Browse Doctoral Project Theses [Option 2] - Music by Subject "Opera"

  • Kim, You Jin (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017)
    This study explores William Bolcom’s chamber opera, Lucrezia (2008), a one-act comic opera in the zarzuela style based on Niccolò Machiavelli’s Renaissance play La Mandragola (The Mandrake Root) and commissioned ...

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  • Shaw, Kyle (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    While various scholars have identified Thomas Adès’s primary means of generating pitch material — various patterns of expanding intervals both linear and vertical — there remains a void in the commentary ...

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