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Date of Award
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Master of Music (MM)
School of Music
Martha C. Horst
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.
Schwartz, Laura Rose, "Fictions I-iv" (2015). Theses and Dissertations. 380.