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The 'Jazz Gene': Examining the Use of Jazz Aesthetics in Hip-Hop Music
This thesis is made up of 7 original compositions that aid in exploring the common cultural traits and practices of African-American music referred to using the metaphor of the Jazz Gene. These conventions are historically ...
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 ...