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Document Type Master's Dissertation
Author Van der Hoven, Wikus
Email wikusvanderhoven@yahoo.com
URN etd-03302010-125821
Document Title Invictus : Orchestral Prelude in 3 movements by Noel Stockton : analytical discussion of the synthesis of the basic elements of music in a third stream composition
Degree MMus
Department Music
Supervisor
Advisor Name Title
Dr A Johnson Supervisor
Keywords
  • timbre
  • pitch
  • synthesis
  • music type
  • idiom
  • jazz
  • Latin American music
  • African music
  • Western art music
  • basic elements of music
  • third stream music
  • texture
  • structure
  • duration
  • dynamics
  • atmosphere
Date 2009-04-29
Availability unrestricted
Abstract

This study aims to describe how the basic elements of music are synthesised and manipulated to create a composition in the musical style called Third stream music. This is done through a comprehensive description of the background of this musical style and a detailed analysis of a case study Third stream work, Invictus: Orchestral Prelude in 3 Movements, by the South African composer Noel Stockton and commissioned by the South African Music Rights rganisation.

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Please cite as follows:

Van der Hoven, W 2008, Invictus : Orchestral Prelude in 3 movements by Noel Stockton : analytical discussion of the synthesis of the basic elements of music in a third stream composition , MMus dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, viewed yymmdd < http://upetd.up.ac.za/thesis/available/etd-03302010-125821/ >

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