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I'd love to lead a military band.
(New York : Theodore Morse Music Co., 1911, 1911)
Rhythm and the Monstrous: A Diary Manifesto for Oil Painters
The invisible threads that form identity politics are especially messy today. Through the lens of a transnational/intersectional/feminist sensibility, my thesis paper and body of work weaves influences from both visual ...
A Collection of Afro and Latin-Caribbean Jazz Compositions
This thesis explores the use of steelpan in the jazz idiom. It includes reflections on the history of the instrument in the jazz context and experiences of steelpan jazz pioneers Othello Molineaux, Andy Narell and Rudy ...
Requiem Mass as Concert Piece
This dissertation concerns the history and architecture of the requiem mass as a composition conceived and designed for concert performance. The overall academic format and design of this work includes five chapters and ...
Calypso: Tradition and Creativity
In this thesis, I will research the history of calypso music from the early origins to present times with an emphasis on form and structure, melodic shape and line, textural energy, instrumentation, and various other ...
The Application of Tapping Techniques in Compositions for the Solo Electric Bass
This thesis is an investigation into the application of tapping techniques in compositions for the solo electric bass. Through the detailed analysis of seven compositions, an understanding of the technical merit of tapping, ...
Change of the "Guard": Charlie Rouse, Steve Lacy, and the Music of Thelonious Monk
The word “Monkian” is frequently used in jazz discourse to describe the music of pianist Thelonious Monk. This study consolidates literature on Monk’s music to define the Monkian aesthetic as an integration of the following ...
Changing Our Tune: A Music-Based Approach to Teaching, Learning, and Resolving Conflict
The need for change within the legal profession and legal education is critical. To remain relevant and responsive to twenty-first century challenges and complexities the next generation of professionals must be creative, ...
Tango…The Perfect Vehicle The Dialogues and Sociocultural Circumstances Informing the Emergence and Evolution of Tango Expressions in Paris Since the Late 1970s
This dissertation examines the various dialogues that have shaped the evolution of contemporary tango variants in Paris since the late 1970s. I focus primarily on the work of a number of Argentine composers who went into ...
Ensemble Stuff: The Grateful Dead's Development of Rock-based Improvisational Practice and its Religious Implications
This dissertation examines the Grateful Dead’s creation of a distinctively rock-oriented approach to open improvisation in the mid to late 1960s. In the first section of the dissertation, I draw on live recordings, presented ...