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Franz Liszt: a study of his life and piano music

Description: this study of Franz Liszt presents the Hungarian master as a figure of conflicting forces, a sort of conflicting forces, a sort of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde of music. In other words, Liszt was a dual personality. In this study of Liszt's major piano works, it will become evident that several factors were vital in the ultimate realization of these works.
Date: August 1957
Creator: Walz, Larry Gene

A quantitative and qualitative bacterial analysis of the sewage disposal system of Perryton, Texas

Description: This investigation had for its purpose the determination of first, the inefficiency of the Perryton, Texas, sewage disposal plant proper; and second the potential effectiveness of a lagoon now used to complete the sewage purification; and consequently, offset an apparent health hazard. The problem, as pursued, has consisted of first, the collection of sewage samples from the six stations listed in Table 1 over the period of time from September 23, 1949 to May 14, 1950; second, a quantitative analysis of each sample in order to determine the number of bacterial organisms present; third, a qualitative analysis of each sample in order to determine more expecially the presence of members of the genera Aerobacter, Escherischia, Salmonella and Shigella; and fourth, an attempt to evaluate the potentialities of the natural purification factors of the lagoon.
Date: August 1950
Creator: Sullivan, Troy G.

The trumpet in chamber music during the 20th century

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to trace the history of the trumpet in chamber music through the first half of the 20th century. It aims to discuss the technical advances in the instrument and demonstrate the importance of the trumpet in this medium. Chamber music is defined, in this thesis, as all serious instrumental music for two or more instruments played with one instrument to a part. The selections have been chosen on the basis of recognized merit of the composer, the variety of instrumentation, and the availability of music.
Date: August 1958
Creator: Bauschka, Conrad Romuald

Follow-up of students having attended Draughon's Business College, Wichita Falls, Texas, during the years 1946-1950

Description: This study is made in that it may serve as a basis of guidance of the Draughon's Business College. This problem was selected in the hope that it might contribute something worthwhile to the administrators, teachers, placement directors, and students of Draughon's Business College, Wichita Falls, Texas.
Date: June 1951
Creator: Meador, Rowe Morgan

Evidences of modern architectural design in public school buildings of Denton, Texas

Description: In this study the public school buildings of Denton are examined for evidences of modern architectural design. Chapter I serves as an introduction. Chapter II presents a history of the Denton public schools. Chapter III presents standards for evaluating modern school architecture. Features of existing school buildings, built earlier than 1946, which, in character, exemplify modern architectural design are described in Chapter IV.
Date: August 1951
Creator: Carden, Mary Mildred

Components of a basic wardrobe for professional women

Description: The study was based on a survey of the outer garments and accessories within the wardrobes of twenty professional and business women of this vicinity. A questionnaire was used in order to obtain information concerning the wardrobes. From the results tabulated, the following concusions were reached: (1) the expenditures to provide adequate wardrobes were much more than they should have been; (2) in most cases, the distribution of garments was inadequate to meet the needs for all occasions; (3) the color selections were unrelated; and (4) the number of articles in the majority of the wardrobes was excessive. In light of the findings, the components of what the writer considers an adequate basic wardrobe have been presented and discussed.
Date: January 1951
Creator: Gross, Thelma Clement

An evaluative study of the grasslands of the R.J. McMurry Ranch, Denton County, Texas

Description: It is the purpose of this problem to classify the four major pastures of the McMurry ranch using the discussed classification system. The definite measurable qualities characterizing each condition of the system are used extensively in this study. The problem is concerned also with the observation of results of misuse, the present practices that could result in further depletion of portions of the McMurry ranch, and procedures being employed at the present time aimed toward the restoration of these depleted portions.
Date: June 1951
Creator: Nolen, Bette Rudd

Hebrew origins and vocal practice of music in the early Christian Church to 500 A.D.

Description: This study aims to show all known knowledge of singing in the earliest days of the biblical New Testament. The practices of the early Christian church in respect to singing are traced during the period directly following that covered by the New Testament and carried forward to around the year 500 A.D.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Palm, Richard C.

The evolution of violin technique from Monteverdi to Paganini

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to show through the presentation and analysis of authoritative information, and opinions drawn from the information and analysis, the development of violin technique from its basic rudiments as an accompanying instrument to the plane of a brilliant solo instrument, a position it still maintains today. This thesis aims to deal exclusively with the technical evolution of the violin.
Date: January 1954
Creator: Xeros, Chris P. (Chris Pete)

Modern architecture in Dallas, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to show that an awareness of modern architecture is developing in Dallas, Texas. This will be shown by an analysis of several recently constructed residential, civic, and commercial buildings. The contributions of American and European architects who have influenced our contemporary architecture are reviewed to in order to develop a background for this study.
Date: January 1950
Creator: Rains, Nola S.

A survey of the medical services in the Texas prison system

Description: The purpose of this research paper was to conduct a hospital management survey of the administration of medical services for prison inmates within the Texas Prison system. Specific purposes were to appraise certain major areas in this system, to compare these findings with authoritative survey criteria, and to make recommendations based on the findings of the investigation.
Date: January 1956
Creator: Masterson, Robert R.