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  1. The keyboard sonatas of Pietro Augusto : an investigation into their formal and stylistic apsects
    Radloff, Timothy Edward Kingswell, 1976, Rhodes University
    This thesis supplements "The Piano Sonata of the Eighteenth Century in Germany" (Vol. 2 in the publication series "Contributions to the development of the Piano Sonata"). It does not aim at a comparative study between Pieto Augusto and his contemporaries but intends to establish the composer"s indiv ...
  2. An investigation into the importance of rhythmic and melodic variation for Brahm"s development sections, with special reference to his four symphonies
    Schoeman, Delene Letitia, 1966, Rhodes University
    "Variation is one of the oldest and most elemental types of music, beloved and practised by all musicians since the early lute and keyboard composers." The principle of the variation is that of "variety within unity, secured by the reproduction of limited musical material in changing aspects and is ...
  3. Transcription factor binding specificity and occupancy : elucidation, modelling and evaluation
    Kibet, Caleb Kipkurui, 2017, Rhodes University
    The major contributions of this thesis are addressing the need for an objective quality evaluation of a transcription factor binding model, demonstrating the value of the tools developed to this end and elucidating how in vitro and in vivo information can be utilized to improve TF binding specificit ...
  4. A study of Oliver Messiaen"s song-cycles Poèms pour mi, Chants de terre et de ciel, and Harawi
    Donkin, Deborah Jean, 1992, Rhodes University
    This thesis ventures into the relatively neglected world of twentieth century vocal music, via the three song cycles of Oliver Messiaen. The song cycle is a comparatively young genre, generally dated from Beethoven"s An die ferne Geliebte or by some, even later to Schubert"s Die schone Miillerin. Ne ...
  5. The role of the cadence as determining factor of phrasing of the organ toccatas, preludes and fantasias of Johann Sebastian Bach
    Du Plooy, Jacobus Stephanus, 1996, Rhodes University
    This study examines the phrasing of J.S. Bach"s preludes, toccatas and fantasias for organ. Consequent upon Bach"s silence on the subject and the inadequacy of available sources, the cadence has been used as a means to determine the phrasing of these works. The goal of this thesis is to identify tho ...
  6. Haul Music : transnationalism and musical performance in the Saharaui refugee camps of Tindouf, Algeria
    Gimenez Amoros, Luis, 2012, Rhodes University
    The thesis presents ethnographic data and musical analysis (in the form of transcriptions) of Haul music which is the music style performed by Bedouin societies in Trab el Bidan region (Mauritania, Western Sahara, northern Mali, southern Algeria and northern Morocco). It is based on field research u ...
  7. An investigation into twentieth century flute trios with special reference to representative works by Goossens, Sil"vansky, Raphael, Damase, Marx and Crumb
    Heunis, Daniela, 1994, Rhodes University
    This thesis ventures into the world of twentieth century chamber music, specifically the trios written for flute, cello and piano. The first chapter discusses the history of the trio, tracing its development from the trio sonata of the Baroque Period to the accompanied sonatas and specifically the s ...
  8. Analysis of selected choral works by John Tavener with particular reference to the post-1977 works
    Imrie, Sally, 1998, Rhodes University
    This thesis deals with sacred choral music written by John Tavener, a British composer born in 1944. It touches briefly on the background of Tavener and his early works (i.e. from about 1960-1976) - two works from that period have been selected for analysis, Celtic Requiem and Nomine Jesu. The main ...
  9. The solo piano music of Einojuhani Rautavaara
    Matambo, Lotta Eleonoora, 2012, Rhodes University
    Einojuhani Rautavaara"s oeuvre is characterised by four distinctive creative periods, each demonstrating a remarkable variety of compositional idioms and styles. His application of multifaceted elements, often within a single work leading to notions of postmodernism, is derived from multifarious sou ...