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.
(School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)Russian music underwent significant transition in the nineteenth century as Western European influences gave way to more nationalistic sentiments. In the seventeenth century, Western musical culture began to ...
The violin sonatas of Aaron Copland and Walter Piston: A historical and analytical overview and performer's guide (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 ...
(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 ...
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 ...
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 ...