Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Suzanne Farrin

Second Advisor

David Fulmer

Academic Program Adviser

Philip Ewell


Illuminations is a vocal piece for mezzo-soprano and electronics. It incorporates elements of ambient and noise music. Relying on texts by Arthur Rimbaud and drawing inspiration from composers such as Debussy and Arvo Pärt, it is an attempt to blend tradition with contemporary practices and aesthetics.

Included in

Composition Commons



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