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Transcending Gender : Mezzo-Soprano Trouser Roles in Opera
In this paper, I argue that composers wrote the parts for women with a specific intent in mind, so that a listener/viewer wouldn't take the role at face value but would instead "read into" the role. In most instances, ...
Sons of Adam: An A Cappella Experience
This SIP in its conception, was a performance music SIP. Therefore, the accompanying compact disc, Sons of Adam: Adam's Creation, is the finished product that represents a quarter's worth of work on this project. The ...
"We Are Children Of Our God" : Directing a Church Choir For Children and Youth
It is with enthusiasm that I prepare my SIP by teaching and directing the Children's and the Youth Choirs at Oakland Drive Church of Christ, in Portage, Michigan. On March 7, 1997 they will present a concert at Stetson ...
Five Songs : A Short Story for Tenor and Piano
Performance Notes: Perform this piece continuously. without stopping between movements. If it is necessary to stop between movements, double bars mark the endings of each song. Watch for special directions for pausing ...
"Once Upon a Time..." : a fairy tale musical
Storyline, libretto, and music.
The Musical Lives of Five Women Composers : Claude Arrieu, Lili Boulanger, Cecile Chaminade, Emma Lou Diemer, and Anna Amalia Von Preussen
Presents historical context for a recital of compositions by five women composers.
A Critical History of Jazz in the 1950s
Describes the movement in the 1950s away from the earlier jazz forms of Swing and Be-Bop to Cool-Bop and then Hard-Bop, focusing on central figures Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Gerry Mulligan, The Modern Jazz Quartet, ...
Keeping Your Head Above the Shadows
A collection of original song lyrics.
How Does Music Mean? Music in Relation to Language and the Use of a Philosophy for the Musician
The author uses the model of language as a communication device to construct a model for how music conveys meaning from composer to listener.