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  • Main Title Loose Id for Orchestra


  • Author: Bryant, Steven 1972-
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Chair: McTee, Cindy, 1953-
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Major Professor
  • Committee Member: Sovik, Thomas Paul
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Minor Professor
  • Committee Member: Klein, Joseph, 1962-
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Name: University of North Texas
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas


  • Creation: 1996-08


  • English


  • Content Description: Loose Id, scored for orchestra (piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B-flat, B-flat contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in B-flat, 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 parts), violin I, violin II, viola, violoncello, and contrabass), is an abstract realization in sound of the energy of the Id. Unleashed, without the counterbalance of Ego or Superego, the Id generates unbridled instinctual energy, resulting in an orgiastic frenzy. Distinct from a state of dementia, this piece represents a thoroughly lucid and intentional rampage of self-indulgence. The accompanying essay examines the underlying structural principles of Loose Id, focusing on how they aid the creation of the overall experience of the piece. Particular attention is given to the concepts of linearity and nonlinearity and their roles in different levels of creative and listening processes.
  • Physical Description: 21, 32 leaves : music


  • Keyword: id
  • Keyword: music
  • Keyword: orchestra
  • Keyword: composition
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Orchestral music -- Scores.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Id (Psychology) -- Songs and music.


  • Name: UNT Theses and Dissertations
    Code: UNTETD


  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
  • Rights Holder: Steven Bryant

Resource Type

  • Thesis or Dissertation


  • Text


  • Call Number: 379 N81 no.7271
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1989523
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1002656675-bryant
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc278090


  • Degree Level: Master's
  • Degree Grantor: University of North Texas
  • Degree Name: Master of Music
  • Academic Department: Division of Composition Studies
  • Degree Discipline: Composition