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.

Recent AdditionsRSS feed

  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (1MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (3MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (3MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Renner, Timothy Michael Jr. (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    About thirty years into her professional career, Czech composer Sylvie Bodorová (b. 1954) turned her focus specifically toward Jewish themes for compositional inspiration. Beginning with the Terezín Ghetto Requiem, ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (5MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Lee, Hye In (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    This scholarly essay compares the violin concertos of György Ligeti (1990/1992) and Unsuk Chin (2001). The composers met as teacher and student at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg in 1985. ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (6MB)Restricted to U of Illinois

Collection Statistics