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A Performance Guide and Recordings for Four New Works for Saxophone Based on the Syrian Refugee Experience

Abstract Throughout history composers have used music to depict their perception of the

refugee experience. This project expands upon this idea through the commission and

recording of four new works for saxophone. The compositions are Different Arks for solo

alto saxophone by John Secunde, Rubble/Resolve for alto saxophone and piano by Jared

Yackiw, Emerging Light for soprano saxophone and vibraphone by Alan Hankers, and

Unam aeternam for solo alto saxophone and stereo playback by Ashlee Busch. For each

work, this project provides performance guides, biographical contexts, program notes,

and recordings. I hope to encourage artists to discover and facilitate creative ways to

draw attention to migration around the world and contribute to the f... (more)
Created Date 2020
Contributor Sacco, Christopher (Author) / Creviston, Christopher (Advisor) / Feisst, Sabine (Committee member) / Micklich, Albie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Performing arts / Migration / Music / Performance guide / Refugees / Saxophone / Syria
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 68 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2020
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

  Full Text
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Description Dissertation/Thesis
  Different Arks by John Secunde.mp3
16.4 MB audio/mpeg
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  Rubble:Resolve by Jared Yackiw.mp3
17.0 MB audio/mpeg
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  Emerging Light by Alan Hankers.mp3
16.8 MB audio/mpeg
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  Unam aeternam by Ashlee Busch.mp3
19.9 MB audio/mpeg
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