Lockdown: A Compositional Response To COVID-19

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
David Barton Harris (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: https://library.appstate.edu/
Andrew Hannon

Abstract: Lockdown is a compositional songwriting and recording project made during and in response to the COVID-19 lockdowns, which have presented many unique challenges for composers. These challenges include the illegality of many rehearsals and performances, the necessity to create music from home, and the lack of incentives to remain productive. Lockdown, a personal solution to these challenges, is a collection of seven songs inspired by the COVID-19 photography of Brian Kessler. It takes the form of an audio album and a songbook of lead sheets and photographs.

Additional Information

Harris, D. (2020). Lockdown: A Compositional Response To COVID-19. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 2020
COVID-19, Songwriting, Lockdown, Composition, Photography

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