Recent Submissions

  • A study in music interpretation and nuances 

    Khow, Karine (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    The purpose of this study is to address the importance of interpreting music and to explore the possibility of transferring ideas from the score to the audience. The study will consist of a brief description of the meaning ...
  • Contemporary problems and solutions in the field of modern percussion repertoire 

    Slater, Andrew C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    Contemporary music presents a unique set of challenges to its performers. This is especially so for the modern percussionist. Aside from being both mentally and physically draining, the performer must convince an audience, ...
  • The "mirage" of the composer: a performer's musical decisions 

    Petrenko, Alexander (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Up until recently, the Western art music tradition has privileged the composer as the best authority concerning issues of performance practice. This view was ingrained in the nineteenth century with European composers who ...
  • A Revolution in Piano Study-Conceptual Teaching Through American Music 

    Krueger, Justin (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    The musical literature available to piano teachers and students is vast. However, over the past several decades, the body of repertoire taught and played has become significantly narrower. Certain composers and pieces ...
  • Jasmine Flower in three different lights 

    Tham, G.J.E. (Wichita State University, 2005-04-22)

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