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    • Album for the young, by David Diamond : an arrangement for band 

      Butkus, Larry W. (Northern Illinois University, 1968)
      Album for the Young has been arranged to provide a means for the average high school band to gain an enjoyable acquaintance with contemporary American music. The arrangement techniques used in this work should heighten the ...
    • An Analysis and transcription for guitar of J.S. Bach's Chaconne in D Minor 

      Wallace, Michael A. (Northern Illinois University, 1982)
      Johann Sebastian Bach's Chaconne in D Minor from the Partita No. 2 in D Minor for Violin Solo is considered by many to be a monumental instrumental work and one of the finest examples of the chaconne as a form of continuous ...
    • An analysis of five songs by Ernst Bacon 

      Driggett, Daniel Stephen (Northern Illinois University, 1964)
      The subject of this paper is an analysis of Five Songs written by the contemporary American composer Ernst Bacon. The titles of these Five Songs in their proper order of appearance are: "It's All I Have to Bring Today," ...
    • An analysis of Ralph Vaughan Williams' song cycle Songs of travel 

      Anderson, Richard Gordon (Northern Illinois University, 1963)
      It was the purpose of this study to analyze certain aspects of Ralph Vaughan Williams' song cycle, Songs of Travel, for baritone and piano. The (1) historical background, (2) formal structure, (3) rhythmic structure, (b) ...
    • Characteristics of the literature used by American musicologists 

      Manaois, Susan J. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      The most recent bibliometric study concerning the literature used by American musicologists was conducted in 1959. There was clearly a need for an updated study in this area that would provide some insight into both the ...
    • Chuang, chamber music for four players 

      Chen, Shih-hui (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      "Chuang," in Chinese, means "the window." The five pieces of this particular composition symbolize five different windows, or rather, five different views from the same window. Each of these views presents a different mood ...
    • A computer music realization of the discourses of Dionysus, from The Bacchae 

      Christie, George (Student of music) (Northern Illinois University, 1982)
      A method was desired to set to music the discourses of Dionysus from Euripides' The Bacchae, with the use of computer music system. It is agreed that the ancient Greek language was pitched and that poetic verse was written ...
    • A developmental program for teaching general music in the first grade in the Batavia public schools, Batavia, Illinois 

      Bowers, Norma Jean (Northern Illinois University, 1964)
      This paper presents a chronological and systematic method for developing a general music education program for all the first grade students in Batavia, Illinois, utilizing classroom teachers, minimum music specialist’s ...
    • Four compositions 

      Patton, Dave (Student of music) (Northern Illinois University, 1981)
      These four compositions contain the essence of the distillation of an extensive period of intense study in the therapeutic applications of movement, color and music. However, this is therapy for the "normal" or "average" ...
    • Giles Farnaby and the virginal variation 

      Bron, Robert Philip (Northern Illinois University, 1971)
      Little is known of the Elizabethan composer, Giles Farnaby, although much has been published regarding Farnaby's contemporaries, such as William Byrd, Dr. John Bull, Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Tomkins, and Thomas Weelkes. ...
    • The harmonic treatment of Chinese music in the twentieth-century 

      Lin, Wen-Ching (Student of music) (Northern Illinois University, 1981)
      This thesis is divided into three chapters: Historical Background, Chinese Theory, Analysis of Musical Examples, and Conclusion, The first chapter talks of the historical background since the beginning of the twentieth ...
    • The harmonic vocabulary of Richard Strauss as perceived in the aria "Elektra recognizes Orest" 

      Bohart, Sharon Jochum (Northern Illinois University, 1965)
      This paper contains an analysis and discussion of the aria "Elektra recognizes Orest", from the opera Elektra by Richard Strauss. The analysis contains a discussion of the harmonic structure, Strauss' use of consonance and ...
    • Illinois folk variants, as related to social studies 

      Bowser, Martha A. (Northern Illinois University, 1967)
      The materials contained herein have been compiled to provide something functional for the teacher of music to use in cultural reinforcement. The information is limited to the state of Illinois. The text and music included ...
    • Inexpensive microcomputer based music synthesizer designs 

      Eldridge, Michael (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      This thesis presents four designs for inexpensive music synthesizers attached to small computers as peripherals. Cost of components is under $75 for each of the designs. Three of the designs are polyphonic. The fourth is ...
    • An investigation into the role of choral music education in the secondary school 

      Quinn, Ramona M. (Northern Illinois University, 1983)
      The choral medium is an established tradition in the public high school. Aside from the common goal of preparing music for performance, there are no guaranteed similarities among programs. Many factors dictate the design ...
    • Kendang penca : the instruments, music, and recent evolution of a traditional Sudanese musical ensemble 

      Miller, Christopher Allen (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
    • Music education and the learning disabled : the effects of movement programming and class placement 

      Stephens, Kay L. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      This five-month study investigated the effects of different types of movement programming and class size upon the in-tune singing and memory for melodic phrases of 25 learning disabled students, 6 to 11 years old, enrolled ...
    • The music of the rebab in Javanese gamelan 

      Santosa (Northern Illinois University, 1990)
      In this study I would like to demonstrate how important the role of the rebab is in the context of Javanese gamelan music. The rebab is one of the elaborating instruments in gamelan music. Its melody is important because ...
    • The non-musical sources of African musical thoughts and style 

      Zili Meye Jasper (Northern Illinois University, 1982)
      The purpose of this thesis is to help western students of African music to understand the social factors that not only influence African musicians and African people in general in the making of their music, but also cause ...
    • Program for the development of musicianship in the boys' choir of the elementary school 

      Connell, Rosemary (Northern Illinois University, 1968)
      For the last two decades, educators have shown a resurgence of concern in the early Identification and training of young leaders In every field. In the field of elementary music, centered in the general music program, there ...