Browse College of Fine and Applied Arts by Contributor "Taube, Heinrich"

  • Johnson, Timothy Ernest (2008)
    This dissertation explains the nature of 13-limit extended just intonation, expounds Ben Johnston's pioneering work in this area, and presents an analysis of his String Quartet #7 as well as the Gradual/Tract from Toby ...

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  • Escobar, Adrian Herrera (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    Jazz piano students spend most of their time practicing improvisation. However, in a performance situation, between 80 and 90% of the time, the jazz pianist is responsible for accompanying melodies and solos. ...

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  • Aum, Shin Young (2012)
    The purpose of this study is to show two of composer Thomas Adès’ musical strengths: the consistency with which his work employs durational or intervalic succession, and the unification resulting from continuous motivic ...

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  • Lee, Sangwon (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    The Korean composer Unsuk Chin (b. 1961) began receiving international recognition with the premiere of her Acrostic Wordplay for soprano and ensemble in 1991. Chin is regarded as among the best composers of our ...

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  • Kim, Byungjin (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    Lost Objects (2001) is a collaborative work by Bang on a Can, a multi-faceted contemporary music organization established by Julia Wolfe (b. 1958), Michael Gordon (b. 1956), and David Lang (b. 1957). Through analysis ...

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  • Zhang, Zhaoyu (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    This thesis analyzes one of the late works by the Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu, Dream/Window, with a focus on harmonic structure and orchestration use, and introduces the influences, concepts, and compositional ...

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  • Combs, Mikel Alann (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    Jimmy Garrison was a composer and jazz bassist known best for his contributions to John Coltrane’s seminal quartet with Elvin Jones and McCoy Tyner. The collective innovation of this group overshadowed Garrison’s ...

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  • Lee, Sang Weon (University of Illinois, 2015)
    This research project transfers unedited keyboard pieces from the Woodcock MS into a modern edition with commentary. The name of this manuscript originates from “Deborah Woodcock,” after whom it is considered to be named. ...

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  • Besharse, Kari E. (2009)
    This study examines the essential role of texture in French spectral music and its contribution to musical evolution and form in specific works by Gerard Grisey, Tristan Murail, Philippe Hurel, and Kaija Saariaho. The use ...

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  • DelGiorno, Nichol E. (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    Johann Ulrich Steigleder’s Tabulatur Buch darinnen daß Vatter unser auff 2, 3, und 4 Stimmen Componirt, und Viertzig mal Variit würdt, auch bey ieder Variatio ein sonderlicher bericht zufinden. Auff Orgeln, und allen ...

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  • Kim, Hyunkyung (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    Arvo Pärt (b. 1935) is an Estonian composer who has created his own compositional technique called tintinnabuli. This research focuses on the application of tintinnabuli in three of Pärt’s works for violin ...

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  • Lin, Meng-Hua (University of Illinois, 2015-05)
    The goal of this project is to provide an overview of three piano sonatas by one of the most distinguished American composers, Lowell Liebermann (b. 1961). Considered intimately related to the Classical-Romantic traditions, ...

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  • Durkin, Sean (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    The Valsalva maneuver is a medical term with multiple, conflicting definitions. It was originally used to describe a clinical procedure in 1704. In recent history, the term has been used to describe an impediment in ...

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