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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Scaenae 

      Falk, Katherine (Wichita State University, 2014-05)