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Title:On the Construction of the Passing of Time in Music
Author(s):Chandra, Arun
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Brun, Herbert
Department / Program:Music
Discipline:Music
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:D.M.A.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Fine Arts
Music
Education, Music
Abstract:A study of the conditions under which "change" is composed within music. Pitch, tempo, form, and continuity are investigated with regard to how they create or prevent "change". An extended description is given of Webern's Quartet Op. 22 (1st movement), and a distinction is made between those descriptions that orient and those that instruct musicians. This dissertation addresses the construction of the passing of time in music by giving examples from recent compositions as well as those of the past, and then describing how those compositions create or retard "change". This dissertation creates the passing of time by its use of language. Thus, it creates in language what it addresses in music.
Issue Date:1989
Type:Text
Description:111 p.
Thesis (D.M.A.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/72431
Other Identifier(s):(UMI)AAI9010820
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-12-17
Date Deposited:1989


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