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A Compositional Investigation into Style and Genre Fusion Utilising Popular Electronic and Alternative Rock Music

Daly, Andrew (2017) A Compositional Investigation into Style and Genre Fusion Utilising Popular Electronic and Alternative Rock Music. Masters thesis, University of Huddersfield.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to find out the limitations of style and genre fusion. It asks how effectively can a composer achieve this This thesis explores the restrictions of the ideas of style and genre fusion by examining if one genre will overpower the other in terms of its sonic signature and social ideals or if a balanced fusion can be achieved? Another question of interest, is how far apart can two fusions by the same composer of the same two genres stylistically be from one another? The study consists of a portfolio of compositions that explore the subject and his accompanying thesis will discuss the research that informed them as well as some discussion of the compositions themselves.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Schools: School of Music, Humanities and Media
Depositing User: Jonathan Cook
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2018 14:47
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2018 14:31
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/34427

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