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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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 ...
"off-Louisville": The History of the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville (2000)The foundation for Actors Theatre's success is the Humana Festival of New American plays. Given the reputation as a "playwright's theatre" due to its commitment to the development of new works, the Humana Festival ...
(1988)The music of Witold Lutoslawski displays instrumentational traits which may be used, in conjunction with melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic tendencies, to define his compositional style. The use of instrumental color is ...
(1982)This study of Leonard Bernstein's works for the American musical theatre attempts to demonstrate how the composer has explored the dramatic function of music in opera, operetta, musical drama, and musical comedy. The study ...