Essays about: "After"

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  1. 1. THE MOUSE THAT ROARS” : An exploration of the roles and functions of the piccolo flute in Shostakovich Symphonies No. 4, No. 5 and No. 10 through historical and political context.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Helen Benson; [2017-02-10]
    Keywords : Dimitri Shostakovich; War Symphonies; piccolo flute; auxiliary woodwind instrument; musical role; musical function; technical challenges; solo role; piccolo duo; orchestration; instrumentation; instrumental development; timbre; sonority; Soviet Union; Josef Stalin; Communist Party; Russian revolution; Tsar autocracy; The Great Purge; formalism; Soviet Realism; historical and political context;

    Abstract : After outlining my personal goal and interest with the chosen subject, I will explore the historical and compositional development of the piccolo in the orchestra by giving examples of several different composers and works and by listing the primary roles and functions of the piccolo as used in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. I will then focus on Shostakovich’s use of the piccolo, detailing both the technical challenges piccolo-players face with his symphonic writing and the multitude of musical roles and functions given to the instrument. READ MORE

  2. 2. The ontology of the Embodied Person View

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Alice Nordmark; [2017-02-09]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this paper I argue in favor of an account of personal identity based on the Embodied Person View (EP) advocated by Derek Parfit.1 The main focus is to evaluate how well this view fares as an account of personal ontology. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Analysis on Swedish Students’ Ability to Estimate Their Own Proficiency in Kanji Production

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Benjamin Bergmann; [2017-01-27]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese language; kanji; self-assessment; writing; intermediate;

    Abstract : This thesis examines Swedish students’ self-estimation regarding the proficiency inwriting kanji characters. Various studies about Kanji exist, but investigations aboutwriting are still limited. In addition, the study analyzed the respondent incorrectanswers to see in which way they try to retrieve kanji characters. READ MORE

  4. 4. To Deal or not to Deal The Impact of Uncertainty on Corporate Finance Transactions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Lorenzo Anolli; [2017]
    Keywords : uncertainty; IPO; corporate debt; corporate finance transactions; policy uncertainty;

    Abstract : In this paper, we analyze to what extent uncertainty levels have historically impacted corporate finance transaction flows. Over 16 years and 8 countries, we first build an uncertainty index (UIX) and then we put it to work to assess the effect of uncertainty on debt issuance, equity issuance, and mergers and acquisitions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wear and degradation of rock drill buttons with alternative binder phase in granite and sandstone

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad materialvetenskap

    Author : Anders Holmberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Hard Metals; Cemented Carbides; Tungsten; Alternative binder phase; Tribology; Wear; Degradation; Rock drilling; Drill bit buttons;

    Abstract : In this thesis, drill bit buttons with cobalt, nickel and iron binders in different compositions have been tested against granite and sandstone and the wear and friction have been measured. Furthermore, the wear and degradation of the buttons have been categorized. READ MORE