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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(School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)Paul Dooley is a composer whose growing body of repertoire for the wind band has been gaining consistent recognition. His compositions have received positive critical reviews, won several awards, and are consistently ...
(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 ...
(School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)Nikolai Kapustin’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 82 was written in 1997 and has received little attention in the scholarly literature. In his compositions, Kapustin is perhaps best known for combining classical forms ...
This project investigates the musical constructions of gender and sexuality in Lilith (1984) for alto saxophone and piano by William Bolcom (b. 1938). The musical manifestations of the Lilith ...
This thesis is an in-depth study of the Cello Concerto No. 1 Op. 136 (1934) by Darius Milhaud. Specially, this paper provides an overview of Milhaud’s use of jazz and Brazilian music in his Cello Concerto No. 1 ...