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    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Developing skill in music reading 

      Holman, Carol S. (Wichita State University, 1950-05)
    • The development of Ottoman ceramics 

      Hellman, David William (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
      Many of the world’s ceramic objects can trace their aesthetic lineage to one source, Ming Dynasty export porcelain. Turkish or Ottoman ceramics is a tradition that drew inspiration from luxury goods acquired through trade ...
    • 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 ...
    • The effects of kiln atmosphere on glaze color and texture 

      Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
      This experiment studies the effects of the chemical colorants, red iron oxide (Fe2O3), copper carbonate (CuCO3), cobalt carbonate (CoCO3), black nickel oxide (Ni2O3), titanium dioxide (TiO2), and rutile, an iron ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Examining the first women potters in America and their influence on contemporary ceramic art 

      Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      The goal of this research is to demonstrate artistic lineage and the intertwined history of early American women potters. This history shows how a technical process, pot or teacher has affected and created a lineage of ...
    • 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: ...
    • '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 ...
    • Formulating iron rich clay bodies in a recycled electric kiln 

      Olsen, Ryan (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      Clay bodies can be formulated using commonly available processed clays for a wide variety of specific functions. Some of the functions I am interested in include plasticity for throwing on the wheel, temperature range ...
    • Graven images (What's in a brand?) 

      Farmer, James Robert (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
      The research topics most relevant to my studio art practice are branding, advertising and semiotics (the study of sign systems and their meanings). My intention is to formulate a critique of capitalist globalization that ...
    • 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 ...
    • Ideological diversions: Two sentimental one-act comédies at the Salle Favart, ca. 1790-99 

      Herrington, Danielle L. (Wichita State University, 2015-07)
    • 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 ...
    • Instrumental music in the public schools of Wichita, Kansas 

      Foster, Alton H. (Wichita State University, 1949-06)
      Whenever a musician assumes the position of supervisor of instrumental music, regardless of the size of the town or location, his greatest problem is organization and administration. Various methods are presented in ...
    • 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, ...
    • Iron based earthenware in a forced reduction atmosphere 

      Hayes, Todd Rex (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
      Iron is a strong flux in ceramic glazes when fired in an oxygen-starved atmosphere (reduction), resulting in a CO rich atmosphere. The carbon monoxide (CO) robs the iron (Fe2o3) of two oxygen molecules, thus transforming ...