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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  • Rivera Del Valle, Humberto Carlo (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-18)
    Richard Strauss’ lieder output through his life was dominated by undeniable compositional eclecticism; from literary subjects, to its varied harmonic palette and very importantly his choice of poetry. During his middle ...

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  • Kim, Minji (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-04)
    This study focuses on Reynaldo Hahn’s solo piano work, Le Rossignol éperdu (“The Bewildered Nightingale”) (1902-1910), the largest instrumental work by the composer. Le Rossignol éperdu is a collection of ...

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  • Bryant, Barksdale James Edward (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-07)
    Playing lead trumpet in a big band setting is a position that demands much from a musician. The skills necessary not only include a great rhythmic concept for the music and the ability to play ...

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  • Vasiljevic, Dimitrije (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-18)
    The goal of this thesis is to examine the contrapuntal jazz piano techniques of several reputable players known for the use of counterpoint in their ...

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  • Liu, Teng-Wen (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-03-10)
    The purpose of this study is to discover how Dick Oatts interprets jazz standards selected from his album Standard Issue I & II and what the most important elements of his improvisations in the selected pieces are. ...

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