Mark Applebaum : challenging the ontology of music

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Logan John Ball (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Advisor
Eric Willie

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate Mark Applebaum’s musical background and influences while investigating his thoughts behind some of his most unique works. As a person who continuously challenges the definition and ontology of music, this study will illustrate Applebaum’s creative process and contributions to contemporary art. Performance practice of Applebaum’s works, with additional considerations and suggestions regarding interpretation will be provided throughout this document. In an effort to represent the diversity and depth of his compositions, the selected works to be discussed are generated from numerous enterprises: instrumental inventions, graphic notation, and works with gestural properties.

Additional Information

Publication
Dissertation
Language: English
Date: 2020
Keywords
Applebaum, Contemporary, Music, Percussion, Theater
Subjects
Applebaum, Mark $x History and criticism
Music $x Philosophy and aesthetics

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