Browse School of Music by Subject "orchestration"

  • Pellant, Lauren (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    This project presents strategies for adapting and performing repertoire written for jazz big band (i.e. five saxophones, four trombones, four trumpets, guitar, piano, bass, and drum set) to include the viola, focusing ...

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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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  • Zhang, Zhaoyu (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    This thesis analyzes one of the late works by the Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu, Dream/Window, with a focus on harmonic structure and orchestration use, and introduces the influences, concepts, and compositional ...

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