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Icons In Sound: A Comparison Of The Music Of Sir John Tavener And The Iconography Of The Eastern Orthodox Church, Philip P. Graybill Nov 2009

Icons In Sound: A Comparison Of The Music Of Sir John Tavener And The Iconography Of The Eastern Orthodox Church, Philip P. Graybill

Honors Projects and Presentations: Undergraduate

This paper will explore the concept of creating icons in sound by contrasting and comparing icons and the discipline of iconography with Tavener’s music and his creative process. Although there are ways in which Tavener’s music—and music in general—cannot achieve exactly what is achieved in the icon, there are some fundamental characteristics of iconography that Tavener has successfully incorporated into his compositional process. An examination of the points of contrast—the aspects of the icon that cannot be translated into music—will help to clarify the unique place and importance of the icon in the life ...


Program; 2009-11-22, The Royal Serenaders Male Chorus Nov 2009

Program; 2009-11-22, The Royal Serenaders Male Chorus

Concert & Event Programs

No abstract provided.


Advertisements; 2009-11-22, The Royal Serenaders Male Chorus Nov 2009

Advertisements; 2009-11-22, The Royal Serenaders Male Chorus

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No abstract provided.


Churning The Ocean Of Milk: The Role Of Vocal Composition In Tibetan Buddhist Ritual Music, Gabriel Gordon Oct 2009

Churning The Ocean Of Milk: The Role Of Vocal Composition In Tibetan Buddhist Ritual Music, Gabriel Gordon

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

Ritual music is a significant but often misunderstood aspect of Tibetan Buddhism. Specifically, vocal music serves a variety of purposes that distinguish the genre from Western music. In order to understand and appreciate ritual vocal music from a Western perspective, there must be firm understanding of the importance of melody and the source of its value. The author has studied with members of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic community, focusing on ritual vocal music and the process of composition. Through an examination of the vocal music composition and of concepts of inspiration and creativity, this paper will shed light on the ...


A Study Of 17th-Century English Baptist Congregational Hymn Singing: Benjamin Keach's A Feast Of Fat Things Full Of Marrow (1696) And Spiritual Songs (1700)”, Mahn-Hee Kang Jun 2009

A Study Of 17th-Century English Baptist Congregational Hymn Singing: Benjamin Keach's A Feast Of Fat Things Full Of Marrow (1696) And Spiritual Songs (1700)”, Mahn-Hee Kang

Mahn-Hee Kang

No abstract provided.


Christian Voices In Musicology: A Report, Karen Demol Jun 2009

Christian Voices In Musicology: A Report, Karen Demol

Pro Rege

This report was presented at a Dordt College Faculty Forum, April 23, 2009, in preparation for a summer seminar at Calvin College.


Lally, Kelly A. (Fa 412), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Lally, Kelly A. (Fa 412), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 412. Paper: "Hazel Famer Martin and the Farmer Family Gospel Music Tradition" written by Kelly A. Lally for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Program; 2009-04-05, The Royal Serenaders Male Chorus Apr 2009

Program; 2009-04-05, The Royal Serenaders Male Chorus

Concert & Event Programs

No abstract provided.


I Will Bless The Lord (With Piano Reduction), Keith Rowley Jan 2009

I Will Bless The Lord (With Piano Reduction), Keith Rowley

Keith D Rowley

Anthem for SSAATTBB A Cappella Choir with piano reduction for rehearsals.


I Will Bless The Lord - Mixed Choir, Keith Rowley Jan 2009

I Will Bless The Lord - Mixed Choir, Keith Rowley

Keith D Rowley

Anthem for SSAATTBB A Cappella choir with words from Psalm 34:1-2.


2009 Musical Life Of The Santa Clara Mission, Hymns From 1777-1836, Nancy Wait Kromm, Russell K. Skowronek, Elisse La Barre Jan 2009

2009 Musical Life Of The Santa Clara Mission, Hymns From 1777-1836, Nancy Wait Kromm, Russell K. Skowronek, Elisse La Barre

Research Manuscript Series

The following seventeen hymns or himnos are to be found in Santa Clara Choral Book, as indicated by the page number given in parentheses. For instance, (CB, 65) means that the hymn transcribed can be found on page 65 of the Choral Book. The text is in Spanish, and the original notation appears in square notes on afa or ut clef, as in the rest of the Choral Book. I have transcribed all of these himnos into modem notation , in as many as four voice parts, as indicated in the Choral Book. Only the first strophe of each hymn is ...


Ua94/6/1 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Western Kentucky University Small Collections, Wku Archives Jan 2009

Ua94/6/1 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Western Kentucky University Small Collections, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Small collections of personal papers and oral histories relating to the Western Kentucky University.


Sounds Of Christmas - Men's Choir, Keith D. Rowley Dec 2008

Sounds Of Christmas - Men's Choir, Keith D. Rowley

Keith D Rowley

An original Christmas carol arranged for men's choir (TTBB) with optional violin or flute and piano. Words by June Swanson.


In The Bleak Midwinter - Men's Choir, Keith D. Rowley Dec 2008

In The Bleak Midwinter - Men's Choir, Keith D. Rowley

Keith D Rowley

An original Christmas carol arranged for men's choir with words by Christina Rossetti.


O My Father - Harp (Or Piano) Solo, Keith D. Rowley Dec 2008

O My Father - Harp (Or Piano) Solo, Keith D. Rowley

Keith D Rowley

Harp (or piano) solo based on the hymn tune by James McGranahan.


The Articles Of Faith, Keith D. Rowley Dec 2008

The Articles Of Faith, Keith D. Rowley

Keith D Rowley

Easy to sing melodies for children. Words by Joseph Smith, Jr. and music by Keith D Rowley