W&L Dept. of Music
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According to the 2010-2011 Washington and Lee University Catalog (undergraduate), all "honors programs require an honors thesis during the senior year, involving six credits (no more, no less) of independent work, such as a significant report based upon field or laboratory research, a creative accomplishment in the arts, or a comparable scholarly undertaking, demonstrating more than simply a mastery of subject matter." This site provides access to honors theses the University Library has included in a digitization project beginning in 2010. In many cases, these records include online access to the complete contents of theses, but, at the authors' wishes, some of these records limit online access to current W&L researchers. For similar reasons, some records allow no online access at all.
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Journey from the Baroque to the Modern: The Viola in Public Performance and Musical Analysis, Featuring works by Bach, C. Stamitz, Weber, Bloch, and Brahms (2020)When I was in Vienna, studying music for a semester abroad, I began to think seriously about my senior recital and the pieces I should consider playing. This program was shaped largely by the viola lessons I took while in ...
(2014)An exploration of several musical techniques employed by Charles Ives in his compositional portrayals dedicated to American locations. Chapter 1: ”Remembrance” and The Pond, Chapter 2: Scherzo: Over the Pavements, Chapter ...
(2013)Throughout history, women have made a lasting impact on the progress of music. Women’s impact was initially limited because of traditional social norms, lack of extra time, little availability for music education, and need ...
(2011)A choral student's formative music education is often provided by a high school choir. For many student's, this is where they will receive the bulk of their music education. Consequently, it is extremely important for high ...