Browse Doctoral Project Theses [Option 2] - Music by Subject "viola"

  • Tang, Lydia (University of Illinois, 2016)
    As a pioneer viola virtuoso of the 20th century, Emanuel “Manny” Vardi (c. 1915-2011) is most widely recognized as the first violist to record all of Paganini’s Caprices. As a passionate advocate for the viola as a solo ...

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  • Trower, Elizabeth Anne Shereé (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    Many violists live with the notion that the instrument causes pain. Using the second movement (Lebhaft) of Robert Schumann’s Märchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures) for Viola and Piano, Op. 113 as its center, this project ...

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