Browsing by Author "Zaheri, Amir"

Browsing by Author "Zaheri, Amir"

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  • Covington, James Michael (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    Effective pre-collegiate trumpet instruction is essential in preparing students for the first year of collegiate trumpet study. During the first year of college, students often find themselves overwhelmed with new demands ...
  • Flores-Everett, Cassandra Diane (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    In the nineteenth century, pedagogues often composed collections of etudes as a basis of instruction for young pupils. Many of these are still used in modern practice as a set of guidelines for well-balanced study and for ...
  • Zaheri, Amir (University of Alabama Libraries, 2013)
    A Priori is a polyphonic, virtuosic solo for violin in one movement. The composition is approximately eight minutes in duration. Pitch material for the composition is organized using two pitch-class collections, one ...
  • Houghtling, Jonathan David (University of Alabama Libraries, 2004-05)
    John Philip Sousa is primarily known around the world for his march compositions. He was even given the nickname “The March King” by a British band journal. Compositions such as The Stars and Stripes Forever, The Washington ...
  • Schultz, Monica (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    Amy Beach sets an example of musical activism and dedication to her art that has inspired and illuminated her successors. Beach’s music has particular significance considering that she is arguably the most notable female ...
  • Beasley Kneer, Lydia Ellen (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    This document discusses the performance possibilities of Le dernier sorcier, an operetta by composer Pauline Viardot and librettist Ivan Turgenev, for the young opera studio, and contains a performance edition of the work. ...
  • Smith, Jacob Miller (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    Birdseed and the Four Pianos is a composition for oboe, clarinet and bassoon which consists of five short contrasting movements. Each movement investigates a different compositional idea or process. Additionally, each ...
  • Levy, Aaron (University of Alabama Libraries, 2019)
    This document serves as an accompanying manuscript to my improvisational percussion album, Terminal. This music comes after five years of study and performance, and is a recent demonstration of my current sound; three ...
  • Jones, James Tyler (University of Alabama Libraries, 2019)
    The string quartet is an ensemble I have always found to be immensely earthy. The contrast between the purity of bowed string sounds and the percussive wooden body of the instruments is of particular interest to me. These ...
  • Holloway, Benjamin (University of Alabama Libraries, 2020-05)
    DREAM DIARY FOR MIXED ENSEMBLE by BENJAMIN HOLLOWAY AMIR ZAHERI, COMMITTEE CHAIR MATTHEW BOYLE REBECCA SALZER TYLER BRADLEY WALKER A RECORDING Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor ...
  • Coleman, Jarom (University of Alabama Libraries, 2020-06)
    Harald Genzmer’s oeuvre includes many compositions involving the clarinet that are of high quality but have received little exposure. While all of his works for clarinet are published, dishearteningly few have been recorded. ...
  • Leitao, Filipe (University of Alabama Libraries, 2019)
    Isaac’s World is an electronic piece featuring audio samples of my son, Isaac, a three-year old, Brazilian and American citizen who speaks both Portuguese and English. Through this composition, I attempted to capture and ...
  • Prickett, Amy (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    On December 1, 2016, the Metropolitan Opera presented Kaija Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin, the Met’s second production of a work by a female composer, and the first since Ethyl Smyth’s Der Wald in 1903. Although opera companies ...
  • Adcock, Natalie Jo (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    Because there are limited resources for horn players who begin studying, practicing, and performing contemporary pieces for horn and electronics, this document offers a guide to the preparation and performance of the three ...
  • VandeWaa, Arie (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    This manuscript provides a context for a recital given on February 19, 2017 containing three significant works for solo trombone written by contemporary Dutch composers: Jan Koetsier, Johan de Meij, and Jacob Ter Veldhuis. ...
  • Kemper, Colin B. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2019)
    My State With Kings is a polyphonic composition for solo mezzo-soprano in one movement. The composition is approximately 6.5 minutes long and the text comes from William Shakespeare’s Sonnet No. 29. Pitch material through ...
  • Benford, Alexander (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    While a great deal has been written on the topic of musical borrowing in general, there is a significant gap in the literature discussing its implications in works for the pipe organ. This document will explore the ways ...
  • Wilson, Matthew (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    Piano pedagogy is often viewed as distinct from music education, when in fact these disciplines inform each other. While more research currently exists in music education than in piano pedagogy, this disparity is shrinking. ...
  • Westerfield, Lewis (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    Electronic media permeate our everyday lives through email, social media, and the Internet; music is no exception. With their rise in popularity electronics have become commonplace in accompanying music of all genres, ...
  • Cash, Taylor (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    The instrumentation of the wind band has never been standardized and has continued to evolve and expand over time. However, the collections of wind instruments that are used has remained fairly consistent which is a contrast ...

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