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dc.contributor.advisorHenderson, Alan E.
dc.creatorHillyer, Dylan Charles
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-28T15:21:44Z
dc.date.available2015-08-28T15:21:44Z
dc.date.copyright2015-01-22
dc.date.issued2015-08-28
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10315/30003
dc.description.abstractThis compositional thesis is a song cycle for baritone voice and small ensemble of upright bass, violin, and steel-string guitar, based on the poem “Homonculus” by MacKenzie Regier. In Part 1, I explore several sources of inspiration for the cycle’s compositional rigour, including cross-application of Stanislavski acting method to composers and the selected works of Radiohead, Tom Waits, and Koji Kondo. In Part 2, I give a detailed accounting of the application of the principles explored in Part 1 and explain many of my compositional decisions in relation to the meaning of the source poetry. The scores, program notes, poetry, and lyrics are attached in the appendices.
dc.language.isoen
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dc.subjectMusic
dc.subjectTheater
dc.titleThe Homonculus Cycle: A Compositional Examination of Poetic, Narrative, and Musical Meaning
dc.typeElectronic Thesis or Dissertationen_US
dc.degree.disciplineMusic
dc.degree.nameMA - Master of Arts
dc.degree.levelMaster's
dc.date.updated2015-08-28T15:21:43Z
dc.subject.keywordsComposition
dc.subject.keywordsCompositional method
dc.subject.keywordsGender and music
dc.subject.keywordsPoetry
dc.subject.keywordsPoetry setting
dc.subject.keywordsSongs
dc.subject.keywordsSong cycle
dc.subject.keywordsStanislavski
dc.subject.keywordsTransgender


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