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    Castro, Joel Daniel Dillahunt
    Many scholars throughout history have spoken about the power and profound effect that music has. Music is a means of reaching across time, languages, and distances to touch the hearts and souls of those listening. During the Renaissance this unique po . . .
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    Molazadeh, Sheila
    Latin music has made vast contributions to many cultures and societies over time. This multifaceted genre encompasses a wide variety of sounds and styles that have evolved numerous times. The "Latin Craze" has captured many audiences throughout the hi . . .
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    Moran, Nicole Irene
    The bass clarinet first appeared in the music world as a supportive instrument in orchestras, wind ensembles and military bands, but thanks to Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante's opera Emma d'Antiochia (1834), the bass clarinet began to embody the . . .
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    D'Ignazio, Ralph F.
    Creatio ex Materia is a two-movement composition for chamber ensemble that attempts to uncover unique timbres and rhythmic consequences through the use of contemporary concepts and techniques. It employs nontraditional combinations of instruments and . . .
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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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    Bruce, Julianne
    I will analyze, compare, and contrast the extensive preparation requirements for a graduate level recital to a professional orchestral audition. The analysis includes the psychological development necessary for success in both circumstances, compariso . . .
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    Ohrstrom, Jenny
    In the classical vocal repertoire, love and heartbreak seem to be very common subjects for the texts. Countless operas are focused on lovers who struggle to be together, and quite frequently we see one or both perish by the third act. Often forgotten . . .
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    Marcondes Rodrigues, Bernardo
    This is a recital in partial fulfillment of the Master of Music in guitar performance degree. The pieces in this recital were: Capricho Catalan and Zambra Granadina by Isaac Albeniz, Concertante No 3 and Estudo No 2 by Nicanor Teixeira, Lute Suite in . . .
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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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    Coffey, Eric
    Music can entertain, inspire, fascinate and captivate the listener. It can bring people to tears of deep joy or sorrow. It has moved people to riot. Creating music and presenting it to an audience to communicate such emotions and connotations is one a . . .
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    Kang, Wei-li
    A musical composition possesses its own unique characteristics which are perceptibly related to both a composer's cultural, and national environments, as well as individual tendencies. Indeed, all professional musicians are influenced, to a large degr . . .
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    Brode, Alyssa
    The label "twentysomething" is given to anyone in the age range of twenty to twenty nine, and its generality and vagueness is intentional. It encompasses a rather broad period of life marked by substantial changes, and not unlike the physical and emot . . .
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    Yamagami, Maiko
    Johann Sebastian Bach's compositions brought a tremendous impact on Western music history. Bach embraced all the major styles, forms, and genres of his time, blended them in new ways, and developed them further. Bach's compositions include seven clavi . . .
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    Deng, Nan
    This thesis presents the piano works I performed in my Concerto recital and Graduated recital in California State University Northridge. It gives a description of composers' background, the piece's inspirational background, and a musical analysis of e . . .
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    Zheng, Zhenlin
    In partial fulfillment of the Master of Music in piano performance. Recital and concerto works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Muczynski, and Grieg
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    Oseguera, Jose Luis, Jr.
    Aside from being synonymous with Art Song and its various permutations (i.e. Lied, Chanson, Canzona, Canción), poetry, music and the human voice can all be thought of as agents of communication or as vestibules that lead emotions, thoughts, and expres . . .
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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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    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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    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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    Warfield, Kaylie Ann
    Repertoire selected for this recital spans several eras of music-from the Baroque era to the twenty-first century. It encompasses music that has stood the test of time, and music that has yet to face such a trial; music that feeds the mind, and music . . .
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    Chen, Yu-Chien
    The clarinet concerto of Jean Françaix, a French Neo-classist, is a work that stands alone in the repertoire for clarinet. A thorough study of the background of the composer following an in-depth analysis by the researcher concludes that this work sta . . .
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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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    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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    Gutman, Patrick
    "I am this shortness of breath. Disconnected, I view myself as separate parts of a whole. While the shapes of lines flow in circular motions, I am grasping and searching for stability, connectedness, and flow. But I am deprived. Irregular pulses of va . . .
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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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    Neumann, Katelyn Adair
    Songs of Love and Loss presents a mosaic of human emotions triggered by experiences in life, love, and loss. French mélodie, German lied, English song, Italian ariettas, and Spanish tonadillas are all represented. The poignant songs of loss may be of . . .
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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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    Lee, Young Joo
    The pieces that I selected for my recital program represent composers whose music existed in the extremes, both chronological and technical. The four selections by Edvard Grieg, Claude Achille Debussy, Handel- Halvorsen, and Johannes Brahms all have t . . .
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    Lovasz, Thomas Balazs
    "Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly wrote his famous solo sonata for cello at the beginning of the First World War, in 1915. It was a revolutionary piece in which he exploited the technical capabilities of the solo cello at the highest artistic level. I . . .
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 . . .