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Costa Rican Composer Benjamín Gutiérrez and his Piano Works 2008 9666 The purpose of this study is to research the life and work of Costa Rican composer Benjamín Gutiérrez (b.1937), with particular emphasis on his solo piano works. Although comprised of a small number of pieces, his piano output is an excellent represe...
1959 Jazz: A Historical Study and Analysis of Jazz and Its Artists and Recordings in 1959 2008 11555 Towards the end of the 1950s, about halfway through its nearly 100-year history, jazz evolution and innovation increased at a faster pace than ever before. By 1959, it was evident that two major innovative styles and many sub-styles of the major prev...
Beyond third stream: Henry Martin's Preludes and Fugues for solo piano 2009 8008 Composed over a ten-year period from 1990 to 2000 and lasting just over two hours, the jazz-tinged Preludes and Fugues of Henry Martin (b. 1950) constitute a significant contribution to the contemporary piano repertoire. Composer, theorist, and piani...
Enumerating indeterminacy 2009 1484 In much of the indeterminate music composed in the 1950s and 60s, the roles of the composer and performer are blurred, the performer having been given control over musical elements previously dictated solely by the composer. Often, decisions must be...
Pianist and composer Robert Casadesus: Huit Études, Opus 28 and Toccata, Opus 40 2012 3466 Robert Casadesus (1899-1972) was a world-renowned French concert pianist. His brilliant, fifty-year career took him to all corners of the world. Much has been written about his life and his enormous contribution, as a pianist and pedagogue, to the pi...
The violin works of Joaquin Nin: a catalogue and violinistic perspective 2013 3276 The amount of works for violin by Spanish composers is vast, varied and unfortunately, largely a mystery. There are many pieces that should be part of the standard violin repertoire, but are not simply because of lack of exposure and lack of knowledg...
Nikolai Kapustin’s Ten bagatelles, op. 59 2013 17145 Russian composer Nikolai Kapustin (b. 1937) has written a considerable body of repertoire for solo piano, but he was largely unknown and much of his music was inaccessible in the West until the early 2000s. His Ten Bagatelles, Op. 59 (1991) are virtu...
The 1927 Longwood Sketches of Firmin Swinnen: Replica of a Scenic Film Score 2013 3986 In his Longwood Sketches: Suite for Organ in Four Parts (Theodore Presser, 1927), Belgian-American organist Firmin Swinnen provides the vicarious traveler with an aural travelogue of gunpowder magnate Pierre S. du Pont's Longwood Gardens outside Kenn...
Ernst von Dohnányi’s Winterreigen, Op. 13 2015 2722 This document examines Ernst von Dohnányi's Winterreigen suite, Op. 13, a set of ten short character pieces for solo piano, composed in 1905. Dohnányi's musical and compositional background is considered, along with the immediate historical context o...
Pedagogical and performance guide of Lera Auerbach’s Images from childhood, op. 52 2019 4 The purpose of this study is to provide a pedagogical and performance guide for Lera Auerbach’s Images from Childhood, Op. 52, a collection of twelve intermediate character pieces for the piano. This work, Auerbach’s homage to Schumann’s Kinderszenen...
Ludwig Schuncke (1810-1834) and his piano music 1995 1 The document explores the life and selected piano music of Ludwig Schuncke (1810-1834), the early nineteenth-century pianist, composer and close associate of Robert Schumann. Schuncke was one of the founding members of the Neue Zeitschrift fiir Musik...
The teaching and artistic legacy of French-born pianist Daniel Ericourt 1993 1 The principal objective of this study was to investigate the professional career of French-born pianist Daniel Ericourt (born 1903) and, more specifically, to explore Ericourt's contributions as artist-in-residence at The University of North Carolina...