The Organ Music and Musical Philosophy of Charles W. Ore by Brent Nolte. This document appeared in the March 2003 issue of The American Organist, pages 66-71. The article was written by Brent Nolte in conjunction with the completion of his master's degree in organ performance at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan.
The Late Twentieth-Century American Organ Chorale; A Study of Five Composers by Lisa Browne. This doctoral dissertation offers an analysis of the American Organ Chorale and places Dr. Ore's music in context with four other American Composers of the late twentieth-century. This dissertation was written at Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio.
Numbers and number correspondences in Opus 40 by Arnold Schoenberg : Pythagoras and the Quadrivium Revisited by Charles Ore. This doctoral dissertation offers a numerical analysis of Schoenberg's Variations on a Recitative for Organ. It is Dr. Ore's thesis that the peculiarities of the score and Schoenberg's insistence that the printed edition conform in every detail to his manuscript were due to his use of number symbolism, to the fact that every note and every performance directive in the manuscript was created and placed to conform to an unstated numbering system of symbolic importance. University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska, 1986. 253 pages.
The Function and Development of the Pedal Clavier as related to Organ Literature and Organ Construction in Northern Europe from 1600 to 1750 by Charles Ore. The Music evaluated was written during a time period which spanned from 1600 to 1750; the outside extremes represented by Sweelinck and Bach. It would appear that the composers of the Baroque made their major contribution in the development of the pedal-clavier by establishing a recognizable pedal function, and by giving the pedal-voice a unique and individual quality. Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois. 1968. 112 pages.
Senior Seminar in Music by Ryan Winningham. This paper compares and contrasts the life, work, and compositional process of Carl Schalk and Charles W. Ore that tries to shed light on an issue at the forefront of Church Music today: the balance of restriction and freedom. Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 2003. 20 pages.
This Is the Feast Richard Hillert at 80. As a part of this Festschrift Dr. Ore writes on the topic Eternal Truths : Wrapped and Rewrapped, a conversation about training creative church musicians. MorningStar, St. Louis, Missouri, 2204. pp. 69-74.
Leading the Church's Song edited by Robert Buckley Farlee: a variety of topics are developed by several contributing authors. Dr. Ore address the topic Rhythmic Usage in 17th and 18th Century North European Hymnody. Augsburg Fortress, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1998, 162 pages.