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Stusek, Steven

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The use of the saxophone in the dramatic music of Leonard Bernstein 2006 3560 "This largely descriptive document examines the writing for saxophone in Bernstein's dramatic works for the stage. In looking at the scores for West Side Story, Wonderful Town, On the Town, Mass, and A White House Cantata , elements of musicianship ...
A performer's guide to the saxophone music of Sherwood Shaffer 2007 1343 "During his career, composer Sherwood Shaffer has written thirteen concert works for the saxophone. These compositions represent a wide range of instrumentation from solo saxophone with piano, saxophone quartets and other chamber works, to solo saxop...
Joe Henderson: An Analysis of Harmony in Selected Compositions and Improvisations 2008 10395 The main goal of this dissertation was to demonstrate Joe Henderson as a seminal figure in jazz history; a position that, despite his importance among jazz musicians, typically is lost when compared with many of his contemporaries. Three compositions...
Using post-tonal analytical techniques for a better performance of Ida Gotkovsky's Quatour de saxophones 2011 803 This document analyzes Gotkovsky's Quatour de Saxophones from a post-tonal perspective, focusing on performance-related decisions. Because much of the repertoire for chamber ensembles, particularly saxophone quartet, is recently composed, traditional...
Luciano Berio's Sequenza VII: temporal multiplicity and alternative conceptions of form. 2012 1538 Existing analyses of Sequenza VII's form rely on the aggregate-completing pitch of a fixed-register pitch series to outline the climactic area of the piece and to help define the traditional formal archetype of build-up - climax - ...
An analysis of "Divertimento for alto saxophone and piano" by Charles Wuorinen 2014 21 This paper presents an analysis of Charles Wuorinen's Divertimento for Alto Saxophone and Piano in four parts: an analysis of the work's form, a study of pitch-class and motivic content related to form, a study of rhythmic conflict within the piece, ...