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    • Chamber Music Explorations for Meditation 

      Imre, Janos Zsolt (2017-07-27)
      The thesis presents and examines my compositional process and creative methodology in producing three compositions for meditation purposes. The purpose was to compose three original pieces of chamber music that created a ...
    • Compositions Inspired By David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest 

      Cheeseman, Bradley (2015-08-28)
      This thesis is a collection of seven jazz compositions that are based on, or otherwise inspired by, David Foster Wallace's novel Infinite Jest. The compositions attempt to engage the novel in a way that makes use of the ...
    • La Suite Cubana: Creative Intersections with Cuban Musical Forms 

      Hunter, Roland Alexander (2016-11-25)
      The objective for this thesis is to compose a three-part suite and to provide an in-depth analysis of the musical content. The music is written based on the synthesis of traditional Cuban forms and stylistic features with ...
    • Pedagogical Composition in the Wind Ensemble Genre 

      Barletta, Christopher Andrew (2018-11-21)
      The performance of wind music has become an integral part of music education throughout North America. With approximately 2,500 new young band publications every year, publishers use grading systems to determine the ...
    • POP-ing the Strings: A Fresh Sound from a Classical Source 

      Marques, Nicole Ferreira Garcia (2015-08-28)
      Internationally trained artist Nicole Marques breaks free from the conventions of Classical Violin with her refreshing POP Strings compositions. As an educator, Nicole Marques understands the importance of student ...
    • The stylistic diversity of the concert saxophone 

      Rubinoff, Daniel I. (York University, 2007-07)
      This thesis examines the sonic parameters and musical versatility of the concert saxophone. Invented in 1840, the instrument failed to become a regular member of the symphony orchestra, and is thus underrepresented in ...
    • Triple Synthesis 

      Lucas, Stephen Michael (2014-07-09)
      This thesis investigates the result of merging three musical approaches (jazz fusion, breakbeat/IDM and Electronic Dance Music) and their respective methodologies as applied to music composition. It is presented in a ...
    • TUTTI! - Music Composition as Dialogue 

      Dupuis-Desormeaux, Nathalie (2018-05-28)
      As an engineer, when I could not comprehend a physical phenomenon, I turned to mathematics. As a mathematician, when I could not link sciences to humanity, I turned to music. As a music composer, I no longer see things, I ...

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