Date of Submission
Academic Programs and Concentrations
Project Advisor 1
For the concerts I gave in November 2013 and April 2014 I worked with small ensembles, using mostly standard music notation to write compositions. Since 2012 I have become increasingly interested in improvising music, and in the fall semester experimented with basic compositions for improvising musicians. In the spring semester I composed specifically for a quintet that rehearsed and improvised regularly. Consistent rehearsal was important in the process of revising compositions, alleviating the problem of anticipating how parts would really sound. It was exciting to hear the development compositions through listening and group arranging. I think that music can have supernatural characteristics and coordinate with imaginary and real spaces.
Open Access Agreement
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
Norman, Matthew W., "Senior Concerts" (2014). Senior Projects Spring 2014. 181.
This work is protected by a Creative Commons license. Any use not permitted under that license is prohibited.Bard Off-campus Download
Bard College faculty, staff, and students can login from off-campus by clicking on the Off-campus Download button and entering their Bard username and password.