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Space and Voice: Compositions for Contemporary Cello
This dissertation contains a diverse portfolio of ensemble and solo compositions for contemporary cello. Throughout the accompanying paper, the concepts space and voice are utilized as analytical lenses, as they are central ...
Pedagogical Composition in the Wind Ensemble Genre
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 ...
Beyond Modern Jazz: The Evolution of Postmodern Jazz Performance and Composition from 1969 to the Present
In the following paper, I will address what I perceive to be a gap in scholarship regarding the evolution of African-American classical music (popularly referred to as jazz) following the end of its primary phase of ...
Music and Healing: Progress Towards Elysium
This dissertation explores some of the many roles music, as a healing and nurturing art, plays in support of health and wellness. The fundamental question is how does music nurture, revive, animate, and inspire us to lead ...
The Coming of Synchronous Sound to Filmmaking: an Introduction
An introduction to the causes and effects of the 'revolution' that occurred between 1927 and 1930 within the American filmmaking industry when the making of movies with synchronous sound became possible.
Sam, the old accordion man.
(New York : Leo Feist Limited, 1955., 1955)
"Family is Really All Over The Place:" Ethnic Identity Formation Within A Transnational Network
This dissertation explores the process of ethnic identity formation in immigrants from the Campania region of Italy who settled in Ontario (Canada) and Buenos Aires (Argentina) after the Second World War. It centres on the ...
Transplantation and Personal, Preferred Music: A Quality of Life Study
This project is a multiple methods, open-label, clinical experiment that provided iPods, headphones, and personal, preferred music to transplant patients to improve their quality of life. In total, the study enrolled 46 ...
(New York : Mills Music inc, 1928., 1928)
Reanimating Dissonance: Cultivating the Antecedents of Barry Harris' Concept of Movement as Multidimensional Pedagogical Tool for Ontario Post-Secondary Jazz Curricula
One of the challenges faced in post-secondary jazz education across the GTA is finding qualified instructors who are familiar with dialogical methods for teaching African American jazz histories. More specifically, finding ...