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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  • 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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  • VanHemert, Jordan (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    In 2014, Patricia Shehan Campbell convened the College Music Society’s Task Force on the Undergraduate Music Major (TFUMM). The task force, including lead author Ed Sarath, published a report called Transforming Music ...

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  • Pu, Lihua (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    This dissertation examines the four Violin Concertos composed by Jenő Hubay and traces the development of his violin technique in these compositions. In addition, his roles as founder of a Hungarian violin school and ...

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  • Stingley, Mark (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    Herwig Reiter's 5 Lieder nach Texten von Friedrich Nietzsche has not received the scholarly examination which it warrants. After a copy of the score was sent to me by good friend and colleague Professor Walter Moore, ...

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  • Kwon,Mileeyae (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    William Bolcom’s first comic opera, A Wedding (2004) has received little attention in the academic literature. This study examines the characteristics of the four main soprano roles: a wedding planner, Rita; the ...

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