James Wintle's Northwest Miniatures for Flute, Trumpet and Piano (1998): a Performance Guide

James Wintle's Northwest Miniatures for Flute, Trumpet and Piano (1998): a Performance Guide

Date: May 2013
Creator: Walker, Julee Kim
Description: James Wintle's, Northwest Miniatures for flute, trumpet and piano is a unique work in the chamber music repertoire. In addition, the use of auxiliary instruments makes this piece a rarity in the flute and trumpet chamber music repertoire. There are a limited number of resources presently available to performers regarding Northwest Miniatures.This dissertation provides a pedagogical performance guide addressing the inherent challenges for the flutist and this instrumentation and serves as a new resource for performers and scholars of this work. It provides a performance analysis of the piece along with pertinent pedagogical information and exercises to assist the flutist. Insight from the composer on how to address these challenges is also included. Because there are a limited number of scholarly resources available on the subject of flute and trumpet chamber music, this dissertation is a significant contribution to this genre of repertoire.
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The Role Of The Piccolo In Beethoven's Orchestration

The Role Of The Piccolo In Beethoven's Orchestration

Date: December 2011
Creator: Teng, Kuo-Jen
Description: This dissertation discusses the role of the piccolo in Beethoven’s orchestration in his symphonic works. These include the Fifth Symphony, the Sixth Symphony, the Egmont Overture and the Ninth Symphony. The document includes the history of piccolo’s development since the ninth century B.C. until the modern Boehm piccolo. The author provides comparative observation through Beethoven’s orchestration techniques such as the range covered, instrumental pairing, balance, and melodic organization of each symphony works. In addition to discussing development of the piccolo in orchestration, this study compares the piccolo’s usage through motives (e.g. the “Ode to Joy” theme), harmonic analysis; range; balance; and melodic organization. Appendix A provides of tables that summarize piccolo’s harmonic function of works discussed to help the reader comprehend the piccolo function at a glance. This dissertation includes observations of performers, theorists and musicians; and these guides provide the reader with better understanding of the piccolo’s place in Beethoven’s orchestration. By following the observations, piccolo players will bring a deeper musical and technical understanding to individual performances.
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Historical and Analytical Aspects of William Flackton's Sonatas for Viola and Keyboard (OPUS 2. Nos. 2, 4. 6. 8) with Particular Attention to the Sonata in D Maior (OPUS 2. No. 4)

Historical and Analytical Aspects of William Flackton's Sonatas for Viola and Keyboard (OPUS 2. Nos. 2, 4. 6. 8) with Particular Attention to the Sonata in D Maior (OPUS 2. No. 4)

Date: December 1991
Creator: Rosenbaum, George G. (George Gene)
Description: These four sonatas of William Flackton (1709-1798) are probably the earliest collection of sonata literature written for the viola. They exist with a few other string sonatas from the Baroque period in England. It is essential to establish their place in English baroque music and to develop a performance milieu or stylistic preference that leads up to and lasts through the time span of Flackton's sonatas. The final tool to establish an interpretive plan will be to present a general analysis of the four sonatas with special emphasis on the D major sonata (opus 2, no. 4).
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Ensemble: 2002-10-07 - Faculty Chamber Music

Ensemble: 2002-10-07 - Faculty Chamber Music

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Date: October 7, 2002
Creator: Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 & Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897
Description: Concert presented at the UNT College of Music Recital Hall.
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Faculty Recital: 1990-03-06 - Faculty Chamber Music

Faculty Recital: 1990-03-06 - Faculty Chamber Music

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Date: March 6, 1990
Creator: Faculty Chamber Music
Description: Faculty recital performed at the UNT College of Music Recital Hall.
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Faculty Recital: 1992-04-15 - Vladimir Viardo, piano

Faculty Recital: 1992-04-15 - Vladimir Viardo, piano

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Date: April 15, 1992
Creator: Viardo, Vladimir
Description: Faculty recital performed at the UNT College of Music Concert Hall.
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Faculty Recital: 1991-10-15 - James Gillespie, clarinet

Faculty Recital: 1991-10-15 - James Gillespie, clarinet

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Date: October 15, 1991
Creator: Gillespie, James
Description: Faculty recital performed at the UNT College of Music Recital Hall.
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Ensemble: 2008-04-20 Center for Chamber Music Studies

Ensemble: 2008-04-20 Center for Chamber Music Studies

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Date: April 20, 2008
Creator: The Center Woodwind Quintet
Description: Concert presented at the UNT Winspear Hall.
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Ensemble: 2009-11-30 - Center for Chamber Music Studies

Ensemble: 2009-11-30 - Center for Chamber Music Studies

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Date: November 30, 2009
Creator: Center Woodwind Quintet
Description: Chamber music ensembles concert presented at the UNT College of Music Winspear Performance Hall.
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Faculty Recital: 1988-11-21 - Sue Schrier, bassoon; Charles Veazey, oboe

Faculty Recital: 1988-11-21 - Sue Schrier, bassoon; Charles Veazey, oboe

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Date: November 21, 1988
Creator: Schrier, Sue & Veazey, Charles
Description: A faculty recital performed at the UNT College of Music Recital Hall.
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