Music ETDs

Publication Date

6-9-2016

Abstract

This manuscript is a collection of musical compositions written while I was a graduate student at the University of New Mexico. My portfolio contains composition synopses, musical scores and spectrograms and audio recordings. The compositions featured in the portfolio are Song of the Bisti, an improvised film score for electric cello and electronics; Four New Mexico Landscapes, for chamber ensemble; Phonemes, for alto saxophone and five string cello; and Requiem for an Ancient Forest, for wind symphony.

Degree Name

Music

Level of Degree

Masters

Department Name

Department of Music

First Advisor

Gilbert, Peter

First Committee Member (Chair)

Obermüller, Karola

Second Committee Member

Hurtado, José-Luis

Language

English

Keywords

Composition, graphic notation, wind symphony, instrumental timbres, spectrograms, audio recording, electric cello, five string cello, MIDI

Document Type

Thesis

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