Browse School of Music by Contributor "Gunn, Julie"

  • Gladden, Matthew (2017-12-08)
    This project opens with the premise that some piano instructors are unaware of or don’t have immediate access to elementary literature written by notable composers over the last few centuries. At times, this can lead to ...

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  • Ciabatti, Filippo (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-12)
    Based on my experience conducting Benjamin Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the University of Illinois in a production directed by Christopher Gillett, this paper is designed as a guide to ...

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  • Lee, Euigun (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    This thesis serves as a guide to David Conte’s opera The Gift of the Magi to provide undergraduate students majoring in vocal performance at both large and small size music departments at universities in the United ...

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  • McAndrew, Michael N. (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    To describe this study, I borrow from an eloquently titled article by Rupert Christensen, “Samuel Barber’s opera Vanessa: from Pulitzer to obscurity…and beyond,” written as a marketing piece for Glyndebourne’s 2018 ...

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  • Bagby, Michael Joseph (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017)
    As a vocal coach and accompanist in operatic productions, I utilize piano-vocal scores regularly. The organization of piano-vocal scores within the Nineteenth-Century Italian operatic repertoire varies by publisher and ...

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  • Lee, Ying Jie (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    This dissertation explores 18 settings of Harfenspieler poems from Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe through the Baroque-era concepts of Affektenlehre (doctrine of affections) and Figurenlehre ...

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  • Renner, Timothy Michael Jr. (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    About thirty years into her professional career, Czech composer Sylvie Bodorová (b. 1954) turned her focus specifically toward Jewish themes for compositional inspiration. Beginning with the Terezín Ghetto Requiem, ...

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  • Coambs, Tania Arazi (2020-07-17)
    This dissertation examines Latina/o opera composition in the United States and argues that starting from the mid 1980s to the present, the bourgeoning trend to produce operas of the Latina/o and Latin American experience ...

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  • Rivera Del Valle, Humberto Carlo (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-18)
    Richard Strauss’ lieder output through his life was dominated by undeniable compositional eclecticism; from literary subjects, to its varied harmonic palette and very importantly his choice of poetry. During his middle ...

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  • Chen, Moye (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    Tobias Picker (1954- ), currently the Artistic Director of the Tulsa Opera, has also served as Artistic Consultant of the New York City Opera. As a composer, Picker is noted primarily for his operas. His works ...

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  • Tang, Long Tao (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    The purpose of this document is to categorize discrepancies of scoring between instrumental ensemble works and their transcriptions according to their effect on score preparation, conducting gestures, and rehearsal technique. ...

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