Note:This thesis is part of a research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in the School of Music. The project also involved the preparation and performance of a recital of music related to the thesis topic.

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Title:Darius Milhaud's Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 136: musical analysis and performance guide
Author(s):Seo, Yeonwoo
Advisor(s):Silvers, Michael
Contributor(s):Silvers, Michael; Kouzov, Dmitry; Moersch, Charlotte Mattax; Tipei, Sever
Department / Program:School of Music
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:A.Mus.D. (doctoral)
Subject(s):Darius Milhaud
Cello Concerto
Brazilian music
Abstract:This thesis is an in-depth study of the Cello Concerto No. 1 Op. 136 (1934) by Darius Milhaud. Specially, this paper provides an overview of Milhaud’s use of jazz and Brazilian music in his Cello Concerto No. 1 and its resulting status as a hybrid of Western and non-Western musical genres. Included is a musical analysis from the perspective of a performer with the intention to assist in understanding and overcoming technical and interpretive challenges. Specific performance suggestions and practice guidelines are also discussed.
Issue Date:2019
Publisher:School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Genre:Dissertation / Thesis
Rights Information:Copyright 2019 Yeonwoo Seo
Date Available in IDEALS:2019-06-03

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