Douglass, James

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Orchestral color in Richard Strauss’s Lieder: enhancing performance choices of all of Strauss’s Lieder through a study of his orchestrated Lieder 2009 12708 Strauss was a major composer of Lieder, with more than 200 published songs composed between 1870 and 1948, many of which belong to the standard song repertoire. Strauss's lieder are distinctive because they reflect his simultaneous ...
Leo Kraft's Three fantasies for flute and piano: a perfomer's analysis 2010 3723 The Doctoral Performance and Research submitted by Konstantza Chernov, under the direction of Dr. James Douglass at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Musical Arts, cons...
Herbert Howells’ A garland for De la Mare twelve songs for voice and piano: contexts for performance 2013 11102 Because British composer Herbert Howells (1892-1983) decided in mid-career to concentrate his creative energies upon Anglican liturgical music, his many notable contributions to secular genres are often overlooked. This is certainly the case for A Ga...
A reference for the art songs of Dora Pejacevic; with English translations of the song texts 2014 3609 Dora Pejacevic (1885-1923) is recognized as an influential figure in the musical history of her native country, Croatia. In addition to composing a number of works for solo piano, voice, and violin, her compositional output includes, among other work...
James DeMars’s Concerto for Violin: the process of creating the orchestral reduction 2016 726 Orchestral reductions for soloist and piano have been used for generations to aid the rehearsal process and expand performance opportunities for concertos. Many do not accurately represent the orchestral score or are not pianistic. As modern composer...
Benjamin Britten’s settings of Moore’s Irish melodies: historical and musical context and interpretation for performance 2019 343 Benjamin Britten’s musical contributions to the annals of both instrumental and vocal music are significant. During his lifetime and well after, he would be touted as an avante garde composer who pushed the boundaries of the English nationalistic sou...
Programmatic and performance observations for Two Chamber Works by Chen Yi 2019 123 As a Chinese-American composer who was born and reared in China, then studied and settled in the United States, Chen Yi’s success is widely recognized around the world. However, this success is not coincidental and is closely related to her fusion of...
Zoltán Kodály’s Op. 9, Öt dal: a historical, textual, and musical analysis with translations and IPA 2020 141 Zoltán Kodály is primarily known outside of Hungary for his pedagogical work. However, his compositions should also be recognized for their excellence. His art songs for voice and piano, though mostly composed earlier in his career, represent an impo...
An analysis of Mainframe tropics: the imprint of electronic dance music within a work by Mason Bates 2020 47 The author demonstrates through musical analysis of the written score and observations of a YouTube performance, personal performance, and preparation for performance, that Mason Bates’s 2009 work Mainframe Tropics for horn, violin, and piano is an a...