Research (6)

“Canto Gregoriano”: Paul Creston’s Adaptation of Plainchant as Topic

Music Theory Society of the Mid-Atlantic, 8 April 2016 University of Michigan Graduate Music Research Conference, 20 March 2016This study explores the hermeneutic efficacy of topic theory in the context of 20th-century American music by theorizing Paul Creston’s adaptation of contemporary plainchant practice as a…