Portfolio of compositions

Leomo, Kevin James (2017) Portfolio of compositions. MMus(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis is concerned with the application and development of my compositional practice, as demonstrated through my portfolio of compositions. Identifying and understanding the techniques I utilise whilst composing formed an important part of this undertaking and my development as a composer. The pieces in this portfolio demonstrate the development of my compositional practice and personal style, characterised by the importance of timbral and textural elements and the use of gesture. I intended to utilise different instrumentations to create a varied portfolio of pieces demonstrating a wide range of different timbres, sounds, and colours. In the commentary I will engage with what I have learned from my experiences over the course of this year.

Item Type: Thesis (MMus(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: music, composition, portfolio, commentary, research, MMus, instrumental music, chamber music, notation, compositional practice, timbre.
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Music
Funder's Name: UNSPECIFIED
Supervisor's Name: Sweeney, Professor William and Stanley, Dr. Jane
Date of Award: 2017
Depositing User: Mr Kevin J Leomo
Unique ID: glathesis:2017-7930
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2017 13:36
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2017 13:37
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/7930

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