Essays about: "jazz"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the word jazz.

  1. 1. Chromatic Function Analysis- An instrument for improvisation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Joel Bergström; [2020-06-12]
    Keywords : Organ; Improvisation; Chromatic Function Analysis; Function Analysis; An instrument for function analysis; improvisation and composition; Girolamo Frescobaldi; Franz Tunder; Dieterich Buxtehude; Johann Sebastian Bach; Max Reger; Philippe Lefebvre; Olivier Messiaen; Bergström’s Chromatic Function Analysis Circle; Dr. Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra; Dr. Karin Nelson; Dr Hans Davidsson; Dr. Joel Speerstra; Dr. Joel Eriksson; Senior lecture Mikael Wahlin; Dr. Tilman Skowroneck; Dr Jörgen Jersild; Dr. Ernst Levy; Dr. Valdemar Söderholm; Dr. Sten Ingelf; Baroque improvisation; Romantic improvisation; French romantic improvisation; Joel Bergström; Patterns; Harmony; Chords; Triads; Music; Theory; Music theory; Statistics; Improvisation pedagogy; Improvisation model; Dr. Ikujiro Nonaka; Dr. Hirotaka Takeuchi; Academy of Music and Drama; University of Gothenburg; Högskolan för Scen och Musik; HSM; Sweden;

    Abstract : The purpose of this investigation is to become a better improviser at the organ. I will use, The Chromatic Function Analysis Model, abbreviated as TCFAM, as a method to deconstruct material and later reconstruct material, on which I will make improvisations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seduced by (a) last year : Interdisciplinary Music Motivated by Non-Idiomatic Improvisation, The Non-Productive Attitude, and Pluralist Aesthetics

    University essay from Kungl. Musikhögskolan/Institutionen för jazz

    Author : Andreas Hiroui Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : interdisciplinary music motivated by art and philosophy; personal narrative; metaphor; non-idiomatic improvisation; the non-productive attitude; pluralist aesthetics; performative writing;

    Abstract : In my master’s project I investigated an interdisciplinary musical practice based on my artistic and educational background in art, music and philosophy. I chose one concept per discipline: non-idiomatic improvisation from the field of music, the non-productive attitude from art, and pluralist aesthetics from philosophy. READ MORE

  3. 3. The different shapes of my music. Three compositions, four arrangements, four ensembles.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Aleksis Liukko; [2019-10-02]
    Keywords : jazz; composing; arranging; jazz piano trio; string quartet; tabla; bass clarinet; big band; piano;

    Abstract : In this thesis I describe the process of composing three jazz compositions, arranging them to four different settings and performing them during my stay in Gothenburg. The four settings are traditional jazz piano trio (piano, upright bass, drums), strings quartet with piano, piano trio (piano, bass clarinet, tabla) and big band. READ MORE

  4. 4. Like dreams of mine

    University essay from Kungl. Musikhögskolan/Institutionen för jazz

    Author : Jonathan Stribrny; [2019]
    Keywords : Jazz;

    Abstract : In this project Jonathan Stribrny has composed and recorded music for his quintet focusing on finding his own voice as a composer. The music was recorded at The Royal College of Music in Stockholm. The purpuse of the project was to develope a characteristic sound as a composer and discover new ways for himself as a soloist. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Journey Greater Than You Think, Unknown in Its Details, But More Loving Than Nostalgia : -An Analysis of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Anja Skogberg Lundin; [2019]
    Keywords : Fitzgerald; Gatsby; Identity; Ideology; Culture; Society; American society; Jazz Age; 1920s; Public; Private; Class;

    Abstract : Abstract This essay is an analysis of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and it explores how identity and ideology always exist in a context of time. The American 1920s society was influenced by theories brought by Marxism, Albert Einstein and Freud. READ MORE