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Doctoral Recital: 2008-03-03 - Esther Park, piano

Doctoral Recital: 2008-03-03 - Esther Park, piano

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Date: March 3, 2008
Creator: Park, Esther
Description: Recital presented at the UNT College of Music Concert Hall in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.
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Doctoral Recital: 2006-02-14 - Esther Park, piano

Doctoral Recital: 2006-02-14 - Esther Park, piano

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Date: February 14, 2006
Creator: Park, Esther
Description: Recital presented at the UNT College of Music Concert Hall in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree
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Doctoral Lecture Recital: 2012-10-06 - Esther Park, piano

Doctoral Lecture Recital: 2012-10-06 - Esther Park, piano

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Date: October 6, 2012
Creator: Park, Esther
Description: Recital presented at the UNT College of Music Graham Green Room Hall in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.
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Aphorismen, Capriccio, and Heptameron for Piano Solo By Jürg Baur: a Performer's Guide

Aphorismen, Capriccio, and Heptameron for Piano Solo By Jürg Baur: a Performer's Guide

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Date: December 2012
Creator: Park, Esther
Description: The purpose of this dissertation is to give instruction regarding the performance of three important piano works by Jürg Baur (1918-2010). Aphorismen, Capriccio, and Heptameron stand out as his most significant piano works both because of their length and because of their pianistic complexity. Since Baur had a successful career as both teacher and composer during his lifetime, his acclaimed works received many honors in Germany. His works can be performed by intermediate to advanced students. Intermediate students can easily offer simpler pieces like Aphorismen in competitions, while pieces like Capriccio and Heptameron better are suited to a more advanced level. Although some of his compositions are difficult to perform compared with other modern German works, Baur's music is more accessible. In the article, "Auf der Spuren der alten Zeit" Baur is quoted to state that Paul Hindemith and Bela Bartok's music influenced his own compositional ideas. However, although Baur is a modern composer, he didn't write in a totally atonal style, but rather attempted to broaden tonality. While Heptameron is atonal, Aphorismen and Capriccio give the impression of tonality, thus they are more accessible to the audience. I was fortunate enough to study Aphorismen with Baur as well as ...
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