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Escaping the Ideological Framework of Tradition: Brazilian Choro Music for Piano
Historical and analytical studies on the development of choro music frequently focus on the development of this musical genre in a context of its popular contemporaneity. In this research, the genre is examined stylistically ...
The Effects of Musical Expertise on Sensory Processing
The goal of this thesis was to assess sensorimotor musical experience and its impact on the way that individuals perceive and interact with real-world musical stimuli. Experiment #1 investigated multisensory integration ...
The Positivistic Mysticism of Alexander Scriabin: An Analysis of the Three tudes, Op. 65
Over the past several decades, scholarly writings on Scriabins late piano music have largely focused on one topic: the pitch organisation of his unusual sonorities. A great variety of analytical techniques and methodologies ...
The Sound of Silence: An Ethnography on the Sama 'Ritual in the Nematollahi Kaneqah in Toronto
This thesis examines the Sufi ritual of Sama as practiced by the Nematollahi order in Toronto and will explore how music induces trance in Sufis during their ceremonies called Sama. My approach is ethnomusicological. ...