Le gai paris and Concerto Pour Trombone by Jean Francaix: an analysis and discussion of two works for solo instrument with wind ensemble accompaniment

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Mark Allen Norman (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Advisor
John Locke

Abstract: The purpose of this research is to provide an in-depth examination of the compositional approaches, techniques and style presented in Le gai paris and Concerto pour trombone by Jean Francaix and to create awareness of the composer's solo works with wind ensemble accompaniment. To accomplish this purpose, this document examines the details of Francaix' training and career as a musician and composer provided through existing publications and online sources, researches existing historical information, and performs musical analysis of Le gai paris and Concerto pour trombone to give insight into the compositional techniques of Jean Francaix. General information is provided about the other solo works of Jean Francaix with wind ensemble accompaniment including recorded comments by the composer.

Additional Information

Publication
Dissertation
Language: English
Date: 2012
Keywords
Concerto for Trombone, Concerto pour trombone, Francaix, Le gai paris, Le gay paris, Norman
Subjects
Franc¸aix, Jean, $d 1912-1997. $t Gay Paris $x Analysis, appreciation
Franc¸aix, Jean, $d 1912-1997. $t Concertos, $m trombone, wind ensemble $x Analysis, appreciation