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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  • Choi, Eun Jeong (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    While Aaron Copland and Walter Piston had different backgrounds, both studied with Nadia Boulanger in France, and were influenced by the neoclassicism of Igor Stravinsky. Their different perspectives and styles ...

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  • Wheelock, Andrew Robert (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    The purpose of this research is to gain insight into the current state of jazz drum education at the middle and high school level, thereby identifying methodology that will better prepare jazz band directors to teach ...

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  • Pu, Lihua (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    This dissertation examines the four Violin Concertos composed by Jenő Hubay and traces the development of his violin technique in these compositions. In addition, his roles as founder of a Hungarian violin school and ...

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  • Li, Yichen (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    The countertenor voice is a male voice type which uses falsetto and has a long history in the Western music. Similarly, the Nan Dan is a similar voice type using falsetto which derived from China. Based on ...

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  • Liu, Bo (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    The purpose of this project is to investigate the characters in the Chinese composer Tan Dun’s opera The First Emperor, a two-act opera written in English and presented by the Metropolitan Opera in 2006. It ...

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