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  • Cueing refrains in the medieval conductus 

    Caldwell, Mary Channen (Taylor & Francis, 2018-10-05)
    As lyrical refrain forms flourished beginning in the twelfth century and increased attention was paid to the mise en page of song in manuscript sources, scribes faced the dilemma of how to cue frequent repetition of poetry ...
  • Music teacher beliefs and classroom environments 

    Exline, Kaitlin (Wichita State University, 2018-04-27)
    The purpose of this study was to examine what music teachers believe "should" be happening in their classrooms and what they say people "will see" happening in their classrooms, with regard to "informal music learning," ...
  • Chapter 5 -- Redefining music literacy common core to common score 

    Oare, Steve R.; Bernstorf, Elaine D.; Giray, Selim (Routledge, 2017)
    This book examines contemporary issues in music teaching and learning throughout the lifespan, illuminating an emerging nexus of trends shaping modern research in music education. In the past, most music learning opportunities ...
  • Neo-fado: identify creation among Portuguese-Americans 

    Briggs, Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Traditional Portuguese fado typically consists of two guitarists?often both a Portuguese and acoustic?along with a vocalist. However, a new instrumentation of the genre has yielded a modern style--neo-fado--popular throughout ...
  • Comparing the effects of spoken versus sung transitions in an inclusive preschool music class 

    McGovern, Jenna Rebecca (Wichita State University, 2016-07)
    Times of transition can be challenging, no matter the age. It is important at a young age that children learn how to cope with smaller transitions so that they may learn strategies to handle larger situations later in ...
  • Urania for orchestra 

    Zellers, Randall Austin (Wichita State University, 2015-07)
    Urania is a work that is loosely modelled on early Greek music theory (Urania was one of the nine muses worshipped by ancient Greeks), namely the idea of creating scale structures from inserting two variable notes in ...
  • Ideological diversions: Two sentimental one-act comédies at the Salle Favart, ca. 1790-99 

    Herrington, Danielle L. (Wichita State University, 2015-07)
  • Transcendent capriccio for wind ensemble and solo piano 

    Riches, Luke (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
    This composition focuses on the concerto form and the freeness found within the caprccio. The work establishes a defined role for the wind ensemble and the piano and they interact and evolve through the piece. In addition ...
  • Beyond "pushing play": The implications of technology on music composition and performance 

    Mackey, Ryan David (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
    Some purveyors of traditional music may see the introduction of electronics and electronic instruments as stains on the grand tapestry of music; yet there are many composers and performers who have embraced the possibilities ...
  • In tune or out of tune: are different instruments and voice heard differently? 

    Geringer, John M.; MacLeod, Rebecca B.; Sasanfar, Justine K. (SAGE Publications, 2015-04)
    We studied music majors' perception of intonation in accompanied solo performances of trumpet, violin, and voice. We were interested in whether listeners would judge pitch deviations of equal magnitude in the three solo ...
  • Bad boys and mean girls: Behavior management concerns in the music classroom 

    Iseminger, Scott K. (Wichita State University, 2014-07)
    The purpose of this study and related survey is to examine the common disruptive and aggressive behaviors exhibited by students with severe behavior and emotional disorders in the music education setting. Specific diagnoses ...
  • Scaenae 

    Falk, Katherine (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
  • 'Flower of the lily': late-medieval religious and heraldic symbolism in Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France, MS francais 146 

    Caldwell, Mary Channen (Cambridge University Press, 2014-01)
    Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France, MS francais 146 (fr. 146), a manuscript well known for its inclusion of the Roman de Fauvel, also provides an important, albeit understudied, contribution to the history surrounding ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...

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