School of Music
The mission of the School of Music is to advance the art of music and its related disciplines. It seeks to educate students in the various fields of the profession and to promote an understanding of music on the campus and in the larger community. The School endeavors to preserve diverse repertories and cultural traditions while also creating opportunities for artistic, intellectual, technological, and scholarly innovation in the realm of music. The School is dedicated to excellence in research, performance, composition, and teacher education, undertaken in a spirit of collaboration among its own constituents, as well as with those of the College of Fine and Applied Arts and the University at large.
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(University of Illinois, 2016)In the last thirty years, Portuguese composers have written many significant works for horn. This thesis explores this contemporary horn repertoire in the context of Portuguese music history and illuminates the roles ...
SCHEHERAZADE: A MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION OF AN ARRANGEMENT OF NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV’S SCHEHERAZADE SYMPHONY FEATURING SOLO HARP (University of Illinois, 2016)Harpist Ann McLaughlin discusses the creation of a one-performer solo harp multimedia show titled Scheherazade, inspired by a solo harp arrangement of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade symphony (1888). McLaughlin ...
Charles Noblet's "Nouvelles suites de pieces de clavecin et trois sonates avec accompagnement de violon" (University of Illinois, 2016)This paper sheds light on the on the stylistic aspects of Charles Noblet's late work, "Nouvelles suites de pieces de clavecin et trois sonates avec accompagnement de violon", as well as Baroque and post-Baroque French ...
(University of Illinois, 2016)Imagine strolling through a garden that not only is designed with the usual sights, scents and (tactile) sensations but that also whispers and sings, and which, if you are so inclined, will communicate musically with you: ...
MODERN ARRANGEMENT OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN SPIRITUALS: A STUDY AND BRIEF ANALYSIS ON SELECTED WORKS OF JOHN D. CARTER, UNDINE SMITH MOORE, MOSES HOGAN, AND JACQUELINE HAIRSTON (University of Illinois, 2016)Spanning the last four decades, each of these four composers, John D. Carter, Undine Smith Moore, Moses Hogan, and Jacqueline Hairston, brought into their arrangements of spirituals their own unique, yet similar educational ...