Recent Submissions

  • A PHENOMONOLOGICAL APPROACH TO FOUR PIECES 

    Wells, Timothy (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    This paper explores the use of phenomenological analysis as prescribed by Lawrence Ferrara. After a brief explanation of some of the questions and issues leading to a phenomenological approach, four pieces are analyzed in ...
  • Music Discovery Requirements Document 

    Newcomer, Nara L. (2012-02-24)
    The world of discovery in general and of library discovery in particular is changing rapidly today. FRBR, RDA, discovery tools, and faceted browsing are key factors related to these changes in the way our users encounter ...
  • Vyvirian Folk Tale (The Merry Trickster) 

    Guthrie, Michelle; Ward, Julian (2016-03-31)
    Premiere performance of a composition for violin by ECU student composer Julian Ward. Performed by Michelle Guthrie. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on 31 March 2016.
  • Cavern 

    Ward, Julian; Ward, Julian (2015-04-20)
    Premiere performance of a composition for electronic media by ECU student composer Julian Ward. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on April 20th, 2015
  • Skyward 

    Rose, Patrick (2015-04-20)
    Premiere performance of a composition for violin and piano by ECU student composer Patrick Rose. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on April 20th, 2015
  • An Eclectic Collection of Jewish-Inspired Viola Music: An Informed Performance 

    Logan, Madaline (2015)
    Music performance in a recital setting involves the integration of numerous elements and tools rigorously studied and refined over a substantial number of years. These components include: the physical playing of the ...
  • Light Beneath a Canopy (First Movement) 

    Ward, Isaac (2015-04-20)
    Premiere performance of a composition for brass ensemble by ECU student composer Isaac Ward. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on April 20th, 2015
  • A Rainy Night in the City 

    Ward, Isaac (2015-04-20)
    Premiere performance of a composition for bassoon and piano by ECU student composer Isaac Ward. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on April 20th, 2015
  • Motivational speakers 

    Ward, Isaac (2015-04-20)
    Premiere performance of a composition for electronic media by ECU student composer Isaac Ward. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on April 20th, 2015
  • In the Field 

    Sledge, Ben; Kunz, Sammie; Foster, Symphony; Lloyd, Jessica (2015-03-22)
    Premiere performance of a composition for three unaccompanied vocalists by ECU student composer Ben Sledge. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on March 22nd, 2015.
  • Let Him Kiss Me 

    Franklin, Nia; Sledge, Ben (2015-03-22)
    Premiere performance of a composition for soprano voice and piano by ECU student composer Nia Franklin. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on March 22nd, 2015.
  • Clouds in Theory 

    Gilliam, Jamie; Franklin, Nia (2015-03-22)
    Premiere performance of a piano composition by ECU student composer Nia Franklin. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on March 22nd, 2015.
  • A Prodigal Parody 

    Rose, Patrick; Tolentino, Ryan; Hollis, Sarah; Morgan, Laura; Presson, Abigayil (2015-03-22)
    Premiere performance of a string quartet by ECU student composer Patrick Rose. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on March 22nd, 2015.
  • Zephyr 

    Franklin, Nia; Keil, Drew (2014-11-20)
    Premiere performance of a clarinet piece by ECU student composer Nia Franklin. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on November 20th, 2014.
  • Voyage 

    Ward, Julian; Lesko, Katie; Lueck, Amanda; Rupe, Trevor; Sledge, Ben (2014-11-20)
    Premiere performance of flute quartet by ECU student composer Julian Ward. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on November 20th, 2014.
  • Symbolism in Messiaen's Oratorio : La Transfiguration de Notre-Seigneur Jesus-Christ 

    Tomlinson, Joshua (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This thesis will focus on the unity of rich numeric symbolism, religious text, and historical context of La Transfiguration de Notre-Seigneur Jésus-Christ by Olivier Messiaen.   Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) was known for ...
  • Towards a Method for the Analysis of Experimental Music 

    Pfalz, Andrew (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This paper discusses the nature of experimental music, its reception, and suggests a method for its analysis. It gives a definition for this body of music and traces its historical development. A continuum is constructed ...
  • Short Character Pieces for String Quartet and an Analysis of Motivic Development and Evolution of Form in Johann Sebastian Bach's Keyboard Concerto nach Italienischem Gusto, BWV 971 (1735) and Mozart's Piano Sonata, K. 333 (1783) 

    Dosseva, Radina (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Throughout history there has been much discussion on the evolution of musical forms and structures. There has also been discussion of motivic development as a means of unifying one or more musical compositions. This thesis ...
  • The Language of Johannes Brahms's Theme and Variation : A Study of His Chamber Works for Strings 

    Pepple, Joanna (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The variation movements of Johannes Brahms portray a continuous development of his musical discourse. Regarding variation form, he advocated for formal unity and the important role of the bass throughout his letters. In ...
  • A Study on Factors that Influence Instrumental Music Programs in Secondary Schools 

    Evans, Charles B. (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate factors previously associated with challenges facing in-service instrumental music educators in northwest North Carolina. Two research questions guided the study: 1) How do ...

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