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Transcription of Baroque Works for Classical Guitar: J S Bach's Sonata in D Minor (Bwv 964) As Model

Description: Continuing the common practice of composers of the Baroque period to transcribe their own or other composers' works for a different instrument, this dissertation contributes to studies of J. S. Bach's repertory as the source of program material for the classical guitar. It is from differences revealed through a comparative analysis of Bach's Violin Sonata No. 2 (BWV 1003) and his harpsichord arrangement thereof – Sonata in D minor (BWV 964) – that principles of transcription are derived and or… more
Date: May 2013
Creator: Lang, Matthias
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Allegory of Geometry

Description: A heavily robed female figure holds for display a sheet of paper upon which are geometric drawings. In the figure's left hand are a right angle and a compass. A globe, a serpent, an obilisk, a carved sarcophagus, and a sphinx round out the composition.
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Date: 1649~
Creator: La Hyre, Laurent de
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Gewesener Magdeburgische Musicus: An Examination into the Stylistic Characteristics of Heinrich Grimm's Eight-Voice Motet, Unser Leben Wehret Siebenzig Jahr'

Description: Although Magdeburg cantor Heinrich Grimm was frequently listed among prominent musical figures of the early seventeenth century such as Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hermann Schein, and Michael Praetorius in music lexica through the nineteenth century, he has almost disappeared from modern scholarship. However, a resurgence in Grimm studies has begun in recent years, especially in the areas of biographical study and compositional output. In this study, I examine the yet unexplored music-analytic pers… more
Date: December 2010
Creator: Dobbs, Benjamin Michael
Partner: UNT Libraries

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

Description: The three-story abbey buildings and the inner courtyard are shown in this view. The buildings are decorated with quoins and simple pediments on some windows and less elaborate linear decoration around other windows. A small fountain is situated in the center of the courtyard.
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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Imperial Hall of Statues of Hapsburg Emperors

Description: The hall is highly decorated with sculptural details on the walls and ceilings. The ceiling also contains a painted scene. Lining the room are over life size statues of the Hapsburg emperors situated next to elaborate Corinthian columns. The room is opulent and above each window is a painted portrait.
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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Library

Description: The interior of the library is decorated in a Baroque style with ceiling painting, columns with Corinthian capitals. The ceiling includes a pale pink hue topped with a white relief floral motif.
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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Location: None
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Stained Glass Window, Glory, and Sculpted Figures Behind the Chair of Saint Peter in St. Peter's Basilica

Description: The stained glass window behind St. Peter's chair depicts a dove with orange radiating spikes. Surrounding that are many bronze figures.
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Date: 1665
Creator: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo
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Apollo and Daphne

Description: This view of the sculpture depicts the head and part of the torso of the figure of Daphne. Her hair is strewn and her mouth is open. The sculpture depicts action and movement.
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Date: 1622/1625
Creator: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Description: The view is straight up into the cupolas and shows the paintings with their relief texture encircling the frescoes. The arrangement of the subject matter in the paintings enhances the cupola shape. The subject matter appears to be scenes from the the life of St. Benedict, the Pentecost, and redemption.
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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
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A Maid Asleep

Description: The painting depicts an interior scene with a woman apparently asleep at the table on which sits a bowl of fruit and a lidded container. There is also a patterned table cloth, a chair and in the distance the interior scene is continued.
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Date: 1656/1657
Creator: Vermeer, Jan
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