Music Theses and Dissertations
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Study of two Russian composers who had conflicting audience acceptance; Nicolai Medtner and Sergei Rachmaninoff (2016)Musical studies on selected songs by Medtner and Rachmaninoff
(2016)The years 1967-1975 were turbulent for Dmitri Shostakovich, who faced severe health problems and recurring doubts about his life’s work. This led to the development of a preoccupation with mortality during the final years ...
(2016)Each successive stage in the double bass’s history required the instrument to adapt to shifting musical aesthetics and technical demands. As a result, arrays of interesting (and sometimes disparate) approaches have emerged ...
(1997)This dissertation deals with violin repertoire of current Korean composers. A survey of this music illustrates the various ways in which Korean composers dealt with their native musical traits on the one hand, and their ...
Sonatas for Flute and Piano Composed in 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997 and Performed at the National Flute Association Conventions in Those Years (1999)This dissertation project examines recent contributions to the flute sonata genre and provides insights into the compositional techniques of their composers. Because of the abundance of flute sonatas written in the ...