Voci Lontani for flute, trumpet, percussion, piano, and string quartet: Critical essay and score.

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This project consists of an original composition, Voci Lontani, and a critical essay about the composition. In this piece, the idea of musical simultaneity is explored. Therefore, the piece focuses on the idea of contrast: between measured rhythms and indeterminate rhythms, between tonality and atonality, and between musics in separate tempos. In order to explore the significance of musical simultaneity, four important compositional concepts-the simultaneous juxtaposition of different musics, polyrhythmic structure, controlled indeterminacy, and quotation-are discussed. Also, several examples of twentieth-century music that use these concepts are analyzed in the essay.

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Goto, Yo August 2004.

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This project consists of an original composition, Voci Lontani, and a critical essay about the composition. In this piece, the idea of musical simultaneity is explored. Therefore, the piece focuses on the idea of contrast: between measured rhythms and indeterminate rhythms, between tonality and atonality, and between musics in separate tempos. In order to explore the significance of musical simultaneity, four important compositional concepts-the simultaneous juxtaposition of different musics, polyrhythmic structure, controlled indeterminacy, and quotation-are discussed. Also, several examples of twentieth-century music that use these concepts are analyzed in the essay.

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Goto, Yo. Voci Lontani for flute, trumpet, percussion, piano, and string quartet: Critical essay and score., thesis, August 2004; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5555/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .