Browse College of Fine and Applied Arts by Contributor "Harris, J. David"
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Aesthetics of neoclassicism and populism in chamber works for woodwinds by Charles Koechlin and Francis Poulenc, 1918-1939 (2017-12-06)The interwar period in France was a time of turmoil and discovery. The end of World War I began a politicizing of the culture that extended to the farthest reaches of the arts. The question of what is authentically French ...
The commissions and compositions of works for Benny Goodman and chamber ensemble: history, style and clarinet writing (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017)Frequently referred to as the “King of Swing,” Benny Goodman (1909-1986) is well-known for his jazz clarinet playing. Yet Goodman should also be recognized as a classical clarinet player and for his role in contributing ...
(University of Illinois, 2015-01)This thesis focuses on Marc-André Dalbavie’s Flute Concerto (2006) and two of his chamber pieces with flute: In Advance of the Broken Time…(1994) and Palimpseste (2002). The background of the composer and the Flute ...
George Rochberg--Slow Fires Of Autumn (Ukiyo-E II) for flute and harp: A performance guide with special focus on his incorporation of Japanese artistic and musical imagery (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)The purpose of this study is to identify and analyze George Rochberg’s application of Japanese musical and artistic imagery through an examination of his flute and harp piece, Slow Fires of Autumn (Ukiyo-EII) (1978-1979). ...
Jean Xavier Lefèvre's Méthode de Clarinette and Clarinet Concerto no. 3 in historical and pedagogic context (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)Jean Xavier Lefèvre wrote his Méthode de Clarinette in 1802 for use at the Paris Conservatoire. This clarinet tutor was influenced by its precursor, the Méthode Nouvelle et Raisonnée pour la Clarinette (1785) ...
(School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)John Corigliano remains a leading composer of twentieth-century American music. While many of his works are acclaimed, his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra is less well known than his other concerti. This project ...
Clarinet doubling for jazz saxophonists has become the “norm” in a modern context. There is very little in regard to formal or informal pedagogy available to help those interested in clarinet doubling. In my ...
A performer's guide to four clarinet works by William Bolcom: Concert Piece, Little Suite of Four Dances, Concerto for Clarinet, and Chalumeau (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-07)American composer William Bolcom (b. 1938) established his reputation through his use of diverse styles namely atonality, interval series, neoclassicism, jazz, pop music, and ragtime. However, his clarinet repertoire ...
Three clarinet pieces by Jörg Widmann from a performer's view: Fantasie for Clarinet Solo, Fünf Bruchstücke for Clarinet and Piano, and Nachtstück for Clarinet, Cello and Piano (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)This project is a comprehensive study of the early clarinet compositions by Jörg Widmann (b. 1973). It includ es Fantasie for Clarinet Solo (1993, rev. 2001), Fünf Bruchstücke for Clarinet and ...