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Engebretson, Mark

UNCG

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Custom Controllers and Physical Models as Enablers of Communal Performance in Two Fragments on Water and Light 2008 574 Two Fragments on Water and Light explores a communal ensemble paradigm made possible through the implementation of customized technologies. The work is for solo voice and two additional performers who use controllers built, and in some cases designed...
Interactivity between a saxophone performer and a computer operator 2006 348 "The purpose of my thesis is to create an interactive environment between a saxophonist and computer operator via a musical composition. The composition, 4thoughts, consists of written music for the saxophonist, performance directions for the comput...
He cried uncle--an opera in one act 2007 379 "The purpose of this project is to present composer Seth Colaner's compositional process, as well as his personal motivation for creating an opera. This project will also establish criteria for his vision in the conception of opera composition as the...
Tracing a certain slant of light--forming a personal philosophy and voice in music composition 2007 531 "This thesis serves to examine philosophical and technical influences and their effect on the author's personal style of music composition. Specific composers, performers, and the influence of their respective practices in my thinking are considered....
Tracing a Certain Slant of Light 2.24.2007 2007 433 Audio file....
Interval serialization and its use in Exploring the third major nebula. 2009 395 Interval serialization is a musical process I designed in order to generate a large amount of music based on a relatively small amount of initial material. The process begins with a small collection of pitches. While maintaining interval size and ord...
Requiem 2010 248 The Requiem which is the centerpiece of this document is a musical composition for mixed choir and organ, written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the M.M. in Music Composition. Additional instrumentation includes harp accompaniment for...
Sermon hymns 2011 121 "The Gospel of Jesus Christ" is the first movement of a planned multi-movement composition entitled Sermon Hymns, which offers a new way of using music for Christian corporate worship. Its novelty derives from its presentation: a multimedia compositi...
One hundred forty-six: the score for a music and modern dance theatre production about the Triangle shirtwaist factory fire of 1911 2013 87 One Hundred Forty-Six is a music and dance theater production portraying an artistic memorial to the victims, tragedy, and progress of the historical Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of March 25, 1911. The music, composed by Elizabeth L. Kowalski, wa...
String quintet No.1 ghost town portraits 2013 196 I am drawn to the quiet places, the empty mysterious places, where it seems civilization--with bindle in hand--jumped a boxcar to somewhere else. A mixed sense of desolation and apathy mingles with a small stubborn hope and a large wonderment in a pl...
Intermedia, hypermedia, and metamedia in Tarrare: consumption studies 2013 348 With my thesis, I have attempted to find a multimedia-oriented approach to musical composition that simultaneously presents a number of possible interpretations and allows for listeners to create their own. Tarrare: Consumption Studies explores a dis...
Aspects of collaboration and questions of identity in Ekaterinoslav 2014 15 Ekaterinoslav: One Family's Passage to America is a one-act dramatic musical composition based on a 2012 collection of poems by the critically acclaimed, bestselling author Jane Yolen, who suggested the project to me based on our previous collaborati...