pianos. Due to critic and audience disapproval, by way of booing after its 1983 ...
Carter Pann's Four Factories for Wind Symphony: An Analysis and Discussion
Carter Pann is an award-winning composer of music for a variety of mediums and currently serves as Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Pann's Four Factories, commissioned ...
"I Offer a Dance of Joy...": The Intersection of Genealogy and Genre in Edward Knight's Tales Not Told
American composer Edward Knight completed his song cycle Tales Not Told in 2007. The poetry, by Knight's spouse and collaborator M. J. Alexander, involves the lives of six of Knight's female ancestors, including Patience ...
James Chambers: His Life, Career, and Pedagogy
This study documents the life, career, and pedagogy of James Chambers. James Chambers (1920-1989) performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic. He taught ...
Something Old, Something New: The Rustic Wedding Symphony of Karl Goldmark
While Karl Goldmark was an internationally-known composer and respected teacher in the late nineteenth century, his music is not widely known among performers and audiences today. This document attempts to address this ...
YRJÖ KILPINEN'S SPIELMANNSLIEDER, OPUS 77: A PRACTICAL ANALYSIS FOR TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS
Yrjö Henrik Kilpinen (1892-1959) wrote over nine hundred works encompassing multiple genres. It was his singular focus on the solo song, however, that established him as a preeminent composer of the genre. Kilpinen ...