• A critical edition of Georg Philipp Telemann’s Missa sopra Christ lag in Todesbanden (TWV 9:3) 

    Garrett, Monte A. (2011-02-14)
    The purpose of the treatise is to provide the first modern edition of one of Telemann's “Lutheran masses” and a discussion of the work in its historical, stylistic, and liturgical context. In his lifetime, Georg Philipp ...
  • A musical analysis of The abyss suite, a three-movement work for jazz orchestra 

    Wilcher, Marcus (2011-08-02)
    This treatise, A musical analysis of The abyss suite, examines the musical underpinnings of an original three-movement work for jazz orchestra. Each movement musically represents a certain period of time occurring over the ...
  • A semiotic approach to musical metaphor : theory and methodology 

    Gerg, Ian Wyatt (2011-02-21)
    The idea that music acts in part as a vehicle for meaning is a truism in both popular reception and music scholarship. The language used to speak and to write about music is replete with words that describe it metaphorically. ...
  • A study of listening behavior and the effectiveness of aural modeling with undergraduate level singers 

    Zenobi, Dana Kate Long (2012-08-03)
    The efficacy of aural modeling in music education at the primary and secondary levels is well documented, and anecdotal evidence among university studio voice teachers abounds. However, this topic has not previously ...
  • "A thousand nuances of movement" : the intersection of gesture, narrative, and temporality in selected mazurkas of Chopin 

    Fons, Margaret Ann (2012-08-20)
    It is no secret that Frédéric Chopin was fond of dance music. Dance genres—including the mazurka, polonaise, and waltz—dominate his oeuvre. According to the Henle Urtext edition, Chopin penned fifty-seven mazurkas during ...
  • Between the ears : acoustiographic representations of character interiority 

    Newton, Alex Michael (2011-08-05)
    This essay aims to explore acoustiographies of the interior and interpret the cultural impressions that they perpetuate. While I do consider the conventional iconographies of headphones and full-body suits (e.g., spacesuits) ...
  • Bulgarian bulge : jazz, subjectivity, and modernity in Bulgaria 

    McCormack, Ryan Sawyer (2011-10-31)
    This dissertation investigates various issues at play in the development and perpetuation of jazz in Bulgaria from the early-20th century until the present. In particular, I explore jazz’s emergence within the conceptualization ...
  • Callisto 

    Corry, Sara Jessica (2012-08-03)
    Callisto or Jupiter IV is one of 66 moons of the planet Jupiter. Discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610, it is the third-largest moon in the Solar System. It is thought that Callisto’s surface has evolved primarily through ...
  • ccMixter : creative commons in action 

    Dunham, Ian Paul (2012-02-03)
    ccMixter.org, an online remix community that uses Creative Commons licenses to protect and promote their work, is a unique site of musical activity whose discourse is shaped by an egalitarian ideology. However, simultaneously ...
  • Charting rhythmic energy in Nuyorican salsa music 

    Teague, Anna Monroe (2015-05-05)
    There are many statements from members of the salsa community (including scholars, musicians, and dancers) that mention the presence, gaining, or waning of metaphorical rhythmic energy. Since many salsa sources employ ...
  • Cognitive dimensions of instrumental jazz improvisation 

    Fidlon, James Daniel (2011-06-09)
    Jazz improvisation represents one of the more impressive examples of human creative behavior, but as yet there has been little systematic investigation of its cognitive bases. The results of three studies that this ...
  • Concerto for piano and wind ensemble 

    Stanton, Zachary Kane, 1983- (2012-08-03)
    Concerto for Piano and Wind Ensemble is a 16-minute work for piano and winds, brass, and percussion. Although piano is my primary instrument, I have written relatively little for it. With this piece I sought to write a ...
  • Concerto for violin and wind ensemble 

    Camacho, Hermes (2011-08-01)
    Concerto for violin and wind ensemble is a 25-minute virtuosic work for the violin and accompanying winds, brass, and percussion. As a trained violinist, among the first works I learned were the concerti of J.S. Bach. Thus, ...
  • EMF 

    Stoffregen, Robert Max (2012-08-03)
    EMF Duration: c.a. 15 minutes Robert Max Stoffregen, M. Music The University of Texas at Austin, 2012 Supervisor: Russell Pinkston Co- Supervisor: Bruce Pennycook This piano trio is an extension of my ...
  • Encomium 

    Johnston, Bradley Keith (2011-02-16)
    Encomium celebrates the life and contribution of Pianist and Master Teacher Jane Allen Ritter. She is mine and so many other’s musical mother.
  • Fantasia in f-minor 

    Menefield, William Owen (2011-06-09)
    This dissertation is a fantasia in f-minor for piano and orchestra. The accompanying treatise is an analysis of the piece, which discusses the composer’s influence and inspiration, as well as issues of form, melody, ...
  • From darbuka to dümbelek : the Turkish goblet-shaped drum and the construction of difference 

    Ragheb, Nicholas Joseph (2012-08-20)
    This report examines the linguistic, physical, and social construction of the goblet-shaped drum in recent Turkish history. Following recent trends in organological scholarship towards a more socially situated analysis of ...
  • Gender fluidity : an alternative image of women (and men), and a critique of the colonialist legacy 

    Tang, Jin, master of music (2012-02-27)
    Chinese feudal women have long been identified as victims of the Chinese Confucian patriarchy and discussed in terms of notions of backwardness, dependency, female passivity, biological inferiority, intellectual inability, ...
  • Grand Central for chamber orchestra, live audio processing, and video projections 

    Dicke, Ian James (2012-08-03)
    Grand Central is a twenty-minute multi-media work for chamber orchestra, live audio processing, and video projections. The piece was commissioned by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's New Music Ensemble, and will ...
  • Gregorian chant, polyphony, and "pride of place": contextualizing Roman Catholic liturgical music 

    Gonzalez, Ramon J. (2010-06-04)
    Sacrosanctum concilium, the Second Vatican Council’s constitution on the liturgy, is often cited by scholars when assessing and commenting upon Roman Catholic liturgical music in the Council’s reception period, that is, ...