Browse School of Music by Contributor "Professor Ann Yeung"
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An analytical approach to Park Stickney's Debussy dances: A recomposition of Claude Debussy's "Danses Sacree et Profane" (University of Illinois, 2014-11)This thesis studies jazz harpist Park Stickney’s craftsmanship through transcribing and analyzing his performances of Debussy Dances, his recomposition of Claude Debussy’s Danses sacrée et profane. The study consists of ...
Flute as bird: Birdsong and metaphor in the selected works of Charles Rochester Young, Olivier Messiaen and Stefans Grové (University of Illinois, 2017)This paper discusses the archetype of “flute as bird” in Western music through the study of three twentieth-century works: Charles Rochester Young’s The Song of the Lark for flute and harp, Olivier Messiaen’s ...
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 ...