Browse School of Music by Contributor "Vamos, Brandon"
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Through the Lens of Freemasonry: The Influence of Ancient Esoteric Thought on Beethoven's Late Works (2010)I attempt to show in this thesis that Beethoven's musical concepts were deeply enriched through the influence of Freemasonry and other types of ancient philosophical and esoteric thought. The composer integrated these ...
Through the lens of freemasonry: the influence of ancient esoteric thought on Beethoven's late works (2010-05-19)Scholarship on Ludwig van Beethoven has long addressed the composer’s affiliations with Freemasonry and other secret societies in an attempt to shed new light on his biography and works. Though Beethoven’s official membership ...
When concerto meets song cycle: A study of vocal influences in Robert Schumann's Cello Concerto in A Minor, OP.129 with reference to his Dichterliebe, OP. 48 (2011)This thesis responds to the long-existing doubts, prejudices and mixed critical views about the value of Schumann’s Cello Concerto and his late music with new ideas and possibly answers. It focuses on analyzing influences ...