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    Sepe, Christine Azzoni
    The goal of this graduate recital was to present a varied program. The artistic performance demonstrated the continued development of piano literature in terms of style and form from the Classic, Romantic, and Impressionistic Periods of music. Represe . . .
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    Roper, Scott Francis
    In the songs of John Dowland, the transparent texture of the guitar’s polyphonic accompaniment together with the poetic lyricism of the vocal line makes an excellent intimate beginning set in recital. In contrast, Bellini’s bel canto melodies have muc . . .
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    Kosakowski, Cheryl Roraff
    In the early eighteenth century George Frederick Handel turned from the Italian operatic tradition and made a deliberate attempt to appeal to the English middle-class audience through the genre of the oratorio. His libretti were in English and were, f . . .
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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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    Simon, Robert L.
    Luis Milan was one of his country's foremost performers on the vihuela. His tutor book, El Maestro, published in Spain in 1536, was distinguished not only as the first collection of vihuela music, but also as the earliest source employing verbal indic . . .
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    Simon, Robert L.
    Luis Milan was one of his country's foremost performers on the vihuela. His tutor book, El Maestro, published in Spain in 1536, was distinguished not only as the first collection of vihuela music, but also as the earliest source employing verbal indic . . .
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    Mayes, Frank
    In preparing this recital, I wanted to play a variety of clarinet music, including some that to my knowledge has never been performed outside of a teachers studio. I also included two standard works of the repertoire and two works of the twentieth cen . . .
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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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    Siefert, Lucy A.
    The songs presented here, whether by well-known or obscure composers, are, for the most part, less familiar. However, each is intrinsically attractive, musically valid, and of more than just historical interest. Monteverdi's Scherzi Musicali (1632) co . . .
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    Munsch, Alexander Paul
    Che dite, o miei pensieri by Antonio Caldara is a typical example of the chamber cantata form of the Middle Baroque period. It contains two da capo arias of contrasting character, each preceded by a recitative. The aria Meta di voi gua vadano from the . . .
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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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    Neely, James
    Selecting music for Graduate recital can be as difficult as learning the music once it is chosen. My first thoughts about choice of literature were that no typical or standard procedure (e.g., works from each period, encompassing all languages) need n . . .
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    Carlson, Brent Lee
    Trauersinfone, by Richard Wagner and Symphonic Movement, by Vaclav Nelhybel, are two outstanding and yet diverse pieces of concert band literature. Trauersinfone, demands sensitivity with a romanticized concept. The rhythmic variation potential of thi . . .
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    Neil, Elizabeth
    A performer’s goal in planning a recital is to provide contrast and interest for both the academic and aesthetic listener. Short sets were used in this recital employing various languages and genres as well as contrasting vocal and instrumental timbre . . .
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    Floch, Duane Byron
    Solo literature for trumpet belongs almost entirely to the baroque and modern periods. The program selected is divided equally between these two diverse style periods, with the intention of engaging at least one monumental work from each period. In th . . .
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    Olympia, Angela
    This graduate project illuminates the role of world music drumming in urban general music classrooms by examining why the implementation of drumming programs in urban schools, based on my experiences, has been met with such positive feedback, as well . . .
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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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    Hofer, Steven F.
    The Concerto for Piano and Orchestra was written between February 1993 and March 1994. (See more in text.)
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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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    Monroe, Marlisa Jeanine
    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) was a highly creative and artistically diverse individual. His talents were expressed in every field of art, and in each field he was successful. The diversity of his talent defies traditional categorization and makes it diffi . . .
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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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    Labonville, Marie Elizabeth
    This study examines the underworld scenes of the Orpheus operas of Claudio Monteverdi, Christoph Willibald von Gluck, Joseph Haydn, and Jacques Offenbach. The purpose is to discover what similarities, if any, occur among works dealing with the same ba . . .
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    Ramsay, Alice Box
    The Preface is followed by on Introduction devoted to a brief survey of the musical exchange between North America end Latin America. The purpose of this Introduction is to provide a brood perspective for the chapters to follow. Part I is essentially . . .
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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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    Schwartz, Agnes Szekely
    The subject of this paper is the history, content, structure, and analysis of my Master of Music Recital which I gave on March 21, 2010. The repertoire focuses on the works of European composers. I have planned on a selection of short character pieces . . .
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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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    Shutt, Winnifred Irene
    This is a collection of original music for use in accompanying the creative rhythmic movement of children in the elementary grades, Kindergarten through Fourth Grade. The compilation is motivated by numerous requests of teachers for these various desc . . .
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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 . . .