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    • Sample lessons for melodic study 

      Nelson, David R. (Student of music) (Northern Illinois University, 1982)
      The study of melody is a topic which is generally not emphasized in theory classes. Ironically, when one listens to music, melody is usually in the foreground of their perception, and most theorists would probably agree ...
    • Seasons : for chamber orchestra 

      Heinkel, Valerie A. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      SEASONS is an original composition for chamber orchestra. The work is in four contiguous movements which represent the four seasons of the year. The purpose for this particular composition is to explore the coloristic ...
    • Selections from McGuffey's Reader for symphonic band 

      Ciciora, Stanley J. (Northern Illinois University, 1968)
      This is a Special Project in Music Education by Stanley J. Ciciora in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree Master of Music. In its beginning stages, the writer was primarily interested in contemporary ...
    • Sonata for violin and piano 

      Chiang, Shao-nin (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      My Sonata for Violin and Piano was written to demonstrate the variety of twentieth-century compositional techniques I had learned while studying at Northern Illinois University. This work is far different from an earlier ...
    • A structural analysis of two works for trumpet and piano : Sonate by Paul Hindemith, Sonata by Kent Kennan 

      Bartmann, John William (Northern Illinois University, 1965)
      In connection with a full public graduate recital given in partial fulfillment of the Degree of Master of Music, an accompanying paper concerned with a structural analysis of two works performed at the recital—-Sonate by ...
    • A study and analysis of five songs selected from the works of Scarlatti and Purcell for performance in a graduate voice recital given by Charles Barnett on August 2, 1964 

      Barnett, Charles G. (Northern Illinois University, 1964)
      This paper deals with five songs of Alessandro Scarlatti and Henry Purcell. Two songs by Scarlatti and three songs by Purcell comprise the group selected and are contained in the second group of the author's voice recital. ...
    • A study of improvisational aural processes and the need for their inclusion into instrumental music instruction 

      Knop, Robert James (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      Instrumental music education is performance-based, stressing development of reading skills and technique. These skills do not produce aural cognition. We assume students hear what they play. This is not true. Learning ...
    • A study on Chou Wen-chung 

      Chan, Wing-chi (Northern Illinois University, 1981)
      Chou Wen-chung is the first Chinese composer in contemporary music who has gained great international fame in the West. He was born in China in 1923. After finishing his first degree in civil engineering at National Chungking ...
    • Suite for harpsichord 

      Ross, Susan E. (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      Suite For Harpsichord is a five-movement composition for double-manual harpsichord (2-8' + 4'). Idiomatically written, it utilizes the options and colors of the instrument and the training of the harpsichordist. Based on ...
    • Thematic unity in Steven [sic] Sondheim's Merrily we roll along 

      Brubaker, Gary E. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the themes and thematic material which Steve Sondheim used in Merrily We Roll Along and any interrelationships of the thematic material which would contribute to musical unity within ...
    • Theoretical analysis of the Marcel Dupré edition of Mozart's Fantasia in F Minor, K. 608 

      Abel, Peggy A. (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Fantasia In F Minor, K. 608, was composed for a mechanical organ which played by means of a clock mechanism. To enable musicians to perform the piece on common instruments, many arrangements were ...
    • Three Lynn Brubaker poems 

      Nichols, Eugene (Northern Illinois University, 1982)
      Three Lynn Brubaker Poems, for singing violinist and singing guitarist, represents an attempt to combine the "expanded performer" concept (championed by such composers as George Crumb and Salvatore Martirano) with the ...
    • Untitled : for three soloists and chorus 

      Yang, Fengshi (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      This composition is a stylistic amalgam of Western contemporary instrumental techniques, Chinese musical ideas, and extended vocal techniques. The overall idiom can be described as free atonality with quotations transcribed ...
    • Visuals, games, and manipulatives in music education : a position 

      Pletsch, Vicky Marie (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Visuals, games, and manipulatives perform an important function in the physical, intellectual, and psychological development of children in both music education and general learning. Since students experience learning in ...
    • Winter words, op. 52, by Benjamin Britten : an analysis 

      Brashear, Ann (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Winter Words Op. 52, composed in 1953, is one of several song cycles by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). The cycle, scored for high voice (tenor or soprano) and piano, consists of eight songs with texts by Thomas Hardy ...