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    Marks, Ronald
    Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome) is chronologically the second installment in Italian composer Ottorino Respighi's "Roman trilogy". It is a symphonic tone poem scored for a very large orchestra and is set in four movements. The musical content is represen . . .
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    De Leon, Carol
    The repertoire chosen for my recital is comprised of arias and art songs that reflect the natural human emotions of love and loss. This musical journey is vast in descriptive text taking the listener through a part of the imagination where power, fear . . .
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    Vrudny, Janet
    While Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) worked in Leipzig as the Cantor of the St. Thomas School from 1723-1734, as a part of his duties, he composed service music for the St. Thomas and St. Nicholas churches. The six great motets were composed during . . .
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    Onderdonk, Brian
    The Graduate Recital in Conducting for Brian Onderdonk consisted of two performances of major works in the symphonic repertoire, presented on different concert dates. The first performance took place on 1 October 2004 and the second performance took p . . .
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    Luo, Ming
    This project introduced graduation recital repertoire in fulfillment of my master's degree. It covers the brief background and music analysis of Johann Sebastian Bach's Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 893, Ludwig van Beethoven's Sonata in D minor, O . . .
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    Mao, Doudou
    The repertoire of this recital was selected to fulfill my Master of Music in Voice, and to create the illusion of fluid and melodic lines in music and poetry. Pieces are arranged by chronological period, which stretch from the Baroque period including . . .
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    Pleuss, Joseph
    The repertoire for my recital ranged from baroque oratorio to twentieth century French mélodie and focuses on many non-operatic traditions in solo vocal literature. The four sets chosen for this recital represent the following four genres: baroque Eng . . .
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    Ramirez, Rebecca
    ABSTRACT A MEZZO'S JOURNEY: MUSIC THROUGH LANGUAGE AND TIME A GRADUATE VOICE RECITAL by Rebecca Isela Ramirez Master of Music in Music, Performance The repertoire for my voice recital is a representation of music through time, guided by language. Thro . . .
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    Thomason, Benjamin D.
    This thesis explores the composition and content of the music performed in my Masters of Music Recital on March 29, 2014. This includes Fisherman's Song and Memory by Chen Yi, Sonata No. 3 in C Major for Solo Violin, BWV 1005, by J.S. Bach, Poème by E . . .
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    Howerton, Jaclyn
    The oboe's noble history dates back hundreds of years prior to many of its modern orchestral counterparts. This rich history lends a plethora of solo compositions written by prominent composers of every musical era. Such outstanding composers include . . .
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    Ouyang, Qin
    "Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911 by Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach, born in 1685, came to be widely recognized as the preeminent composer of the Baroque era, and foremost among the numerous musical members of the Bach family. He established a . . .
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    Tobenkin, Manami Sugimori
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) was a baroque period composer. "Come and trip it" is from "L'Allegro." This song is a graceful minuet for solo voice and is followed by the chorus. "O sleep, why dost thou leave me" is from the opera, "Semele." This . . .
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    Kadlubek, Amanda
    The topic of love and longing is so vast that it is often articulated through a wide variety of musical expressions. For this program many kinds of love, including religious, altruistic and romantic, are set in French mélodie, German Lieder, Baroque a . . .
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    Santoke, Mahfrin
    A Performance Analysis of the Khachaturian Flute Concerto: Understanding the Idiosyncrasies of the Violin and Adaptations Made to Perform the Work on Flute was written in conjunction with Mahfrin Santoke's Master's Flute Recital, given on May 6, 2012. . . .
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    Peng, Yu-Ting
    This thesis is based on the repertoire I performed in graduate recital. This paper includes six pieces: Samuel Barber Piano Concerto, Op. 38, J.S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in B major, BWV892, Beethoven Piano Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 7, Brahms Klavier . . .
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    Rodriguez, Marco Antonio Jr.
