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Child's play: Applying the Alexander Technique, Dart Procedures, and Framework for Integration to modern pedal harp performance (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)The Alexander Technique is a method developed by Frederick Matthias Alexander. It offers a process by which to notice habits, both mental and physical, and change them. It is commonly used by musicians to aid in injury ...
(School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)This thesis explores the meaning and context of a newly commissioned work, Gotas de Rocio en la Warmi Rasu, for symphonic flute and orchestra by Ecuadorian composer Wilson Haro. This work depicts the Quechua festival of ...
How to Harpo: A performer's guide and analysis of compositional and theatrical techniques in the cinematic, televised, and recorded pedal harp performances of Harpo Marx (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)Harpo Marx, née Arthur Marx, was one of the most important harpists in the twentieth century. Although he began as a self-taught musician and never learned to read music, he introduced the harp to millions of people ...
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 ...