College of Fine and Applied Arts
The College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is dedicated to the advancement, practice and understanding of the arts. The central focus of the College is the synergy between research and the preparation of students for professional careers in the creation and interpretation of the applied arts, visual arts, and the performing arts. Deeply related to that focus is the commitment to elevate and sustain the study of the arts as both a necessary mode of understanding and a vibrant expression of human experience within the local, national, and international communities.
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ISANG YUN’S SIM TJONG AND THE TRADITIONAL OPERA, SIMCHEONGGA: UPDATING THE KOREAN PANSORI TRADITION (University of Illinois, 2015)Abstract This study of Isang Yun’s opera, Sim Tjong (1971-72) approaches the work from historical, cultural, and analytical perspectives and offers performance suggestions to those wishing to stage the opera. As a Korean ...
Managing historic mountain landscapes near a modern city: the case of the Beijing Western Hills, 1912-2012 (2015-03-05)During the period of 1912-2012, the Beijing Western Hills is of profound importance because at this scenic site occurred the first synthesis of the major landscape management instruments that now form Chinese public policy. ...
Assessment of thermal mass property for energy efficiency and thermal comfort in concrete office buildings (2015-04-21)The increasing use of concrete as a material propelled by the recent advancements in concrete technology is facing the prospect of its massive growth in the building sector worldwide. In addition to its positive structural ...
THE HUMBOLDT BRASS BAND: AN EARLY HISTORY AND CRITICAL EDITION OF A POST‐CIVIL WAR AMATEUR TOWN BAND AND ITS PART BOOKS (University of Illinois, 2015-04)This is a historical study of the hand written part books of the Humboldt, Kansas Brass Band. Critical editions of four selections provide insight into the history of the books as well as the musicians who created and ...
STRATEGIES FOR PERFORMING SELECTED ALEATORIC WORKS FOR VIOLIN BY MORTON FELDMAN, CHRISTIAN WOLFF, AND SYLVANO BUSSOTTI (University of Illinois, 2015-04)In the mid-twentieth century, composers began to experiment with aleatoric composition in an effort to challenge conventional understandings of the relationship between the composer and the performer. Composers of the New ...