College - Author 1
College of Liberal Arts
Department - Author 1
Degree Name - Author 1
BA in Music
Meredith M. Brammeier, College of Liberal Arts, Music Department
Shimomura changes her compositional materials depending on the game or function of music she is writing for, but she consistently uses certain compositional techniques throughout her career to create a recognizable compositional style. These techniques include her approach to harmonic repetition; the way she builds motives, thematic development, and accompaniment patterns; and the way she uses extended tertian harmony, modality, tonality, ostinati, and meter.
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