Shattered dreams

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dc.contributor.advisor Pounds, Michael, 1964- Nellans, Jeffrey David. en_US 2011-06-09T15:34:07Z 2011-06-09T15:34:07Z 2010 en_US 2010
dc.description.abstract This thesis is an electro-acoustic composition done using the techniques of music concrète. Along with the music is a paper that details the historical context of the piece, specific techniques and procedures used by the composer, and a general overview of the compositional form. “Shattered Dreams” is a 12’30” stereo journey through a soundscape where the sounds of cinderblocks and shattered glass abound. All of the original source material for the music was recorded by the composer using a pair of Neumann km184 microphones. These source sounds were then manipulated using Sound Forge 6.0 and Cubase 4. The processes of manipulation were chosen with regard to the original music concrète techniques laid out by Pierre Schaeffer and Pierre Henry at the Club d’Essai studio at Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française in Paris, France.
dc.description.sponsorship School of Music
dc.format.extent 11 p. : digital, PDF file + 1 audio file (digital, MP3) + 2 sound discs (4 3/4 in.) en_US
dc.source CardinalScholar 1.0 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Glass music. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Percussion music.
dc.subject.lcsh Musique concrète.
dc.title Shattered dreams en_US Thesis (M.M.)
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    Master's theses submitted to the Graduate School by Ball State University master's degree candidates in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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