Master of Music
Department or Program
Butler, Christopher L
JAMES VILSECK, for the Masters of Music degree in MUSIC PERFORMANCE, presented on APRIL 4, 2017, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
TITLE: SCHOLARLY PROGRAM NOTES FOR GRADUATE PERCUSSION RECITAL: JAVIER ALVAREZ’S TEMAZCAL, ANDREW THOMAS’S MERLIN, DAVID LANG’S ANVIL CHORUS, TOSHIO ICHIYANAGI’S RHYTHM GRADATION, KEVIN PUT’S AND LEGIONS WILL RISE, AND BEN WAHLUND’S HARD BOILED CAPITALISM AND THE DAY MR. FRIEDMAN NOTICED GOOGLE IS A VERB
MAJOR PROFESSOR: Dr. Christopher L. Butler
This research paper examines the works performed by the author in his graduate percussion recital. Works include Javier Alvarez’s Temazcal, Andrew Thomas’s Merlin, David Lang’s Anvil Chorus, Toshi Ichiyanagi’s Rhythm Gradation, Kevin Put’s And Legions Will Rise, And Ben Wahlund’s Hard Boiled Capitalism And The Day Mr. Friedman Noticed Google Is A Verb. Topics covered for each work included a brief composer biography, background information of the work, analysis, and performance tips.