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Manu militari

Description: Recording of André Luc Desjardins's "Manu militari" for tuba and tape.
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Date: 1982/1984
Duration: 23 minutes 40 seconds
Creator: Desjardins, André Luc, 1995-
Partner: UNT Music Library
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The Cimbasso and Tuba in the Operatic Works of Giuseppe Verdi: A Pedagogical and Aesthetic Comparison

Description: In recent years, the use of the cimbasso has gained popularity in Giuseppe Verdi opera performances throughout the world. In the past, the tuba or the bass trombone was used regularly instead of the cimbasso because less regard was given to what Verdi may have intended. Today, one expects more attention to historical precedent, which is evident in many contemporary Verdi opera performances. However, the tuba continues to be used commonly in performances of Verdi opera productions throughout the… more
Date: August 2010
Creator: Costantino, Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries

Faculty Recital: 2006-02-27 - Brass Ensemble

Description: Faculty brass ensemble recital performed at the UNT College of Music Recital Hall
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Date: February 27, 2006
Duration: 52 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Holt, John, 1959-; Johnson, Keith M., 1941-; Sharnberg, William; Baker, Tony (Trombonist); Bowman, Brian, 1946- & Little, Donald C.
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The Serpent and Ophicleide as Instruments of Romantic Color in Selected Works by Mendelssohn, Berlioz and Wagner

Description: Traditional scholarship has stated that the serpent and ophicleide (as well as their successor, the tuba) were developed and added to the standard orchestra to add a bass voice to the brass, allowing a tonal compass to match a similar downward expansion in the strings and woodwinds. A closer reading of the earliest scores calling for these instruments reveals a more coloristic purpose, related to timbre as much as to compass. Indeed, the fact that composers rarely wrote for serpent and ophiclei… more
Date: December 2006
Creator: Morgan, Richard Sanborn
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Exploring the Private Music Studio: Problems Faced by Teachers in Attempting to Quantify the Success of Teaching Theory in Private Lessons through One Method as Opposed to Another

Description: I present strategies and methods for teaching fundamentals of music theory in the context of the private music studio through a variety of techniques and research. Beginning with a background in educational psychology, examples of behaviorist and cognitive teaching models are presented, and how each applies to teaching music is explained. Two detailed examples of actual lessons are presented, coupled with musical examples, to describe both the process and the concepts that can be presented. … more
Date: August 2006
Creator: McKnight, Michael
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Comparison and Contrast of Performance Practice for the Tuba in Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 in D major, Op. 47, and Sergei Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 100

Description: Performance practice is a term familiar to serious musicians. For the performer, this means assimilating and applying all the education and training that has been pursued in a course of study. Performance practice entails many aspects such as development of the craft of performing on the instrument, comprehensive knowledge of pertinent literature, score study and listening to recordings, study of instruments of the period, notation and articulation practices of the time, and issues of tempo and… more
Date: May 2006
Creator: Couch, Roy L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Ensemble & Doctoral Recital: 2018-11-13 -- UNT University Singers, Charlotte Botha (conducting)

Description: Choral concert performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall, featuring Charlotte Botha (conducting) in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.
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Date: November 13, 2018
Duration: 52 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. University Singers.
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