Browse Doctoral Project Theses [Option 2] - Music by Contributor "Hobson, Ian"

  • Chiang, Po-Chuan (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-12)
    This thesis explores Issay Dobrowen’s (1891 - 1953) piano composition style in Preludes Op.1 (1912) and Piano Sonatas Op. 5a (1914) and Op. 5b (1925). The focus is on the harmony, form, rhythm, texture, and ...

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  • Lee, Yu-Ying (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    The purpose of this study is to reintroduce today’s pianists to the antiquated concept of preluding. To that end, this essay explores two little-known sets of preludes by the nineteenth-century composer Johann Baptist ...

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  • Liu, Shu (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    The first concert tour that Zhu Xiaomei (朱晓枚) undertook playing Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations in 2014 made her the center of attention in the classical music industry in China. During her subsequent concert ...

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  • Wu, Tzu Hsin (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    The purpose of this study is to investigate Franz Liszt’s Marian settings of six selected piano works, in order to explore and to offer insights into Liszt’s religious perception through an overview and a comparison ...

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  • Chang, Seoin (School of Music, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    Online video games are the latest artform of our time and music is key to its thematic unity and narrative momentum. The social demands of online video games are high, and players are significantly engaged by game ...

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  • Yun, Chi Yong (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    The musical culture of eighteenth-century London was greatly affected by the Industrial Revolution, which dominated England. With the technological advances of the Industrial Revolution, musical instruments ...

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  • Lim, Hana (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    John Corigliano remains a leading composer of twentieth-century American music. While many of his works are acclaimed, his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra is less well known than his other concerti. This project ...

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  • Jang, Han Byul (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    This project provides a comprehensive pedagogical guide for teachers and intermediate to advanced students who wish to explore Mompou’s piano repertoire but are unfamiliar with it. Chapter 1 briefly explores ...

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  • Li, Yuting (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    This research paper focuses on two minimalist-influenced composers’ film music: Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel (1978) and Für Alina (1976), both used in the movie Gerry (2002), and Philip Glass’s music ...

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  • Shim, Sunhye (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2011)
    The purpose of this study is to introduce two Korean women composers who are actively working in the United States and their compositions which are based on Korean traditional tunes into several compositions like Nil-lili, ...

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  • Kim, Yunhee (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    This study discusses the following compositions for solo piano by Reinhold Glière (1875-1956): Three Mazurkas, Op. 29 (1906) and selected pieces from the Twenty-Five Preludes, Op. 30 (1907). L ...

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