    The music for this recital gives a broad representation of styles present in art song from the 18th to the 20th century. The repertoire covers a wide array of passions including rage, love, quiet longing, nature, and playful fables. The composers chos . . .
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    Cheng, Yilin
    ABSTRACT RECITAL and CONCERTO IN PIANO BY HANDEL, BEETHOVEN, RAVEL, RACHMANINOFF, SCRIABIN, SCHUMANN and SAINT-SAENS BY Yilin Cheng Master of Music in Music, Performance George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Chaconne in G Major, G 229 George Frideric Ha . . .
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    Shen, Lu
    This paper describes each composer and one piece of theirs, the piece's background, and an analysis of each one's form and expression. It focuses on music I specifically performed at my concerto recital and graduate recital as a piano graduate student . . .
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    Shen, Lu
    This paper describes each composer and one piece of theirs, the piece's background, and an analysis of each one's form and expression. It focuses on music I specifically performed at my concerto recital and graduate recital as a piano graduate student . . .
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    Chen, Kailin
    The repertoire for my recital includes a range of pieces from the Romantic era to the twentieth century. Some of the genres include Italian art song, German lied, French mélodie, the English art song, and opera arias. These were present in the same ti . . .
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    Tang, Tingting
    Programing art songs and arias of deep emotional expression, from the classical period through the modern period reveals the variety of vocal repertoire, for the soprano voice. Different style periods represent emotional expressions in different music . . .
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    Elconin, Travis Henry
    In deciding the repertoire for my recital, I had two goals in mind. One was to choose music that represented varying styles and languages, the other was to choose music that best displayed my unique talents as a singer. With these goals in mind, I sel . . .
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    Kiouses, Katherine
    Performance The repertoire of my recital takes us through a journey of emotion, each different from the next. Da chiaro a scuro, from light to dark, is a metaphor for how each song travels from beginning to end. They give us a contrast of emotions. So . . .
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    Park, Eojini
    For my Master of Music recital, I performed four works that range from the late 18th century to the 21st century. As a collaborative pianist, I played with one violinist, one tenor, and one soprano. With the violinist, we performed G. F. Handel's Sona . . .
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    Gu, Jinghong
    The repertoire for my recital includes a range of eras from approximately 1600 to the twentieth century and a range of styles including Baroque opera, German Lieder by Schumann, French Melodies by Fauré and an English song cycle by Benjamin Britten. T . . .
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    Bradshaw, Denia Guadalupe
    Sonata Allegro form is comprised of an exposition, development, and recapitulation applying to both multi-movement works and single movements. Sonata is a broad concept that can be interpreted and unfolded in many ways. Understanding its origins is he . . .
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    Villa, Anthony
    Scott McAllister's compositions surround the listener with various cultures, experiences, and interests. His ability to write in a unique style is shown by using several influences that vary drastically, thus garnering the result of new sound combinat . . .
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    Sanchez, Lizbeth
    Performance The repertoire of my recital takes us through a journey of emotion, each different from the next. Da chiaro a scuro, from light to dark, is a metaphor for how each song travels from beginning to end. They give us a contrast of emotions. So . . .
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    Abkarian, Meleeah
    Abstract Graduate Voice Recital By Meleeah Abkarian Master of Music in Music, in Performance My recital repertoire exemplifies the varying compositional styles of different eras. The various styles in each set are further distinguished by different la . . .
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    Li, Longfei
    The duty of contemporary composers is not only to create music with relevant cultural and social values, but also to continue the heritage that master composers left, and even expand it. After I wrote some radical pieces that incorporated original mus . . .
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    Betry, Charlotte
    This thesis will explore the research and preparation needing to be done by a performer in order to successfully perform a newly commissioned work specifically through the National Flute Association's Young Artist and High School Young Artist Competit . . .
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    Hou, Jie
    "J.S. Bach (1685-1750): Prelude & Fugue in F minor, BWV 857 Prior to his birth, Bach's family was already well-known for their musical ability and he picked up the key skills quite early in life. Bach is considered by Mozart to be the father of harmon . . .
