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  • SYMPHONY NO. 2 “SYMPHONY OF CHORALES” BY LUKAS FOSS: A STUDY IN COLLAGE AND MUSICAL BORROWING 

    Powers, Alec (East Carolina University, 2018-07-20)
    In his second symphony, the Symphony of Chorales (1958), Foss seems to be struggling to merge two identities, his Stravinskian Neoclassicism and his improvisation-influenced experimentalism. The mature Foss is first able ...
  • Tangible Emanations 

    Denton, Andrew William (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This is a report on my creative research. It is supplementary to my thesis exhibition of works of sculpture, images of which are included in this report. These sculptures explore the intangible emanations that emerge from ...
  • The Art of Provisionalism 

    Carter, Robin (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    Art is in itself meaningless; the significant thing to consider is the social formation and how it is reproduced. If an artwork is assigned a value, it is due to the iterative ability of the subjects involved. The most ...
  • The Effect of NFL Protest for TV Viewership 

    Phillips, Austin (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    Two things have significantly impacted the National Football League (NFL) in the last year: First, there was a decrease of viewership of around 9.7% in the last Nielsen ratings of 2017 (Rovell, 2018). Second, the protests ...
  • The Emotional Effect of Musical Underscoring in the Play columbinus 

    Rogers, Jessica (East Carolina University, 2018-05-03)
    One of the most debated political topics in today’s media is the prominence of school shootings. During a time of discourse, artists typically use this energy to enhance their work and create emotional pieces of art that ...
  • THE FOUNDATION OF MUSIC 

    Castillo, Jean (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    Music is a powerful tool that can be heard all over the world. It is used as a means of expressing emotions, overcoming obstacles, and establishing an identity as an individual and as a culture. I plan to create a program ...
  • The Industrial Image: Preserving a Deteriorating Identity 

    Loch-Test, Sarah (East Carolina University, 2016-04-27)
    Reclamation is essential in preserving the history and changing identity of America's Rust Belt. This body of work uses photography and historic events as material that can be repurposed. Imagery is preserved when fired ...
  • The Value of Exposure: The Connection Between International Contact, Ethnocentrism, and Intercultural Sensitivity 

    Taylor, Erin R (East Carolina University, 2019-08-13)
    As higher education continues on the path of globalization, a persistent focus is placed on creating internationally competent professionals. The most prominent method used to achieve this is through the internationalization ...
  • Thoughts on Temporal Perception's Relativity in Grisey's Vortex Temporum and Voss's Perspectives 

    Voss, Emerson (East Carolina University, 2017-07-21)
    This thesis centers around a comparative analysis between an instrumental work, Vortex Temporum (1995), by Gérard Grisey (1946-98), and a mixed media work by Emerson Voss (b. 1991), Perspectives (2017). This essay articulates ...
  • TO BE OR NOT TO BE A (ROLE) MODEL IN A GLASS (CEILING) MENAGERIE 

    Neff, Victoria (2015-04-28)
    This paper explores how famous female characters express societal views and expectations for actual females and presents ways new works can provide expanded options, liberating performers and audiences from restrictive ...
  • Tools of Mass Consumption 

    Klacza, Mary E. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    Today, with cheaply produced plasticware introduced in the 1960s and foods that can be consumed directly out of the wrapper, our culture has essentially acknowledged the necessity for function and convenience when eating. ...
  • Toward Relational Craft 

    Micheletto-Blouin, Stephan (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This thesis report contends with the contemporary context of studio craft here in the USA. Studio craft is predicated on habits of a modern world, and the political and economic relations comprising our social landscape ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Transformation Of Stone 

    Amante, Matthew Giovanni (East Carolina University, 2010)
    In this body of work I attempt to discuss transformation on three levels: material, concept, and expression. The sculptures created for this thesis were inspired by the physical characteristics of stone as a material as ...
  • Tribulation Enshrined 

    Younge, Erin E. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This research and creative activity is a series of seven interactive art shrines called Tribulation Enshrined. Using my knowledge of Judeo-Christianity, my work compares that religious visual culture with art practices ...
  • TRISKAIDEKAPHILIA: 2016 GRAPHIC DESIGN SENIOR SHOW 

    Colston, Jordan (East Carolina University, 2016-12-06)
    My senior honors project is a creative endeavor consisting of an art exhibition and portfolio. The show was named Triskaidekaphilia: 2016 Graphic Design Senior Show and displayed April 17th-29th, 2016 in Mendenhall Student ...
  • Ty Matson: Senior Recital, Trombone 

    Matson, Ty Christian (East Carolina University, 2018-05-24)
    This Senior Honors Project is entitled “Ty Matson: Senior Recital, Trombone.” The author of the project is Ty Matson. The Senior Honors Project was the preparation and performance of my senior trombone recital, with program ...
  • (Un)Becoming 

    Atkinson, Adam (East Carolina University, 2019-07-17)
    This document provides written support for the thesis exhibition, (Un)Becoming. The body of work uses taxidermy and specimen collection techniques to explore the relationship between the Westward Expansion of the late 19th ...
  • Utilizing Multiple Design Methods to Resolve Social Problems 

    Pettiway, Keon (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Richard Buchanan, co-editor of Design Issues, the international journal of design history, theory, and criticism, argued that designers possess skills that are useful to "discover new relationships among signs, things, ...
  • VENI VIDI VICI 

    Talley, Isaac Greyson (East Carolina University, 2010)
    For at least the past four generations, my family has depended on tobacco as a source of income. The values passed down from my ancestors have had a great influence on my development as a person. This being stated, I cannot ...