Recent Submissions

  • Juniper: A chamber opera in three parts 

    Willette, Michael J. (Wichita State University, 2022-05)
  • The haunted palace for soprano, chamber ensemble, and electronics 

    Breon, Eli J. (Wichita State University, 2022-05)
    This work sets the poem “The Haunted Palace” by Edgar Allen Poe for soprano; a chamber ensemble consisting of three woodwinds, piano, and five strings; and fixed-media electronic playback. The six stanzas of the poem are ...
  • Northwestern School of Music : A survey of instrumental school music activities in colleges and universities of the United States 

    Duerksen, Walter (Wichita State University, 1938-05)
    It is felt that the information revealed will be comprehensive enough to serve as the foundation on which the college instrumental director can build a program that will meet the ideals and objectives of our modern ...
  • Haze for 5-piece Pierrot ensemble 

    Browne, David (Wichita State University, 2021-05)
    Haze revolves around the idea of a steadily unravelling mind. What starts as a focused an organized mindset can slowly degrade over time while sense and chaos fight for control. The chromatic figures that are heard ...
  • S.E.L.E.N.E: System Engineered for Lunar Environment, Navigation, and Exploration 

    Morales, Kevin; Wang, Long; Christensen, Fennie; Kim, Arnold; Alfaro, Jennifer; Smith, Brandon; Ergil, Selin; Rincon, Clarissa (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
    Augmented Reality (AR) display technologies utilize computer-generated virtualized content to enhance the observer's perception of the physical environment. This NASA SUITS (Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students) ...
  • The effects of varying melodic intervals in Melodic Intonation Therapy for persons with Aphasia 

    Darland, Kylie (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
    INTRODUCTION: Broca's Aphasia is an acquired language disorder that most commonly occurs after a stroke. It is characterized by deficits in expressive language, both spoken and written. Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT) is ...
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  • Comparative pitch analysis in young children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder 

    Harbutz, Lydia (Wichita State University, 2020-05-01)
    INTRODUCTION: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often experience delayed speech development. Current research shows that ASD is associated with atypical vocal quality. Early signs of ASD include difficulties ...
  • 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 ...
  • Augmenting the instrumental music program: a case study of Mark Wood's "Electrify Your Strings" program 

    Samuel, Jeremy Charles (Wichita State University, 2018-05)
    The purpose of this research was to examine Mark Wood's "Electrify Your Strings" (EYS) program. Three research questions guided this study: 1) What is the history of the EYS program and what was the driving philosophy ...
  • 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," ...
  • Understanding gaming perceptions and experiences in a women's college community 

    Shaer, Orit; Westendorf, Lauren; Knouf, Nicholas A.; Pederson, Claudia C. (Association for Computing Machinery, 2017)
    Recent trends in gaming diversification have shown that women are both an increasingly significant pool of consumers and game producers, and regular victims of misogynistic harassment. Such observations stress the importance ...
  • Memory matters: works by Gesine Janzen 

    Lockard, Brittany J. (Taylor & Francis, 2017-09-02)
    Exhibition review: Memory matters: works by Gesine Janzen, Kauffman Museum, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, August 16, 2016-May 28, 2017. Memory Matters: Works by Gesine Janzen at the Kauffman Museum adds depth and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Flash phenomenon 

    Vukelich, Liz (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Purpose: This project explores color development in unglazed, wood-fired ceramic wares, specifically the phenomenon called "flashing," by testing six materials with differing proportions of silica and alumina. Background: ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bathroom manifesto 

    Gossett, Kelsy (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
    On April 29, 2015 a pair of shoes representing a person of the opposite gender along with stories and explanatory posters were placed in bathroom stalls in over sixty restrooms on campus. Purpose: Raise awareness of the ...
  • Alexandra P. Spaulding, come together, just to burst apart 

    Lockard, Brittany J. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015-11)
    Reviewed exhibit:: Alexandra P. Spaulding's installation, come together, just to burst apart (2014) was a temporary, site-specific work housed at the now-defunct Union Station in downtown Wichita. Spaulding notes that her ...
  • 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 ...

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