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    SUN, YUN
    Love and loss is a common topic included in repertoire for soprano from the Baroque period through the Contemporary period. An early opera aria from the Baroque period begins the program and it ends with a contemporary Chinese folk song. It also inclu . . .
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    Shimomoto, Mika
    Amongst players of the double bass there remins confusion about the proper terminology of the instrument and its evolution. This paper will examine the complications of this confusion in order to introduce the attractiveness of double bass solo perfor . . .
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    Hayden, Jiye
    The selections included in this recital program result from an organic process of trial and error, yet they also follow a specific dramaturgy influenced by Robert Schumann’s German song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben, which tells the story of “a wom . . .
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    Quarles, Ernest MIchael
    The repertoire on this recital illustrates and explores the physical and emotional voyage of one searching for his beloved. Romantic themes - love, pain, nature, and longing - as well as mythological symbols interweave throughout, unifying the six gro . . .
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    Karpuk, Boris
    Johann Sebastian Bach, universally recognized as the greatest composer of the Baroque Period, elevated keyboard compositions to a new level by developing and expanding new forms, genres, and styles. His numerous works include the Inventions, The Well- . . .
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    Buresch, Natalie Barbara
    This string quartet was written in compliance with the requirements for a masters degree in music composition at California State University, Northridge. The entirety of this piece was written in the Spring 2014 semester and included a performance in . . .
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    Ball, Aaron
    Perhaps not since the culmination of the decades-long march toward civil rights legislation in 1964, which set off sociological aftershocks that resonate even today as residual seismic events of varying degrees on the Richter scale of human rights, ha . . .
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    Wang, Qian
    The repertoire on this recital demonstrates longing for love at different moments in our lives. The kinds of love expressed are romantic love, love of nature, and love of the sacred. These songs find ideal expression in the lyric tenor voice. The choi . . .
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    Grab, Daniel
    The purpose of this research project is to examine the widespread notion among classical musicians that while there are many high level technical players today, their artistry and most specifically their individuality is not on the level of the "old g . . .
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    Luo, Ming
    This project introduced graduation recital repertoire in fulfillment of my master's degree. It covers the brief background and music analysis of Johann Sebastian Bach's Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 893, Ludwig van Beethoven's Sonata in D minor, O . . .
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    Moon, Christiane
    There is a pedagogical need for Impressionistic-style piano music that prepares pre-college students to perform the works of Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. The current materials that are accessible to pre-college students are underutilized. This th . . .
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    Li, Ningqi
    A survey and interpretation of collaborative piano literature, consisting of a collaborative recital. Works by Mozart, Schumann, Schubert, Barber and Stravinsky.
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    Tang, Yifan
    Vibrato is often seen as a mysterious concept because of its individuality and inseparable relation to personal taste. Therefore, one can sometimes recognize a specific musical sound produced by a specific soloist from their unique vibrato having beco . . .
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    Hu, Angelina
    My recital program embraces five languages and spans four periods of western music, two Chinese folk songs, and one Chinese art song. The styles represented are the Mozart concert aria, German Lied, French mélodie, Spanish art song, and Chinese folk a . . .
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    Jacobius, Alexander
    Decamp and Go is a twelve-minute work for six instruments: flute, B flat clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass, piano, and percussion. The piece is organized using an expanded and altered simple binary form. In terms of pitch structure, the piece primar . . .
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    Guettler, Rachel
    The intention of many art forms is to evoke an emotional response from the audience, and pathos is the evocation of suffering, pity, and pain. This evening of art song exhibited specific compositions by Italian Baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi, German . . .
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    Zhu, Lin
    This is a program note of my graduate recital works.
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    Canchola, Shannon
    This thesis will explore the need to redefine classical music in order to ensure its survival. Through the analysis of data taken from orchestras across the country, I will examine why many organizations are folding and what some establishments have d . . .