|W.W. Cobbett's Phantasy: A Legacy of Chamber Music in the British Musical Renaissance
||The purpose of this dissertation is to determine the role that Walter Willson Cobbett (1847-1937) played in the British Musical Renaissance by his initiation of a series of chamber music competitions, beginning in 1905, each of which required the com...
|Libby Larsen's De toda la eternidad: creating infinity through the words of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
||American composer Libby Larsen (b. 1950) has written extensively for the solo voice, earning much of her reputation as a vocal composer from her intuitive skill in setting English texts to music. For her song cycle De toda la eternidad
|Ernest Bloch's musical style from 1910 To 1929 a shift from Judaic identity to modern identity
||The purpose of this paper is to describe the change in Ernest Bloch's musical style between 1910 and 1929. His Jewish heritage was a great source of inspiration for his compositions throughout his lifetime, many of which include elements of Jewish me...
|Between heaven and earth: Viktor Ullmann's Steffen-Lieder Op.17
||The life and the work of Austrian composer, conductor, pianist, and musical essayist Viktor Ullmann (1898-1944) were for many years largely lost to history. One factor that may well have contributed to this situation was that, being Jewish, he was am...
|Tonal and formal blurring in Faure's Piano Trio Op. 120
||This study presents an analytical discussion of blurring techniques found in the first movement of Fauré's Piano Trio Op. 120. After a brief overview of Fauré's compositional style and the piano trio, the analysis proceeds in two parts. The first par...