Title

Papaya Whip

Publication Date

2009-01-01

Availability

Open access

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Music (MM)

Department

Music Theory and Composition (Music)

Date of Defense

2009-04-10

First Committee Member

Dennis Kam - Committee Chair

Second Committee Member

Lansing McLoskey - Committee Member

Third Committee Member

Thomas Sleeper - Committee Member

Abstract

Papaya Whip is an original composition for orchestra in one movement. The accompanying paper discusses the evolution of the piece followed by an analysis of the work in relation to temporal structure, pitch structure, and orchestration. The paper concludes with a discussion of implications and future projects.

Keywords

Tonality; Rhythm; Compositional Method; Youth Orchestra; Orchestra

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