Browse College of Fine and Applied Arts by Contributor "Ringer, Alexander L."

  • Strasser, Michael Creasman (1998)
    It would be impossible to assess the importance of the Societe nationale without an examination of the intellectual and artistic climate in which it existed. One chapter of this study explores the origins and effects of ...

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  • Melroy, Mardia (1988)
    This thesis examines the Golgotha oratorio, composed by Frank Martin at the height of his creative power. It succeeds Le Vin herbe, in which Martin reached a compositional style that satisfied him, and In Terra Pax, his ...

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  • Danielson, Virginia Louise (1991)
    This dissertation attempts to account for the phenomenal popularity of Umm Kulthum (1904?-1975), considered the most famous singer in the Arab world, whose repertory came to be viewed as a model of modern, yet authentically ...

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  • Whiting, Steven Moore (1991)
    In 1802 Beethoven announced to his publisher that he had adopted a "completely new manner" in his two latest sets of piano variations, in token of which he was numbering them among his "greater" musical opera. Given the ...

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