Doctoral Project Papers [Option 3] - Music

 

These scholarly essays are part of research projects in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in the School of Music. The projects also involved the preparation and performance of two lecture recitals related to the essay topic.

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  • Pellant, Lauren (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    This project presents strategies for adapting and performing repertoire written for jazz big band (i.e. five saxophones, four trombones, four trumpets, guitar, piano, bass, and drum set) to include the viola, focusing ...

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  • Lee, YooBin (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    The first time my quartet read through Isang Yun’s String Quartet No. 1 (1955), my two fellow Korean colleagues and I immediately recognized traditional Korean musical elements. Our colleague with a Western background ...

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  • Piqué, Gabriel Lamar (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    Throughout history, advances in technology have impacted classical saxophone repertoire. As new electroacoustic tools for composition were created, classical saxophone repertoire showcasing these new creative technologies ...

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  • Busath, Stephen Mitchell (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    Composers and percussionists are always looking for new ways to make sounds. The snare drum is at the forefront of this exploration currently, as it was throughout the twentieth century. There have been many solos ...

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  • Madsen, Christopher Aaron (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    The Brecker Brothers band was a jazz/funk/rock fusion ensemble which began in 1975 in New York City. Originally from Philadelphia, brothers Randy (trumpet, 1945-) and Michael (1949–2007) began their careers in the 1960s ...

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