Department of Music (Applied & Theory)

Department of Music (Applied & Theory)

Recent Submissions

  • Kolan, Daniel (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    This project consists of a recording of nine works that were performed by trombonists in America prior to the 20th century accompanied by a rationale for the selection of the works that were recorded. These works were ...
  • Lee, Sooyeon (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    As both composing and performing multicultural choral music has increased, choral directors are required to obtain pronunciation of non-European languages. Many non-European languages are written in non-Romanized writing ...
  • 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 ...
  • Stovall, Carla Lea (University of Alabama Libraries, 2012)
    The purpose of this project was to develop scripted lessons with immediate feedback to improve the accurate identification of note intervals among amateur college musicians. Four lessons were designed to focus on the ...
  • Holmes, Daniel Stuart (University of Alabama Libraries, 2012)
    This work is a multi-movement, multi-channel, electro-acoustic composition featuring digitally synthesized audio, recorded audio, baritone soloist, tenor soloist, and men's choir. The text is taken from G.M.A. Grube's ...
  • Walker, Joshua Daniel (University of Alabama Libraries, 2012)
    Little Kids Rock (LKR) is a non-profit teacher-training program for K-12 general and music education teachers focused on the study of popular music as an alternative to traditional music education programs focused on western ...
  • St. Clair, Cindy B. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler’s life is remarkable as few American women established themselves during the late 1800s and early 1900s as world-renowned concert pianists or artist-teachers. She was extraordinarily successful ...
  • da Silva Vieira, Carlos Eduardo (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    Brazilian choral music has had a rich compositional tradition dating from the 16th-century, including periods of outstanding craftsmanship. At the beginning of the 20th-century, Brazilian Nationalism found expression in ...
  • 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 ...
  • King, Martin David (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    Music for solo horn forms an important, albeit small, part of the twentieth-century horn repertoire. While solos written for horn and piano or horn and orchestra are more common, performers regularly program the unaccompanied ...
  • Nordlund, Samuel (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    This manuscript explores the four sonatas for cello and piano by Lowell Liebermann, and is accompanied by my recording of the works, in collaboration with pianist Kevin Chance. These works were composed between 1978 and ...
  • Wilson, Thomas L. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    The Reflections of My Introverted Sneakers is an electroacoustic work, six minutes and thirty seconds in length, for acoustic violin and pre-recorded electronics. I composed Reflections for violinist and composer Dr. Davis ...
  • Jordan, Christopher Cornelius (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    When considering the breadth of American song literature, the works of African American composers are not as commonly found within the standard repertoire. When songs by African American composers are performed in a recital, ...
  • Holden, Derek Michael (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    For every concerto written for euphonium and orchestra, there inevitably follows a poorly-crafted reduction of the orchestra’s material. Due to the acoustic properties of the euphonium, many lines of counterpoint that would ...
  • Stephenson, Jennifer Graham (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    As art reflects life, so too does it hold a mirror to the lives of the people who create it. The turbulent events of the first decades of the twentieth century, including two World Wars and the rise of Italian Fascism and ...
  • Diaz, Arthur (University of Alabama Libraries, 2015)
    This document provides a diverse list of appropriate solo horn repertoire with a formulaic approach to programming solo recitals; as a resource, it will provide horn players of all levels with more independence and more ...
  • Palmer, Christopher Daniel (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    When listening to music, there is usually some expectation on the part of the listener that the piece will conclude in some way. This is particularly true of tonal music, which uses specific constructs as means of closure. ...
  • Lee, Jiin (University of Alabama Libraries, 2015)
    This manuscript is a study of four piano works of Scarlatti, Mozart, and Schumann, which I recorded as part of my D.M.A final project. The works are Scarlatti Sonatas, K. 141 in D Minor and K. 380 in E Major; Mozart Piano ...
  • Motley, Khristina Spruill (University of Alabama Libraries, 2015)
    The Alabama Vocal Association (AVA) is the choral division of the Alabama Music Educators Association (AMEA), the state chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). This mixed methods study examined ...
  • Coble, Joshua Heath (University of Alabama Libraries, 2015)
    Composer Stephen Paulus produced ten solo organ works during his active career: The Triumph of the Saint, Meditations on the Spirit, Three Temperaments, Paean, Toccata, Triptych, King David’s Dance, Organic Romp, Blithely ...

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