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    • Beyond the Silver Moon: Exploring the Lost Tradition of Dvorak's Operas through a Study of Myth, Music, and Nationalism 

      Holland, John Christopher (2018-08-27)
      When one examines the compositional oeuvre of Antonn Dvok, one bears witness to a catalogue of well-known works, and critical successes, in every genre except one, opera. Dvoks Cello Concerto, Op.104 is regarded as the ...
    • Considering Schubert and Nature: A Romantic Ecology 

      Donovan, Michael Francis (2014-07-09)
      Franz Schubert’s preoccupation with the nature-centric poetry of his day yielded a large body of musical landscapes and depictions of the human experience of nature. And while his songs are often associated with the ...
    • Considering Tuning: From Bach to 21st Century Trends 

      Iacob, Octavian (2018-03-01)
      This thesis is an exploration of instrumental tuning trends from Bach to 21st Century, considering different areas of musicological and acoustical studies. While the introduction brings us in a tuning continuum with brief ...
    • Fascist Disenchantment and the Music of Goffredo Petrassi 

      Macaluso, Alessia Angela Elda (2017-07-27)
      Goffredo Petrassi (1904-2003) was one of many Italian composers who navigated the period of Italian Fascism from the height of its following to its demise. He celebrated the early years of the regime through music, and ...
    • Forces of Chaos and Anarchy: Rock Music, the New Left and Social Movements, 1964 to 1972 

      Cummings, Jordan Louis (2018-05-28)
      This dissertation engages an unresolved debate on the rock aesthetic in New Left Review, between Perry Anderson and David Fernbach while pointing toward a new dialectical social theory with which to analyze cultural form ...
    • Pat Metheny: Techniques in Improvisation 

      Thomson, Noel Earsdon (2015-08-28)
      This thesis illustrates Pat Metheny’s formulaic system within a unique three-tier approach that divides formulaic information into a connected system of categories, species, and components. Using four transcribed ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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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