Essays about: "Singer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the word Singer.

  1. 1. Meeting the Audience and Myself. A singer’s search for reflection through music

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Anna Thunström; [2018-12-17]
    Keywords : Meeting; Audience; Reflection; Immersive; Dialogue; Changing context; Lute songs; Melancholy; Emotions; Lyrics;

    Abstract : As a classical singer, I have asked myself in what way I can meet my audience, and how tomove into a new context. I have wondered how I can create and use immersive music experiences as a tool for reflection, and in what way can I use lyrics as a starting point. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Journey in the Pathways of Maqam and arranging Muwashahat

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Nemat Battah; [2018-07-31]
    Keywords : Singer; Vocalist; Traditional Arabic music; Andalusian music; Maqam; Muwashah; Arranging Arabic music; Harmonizing Arabic music;

    Abstract : In this project, I explore the Arabic scalar system “Maqam” through studying, analysing and arranging one of the most traditional Arabic song forms “Muwashah”. I explore the different possibilities of arranging this song form inan untraditional way, by using western instruments and musicians who come fromdifferent musical backgrounds. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carmen : Voice of the Anima and its Echoes in Literature, Opera, Film and Music Video

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Nareh Rostamian; [2018]
    Keywords : Carmen; Jung; Psychoanalysis; music; video; film; opera;

    Abstract : Since its publication in 1845, Prosper Mérimée’s Carmen has been adapted many times for stage and screen. This essay focuses on the novella, Bizet’s 1875 opera, Saura’s 1983 film and Paul Van Haver’s (known by his stage name Stromae) music video. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nina Simone In Concert : Identifying Activism and Self-awareness Through Interactive Qualities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Nadja Ali; [2018]
    Keywords : Nina Simone; musicology; performance study; interaction; self-awareness; activism.;

    Abstract : The singer and activist Nina Simone played a crucial role in the political and musical outcome of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s. This thesis aims to assess how Simone’s activism and self-awareness are expressed through interactive qualities by doing a case study of the performances of “Go Limp” and “Mississippi Goddam” on the live album In Concert. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring classical expression

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Lärarutbildningsnämnden

    Author : Anna Thunström; [2017-11-21]
    Keywords : classical singing; exploring; expression; interpretation;

    Abstract : My purpose with this thesis is to compare which similarities and differences there are between the work of two pedagogues at Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) and The Academy of Music and Drama (AMD). I want to elucidate which methods my chosen pedagogues use when they work with classical singers from an acting point of view and stimulate the discussion about how two, apparently separate, art forms can blend together. READ MORE