Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

One Hundred Forty-Six: The score for a music and modern dance theater production about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911
by Kowalski, Elizabeth, M.M., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2013, 76; 1541301
Abstract (Summary)

One Hundred Forty-Six is a music and dance theater production portraying an artistic memorial to the victims, tragedy, and progress of the historical Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of March 25, 1911. The music, composed by Elizabeth L. Kowalski, was scored for string quartet with added electronics. Images and sounds of textile factory work and the events of the fire and memorial are communicated throughout the music. The score is accompanied here by a written document explaining the work. One Hundred Forty-Six has an approximate duration of 45 minutes. The premiere was held in the UNCG Dance Theater on March 30, 2012, shortly after the 101 st anniversary of the fire.

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Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Engebretson, Mark
Commitee: Rutty, Alejandro, Young, Welborn
School: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Department: Music
School Location: United States -- North Carolina
Source: MAI 52/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Music, Theater
Keywords: Dance theater, Human rights, One Hundred Forty-Six, Original music composition, String quartet, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Worker rights
Publication Number: 1541301
ISBN: 978-1-303-23730-0
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