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Choral Improvisation: Toward a Curriculum for University Choral Settings
The regular practice of musical improvisation in an ensemble context has been shown to have many benefits, including the improvement of individual musical skills, ensemble cohesiveness, and the potential to help teach music ...
THE CULMINATION OF THE RUSSIAN ROMANTIC PIANO SCHOOL AS REPRESENTED BY EARLY AND LATE WORKS OF RACHMANINOFF, SCRIABIN, AND MEDTNER
Rachmaninoff, Medtner, and Scriabin are the most significant composers of the Russian Romantic piano school in the first half of the twentieth century. Their aesthetics, inspirations, and approaches to composition are each ...
SELECTED INSTRUMENTAL SONATAS AND VOCAL LITERATURE
Every collaborative pianist is called upon to perform the duo sonatas as well as the chamber music and vocal works of the great German Romantic composer Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897). For that reason, studying and performing ...
HANDS FOUR AND PASS IT DOWN: GENERATIONAL ENCOUNTERS IN MODERN URBAN CONTRA DANCE
Contra dance is a form of folk dance with a heritage dating back hundreds of years. Now, in the early twenty-first century, contra dance is thriving, its participants successfully navigating elements of their multi-faceted ...
FROM MÚSICA DE CARRILERA TO CORRIDOS PROHIBIDOS AND NORTEÑA: MOBILITY, MEANING, WAR, AND THE RECONTEXTUALIZATION OF MEXICAN MUSICAL STYLES IN COLOMBIA
This dissertation analyses the adoption and multiple layers of recontextualization of Mexican musical styles in Colombia since the 1930s, particularly música norteña and corridos, story-songs that narrate current events ...