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Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz Compositions
This thesis examines the challenges in musical compositions in Latin jazz styles. The challenges include writing music with different Afro-Cuban rhythms as well as the use of the clave as a backbeat to the melodic ideas. ...
The Book of Lullabies
Lullaby is a genre which shares thematic material, is in a slow or moderate tempo and its melody puts stepwise motion and consonant intervals first. The Book of Lullabies is composed of two parts. Part One presents ...
Contemporary Art Music Compositions with Folkloric Elements of El Salvador
There is a critical lack of ethnographic and ethnomusicological research that focuses in El Salvadors indigenous (folkloric) music. Drawing on the historical studies and research of Santiago Ignacio Barberena and Dr. Jorge ...
Three Rock Music Compositions and the Groups that Inspired Them: The Beatles, Yes, and Led Zeppelin, From 1967 to 1972
This thesis presents three of my popular music compositions and places these works in their historical context. The discussion spans the years 1967 to 1972, when British popular music in general and the Beatles in particular ...
Healthy Piano Technique and the Prevention of Professional Injuries: An Exploration of the Schmidt-Shklovskaya-Minsker Method and its Implementation in Piano Pedagogy
This research focuses on the teaching method developed by two piano pedagogues whose work with pianists' professional injuries is widely known and appreciated in Russia. Anna Schmidt-Shklovskaya based her system on the ...
Works for Caribbean Orchestra: Compositions Reflecting the Music of Grenada and the African Caribbean Diaspora
In this thesis, the music and history of Grenada and the African Caribbean diaspora provided inspiration for compositions featuring a seventeen piece orchestra with an emphasis on form, structure, harmony, rhythm, melody ...