Example Frank Zappa Master Study

I found a couple of examples of post graduate studies on Zappa that may inspire anyone who may be interested in studying something along similar lines (see my earlier post).  They are entitled

A Study in the Instrumental Music of Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa’s Orchestral Works: Art Music or Bogus Pomp

Creative Control: Morton Feldman, Lars von Trier, and Frank Zappa (with original composition)

Musical Meaning in Frank Zappa’s The Blue Light and Galoot Update

If anyone has heard of any others – please let me know.

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3 Responses to Example Frank Zappa Master Study

  1. Avo Raup says:

    I would add:

    An Original Composition, Symphony No. 1, Pollock and an Analysis of the Evolution of Frank Zappa’s “Be-Bop Tango”

    http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-12092003-121423/

    Not a dissertation, but an interesting research site is:

    Zappa Research

    http://researchblog.andremount.net/

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  2. Avo Raup says:

    And of course a dissertation by Ulrik Volgsten “Music, Mind and the Serious Zappa”.

    http://www.arf.ru/Biblio/mmser.html

    I’m looking for this item many years without any success. Probably you can find it in some big library, but never in eBay, abebooks etc.

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  3. Ulrik Volgsten says:

    Anyone interested in my book about Zappa can contact me at this address.
    ulrik.volgsten@oru.se

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