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Date of Award

4-3-2015

Document Type

Thesis and Dissertation-ISU Access Only

Degree Name

Master of Music (MM)

Department

School of Music

First Advisor

Martha C. Horst

Abstract

The Fictions series is explores the notion that live performance of music is both a sonic and visual experience. Each movement uses a philosophical question as the basis for generation of material:

Is music without a connection between mind and body?

Is music without recognition of paradox?

Is music without connection between ambient sound and pitch?

Is music without recognition of bias?

The answers given by each movement to the question posed are meant to be explorations into an area between a solid yes or no. Thus, the pieces themselves are meant to stimulate discussions rather than provide answers.

Comments

Imported from ProQuest Schwartz_ilstu_0092N_10514.pdf

Page Count

60

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