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The Bagpipe Before 1600 : History, Origins, and Scholarship with Special Interest in Britain
The author traces the history of the entire family of bagpipes around the world before the ascendency of the modern Scottish bagpipes.
The Development of Pant Roles in Opera
The development of the 'pant,' breeches,' or 'trouser' roles in opera reflects the changing attitudes of European society toward the castration of adolescent males. This paper surveys both prominent castrati and female ...
An original song cycle inspired by the process of creating the Senior Individualized Project at Kalamazoo College.
Nixon is a Maniac ; In the Stairwell ; Military Man
Three compositions that experiment with unusual scales, time signatures, and harmonic progressions. "Nixon is a Maniac" reflects feelings of resentment toward several college administrators. "Military Man" was conceived ...
Mozart, Sonata (K. 545) in C Major : A Transcription for Harp
A transcription from piano to harp with a discussion of the changes made in the score.
A Study of Choir Conducting with Dr. George Lynn
Discusses the teachings of Dr. Williamson and Dr. Lynn, and applies them to a conducting analysis of Set Me as a Seal Upon Thine Heart by William Walton which was performed by the College Singers.
A musical setting of Psalm 117 and 138 for choir, handbells, piano, trumpet, trombone, and drums. Sung in English. Recorded May 27, 1988 at Friday Chapel service, Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College. Recording from cassette ...
Approaching Authenticity in J. S. Bach's French Suites
Discusses the social context and technical elements necessary to approach the authenticity of a Baroque era performance.
Adventures in MIDI-Land
An original composition for the MIDI synthesizer.
A Guitar Recital
Discusses the historical background of music presented in recital, including compositions by Sor, Cimarosa, Bach, Ponce, Villa-Lobos, and Carlevaro.