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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STRATEGIES FOR PERFORMING SELECTED ALEATORIC WORKS FOR VIOLIN BY MORTON FELDMAN, CHRISTIAN WOLFF, AND SYLVANO BUSSOTTI (University of Illinois, 2015-04)In the mid-twentieth century, composers began to experiment with aleatoric composition in an effort to challenge conventional understandings of the relationship between the composer and the performer. Composers of the New ...
(1988)The music of Witold Lutoslawski displays instrumentational traits which may be used, in conjunction with melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic tendencies, to define his compositional style. The use of instrumental color is ...
(1982)This study of Leonard Bernstein's works for the American musical theatre attempts to demonstrate how the composer has explored the dramatic function of music in opera, operetta, musical drama, and musical comedy. The study ...
(Text): JUAN CARLOS PAZ, Self-Taught Twelve-Tonalist AND INNOVATIVE ARGENTINE COMPOSER. (With ORIGINAL COMPOSITION): &Quot;apostasy AND RESTORATION, FOR ORCHESTRA, CHOIR, SOLO VOICES AND ELECTRONIC TAPE." (1975)