Imitation is the genesis of change. One basic principle of human nature is that people imitate what they see and hear. In the professional choral arena, musicians extend the high art of imitation through fine-tuning, and creative reinterpretation. Stimulated by this cycle, the color of the twenty-first-century professional choir shifted compared to that of professional choirs from the 1950s through 1970s, causing an evolution in choral sound.
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- Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-190)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Music