Recent Submissions

  • Be still in haste. 

    Merseal, Hannah M. (Wheaton College (MA), 2019)
    The composition of this piece primarily took place in spare hours, squeezed in during a period of great personal change and reflection. It was inspired heavily by Wendell Berry's poem , which evokes the sign of the moment, ...
  • #Flawless : black female musicians as agents of social change. 

    Corwin, Emma. (Wheaton College ; Norton, Mass., 2016)
    Black American female musicians have been at the crossroads between sexism and racism now and in the past. This binary illustrates the constraints of an ideological system of both gender and race roles. My thesis will place ...
  • Handel's notoriety as a borrower : plagiarism and English national identity 

    Murray, Nina M (Wheaton College ; Norton, Mass., 2009)
    This thesis explores George Frideric Handel’s practice of musical borrowing, and the reasons for which Handel and his compositional approach have received such negative attention over the last three centuries. In considering ...