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- 1Admiral, Roger James
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- 1Arsenault, Jeffrey A
- 1Arsenault, Linda Marie.
Although music scholarship has addressed queer topics in the past, a focus on lived experiences and community interactions has been notably absent in the literature. This work considers some of the challenges that may be inhibiting the emergence of a queer focus for fieldwork-based music studies:...
The practice of appropriating a sign, icon or trope with an already-established meaning and investing it with a new meaning to produce a sign that retains both original and revised meanings is one example of what scholar Henry Louis Gates calls “Signifyin(g)”. I argue herein that musician George...
30 immolated ; 16 returned for extreme metal band, soprano, live electronics, and theatrical component, with accompanying documentDownload
My thesis work, 30 immolated ; 16 returned, reflects the systematic transgression of sexual taboos found in the Marquis de Sade’s 120 Days of Sodom through a 30 minute sonic and dramatic work, comprised of extreme metal, harsh noise, and avant-garde composition, live electronics, and an...
A Hole in the World is an open composition for prepared electric guitar, archival recording, and audio programming. Text-fragments culled from my father’s recorded autobiography serve as the focal point of the piece. Transformations of these text-fragments within the audio programming language...
The full thesis for this degree consists of two public juried performances, a performance edition of Alexis Contant’s Caïn, and a major paper. The first performance took place on June 4, 2016 at Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton, Alberta, and featured works by William Byrd, Orlando di...
The Western classical system of musical notation is a powerful and flexible tool, one of proud heritage and expressive complexity. My interest has been to expand and reconfigure this tool to express and benefit my personal compositional interests. I aim to retain enough familiarity wherein...