Recent Submissions

  • Scaenae 

    Falk, Katherine (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
  • John Adams' "I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky": Examination of an earthquake/romance 

    Pirilli, Lydia (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
    In 1995, John Adams, Peter Sellars, and June Jordan collaborated on the contemporary opera/musical I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky. Based around the 1994 Los Angeles, California earthquake, the work ...
  • Dialectical parallels in Alfred Schnittke's Seid Nuchtern und Wachet and Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus 

    Jarvis, Beau Thomas (Wichita State University, 2012-12)
    Alfred Schnittke and Thomas Mann were both fascinated by the legend of Doctor Faustus, a Germanic myth based upon the life of a real man who lived in the early sixteenth century. Doctor Faustus was a transgressive figure ...
  • Energy 

    Long, Courtney (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
    Instrumentation: Flute -- Clarinet in Bb -- Bass Clarinet in Bb -- Alto Saxophone in Eb -- Baritone Saxophone in Eb -- Bassoon -- Horns I and II in F -- Trumpet in Bb -- Bass Trombone -- Percussion I (Suspended Cymbal, ...
  • A musician's testament: Themes of Catholicism in Part Two of Gustav Mahler’s Eighth Symphony 

    Tiemeyer, Robyn Morrison (Wichita State University, 2008-08)
    This study is intended to explore the spirituality of Gustav Mahler through his emphasis on Catholicism in his Eighth Symphony by relating those themes to other parts of Mahler's life, focusing on his use of Johann Wolfgang ...
  • Elements of individualism in the life and selected works of Woody Guthrie 

    Sauceda, Jonathan (Wichita State University, 2008-08)
    Although the image of Woody Guthrie has often used as a symbol by collectivist leaning groups such as the Communist Party of the United States and the free love movement of the 1960s, and although he has been viewed by ...
  • Intertwinings for full orchestra: a composition 

    Svast, Maja (2007-05)
    Intertwinings is written for full orchestra, and is in one continuous movement. It takes as its subject certain aspects from human nature. The human nature is very complex. Sometimes people project extroverted actions, ...

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