Manuel M. Ponce: A critical study of his Concierto Romántico for piano and orchestra.

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The Concierto Romántico for Piano and Orchestra is one of Manuel M. Ponce's outstanding compositional accomplishments from his Romantic period, reflecting both the state of Mexican music at the turn of the 20th century, and his early nationalist tendencies. However, it remains the only concerto in Ponce's output in need of a more comprehensive analysis. This treatise focuses on a global investigative that examines descriptive and analytic references to the work, as well as a comparison and clarification of the existing score sources. An analytical and stylistic musical study using conventional theoretical techniques leads to a musicological interpretation of the ... continued below

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Vázquez, Carlos Balam August 2007.

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The Concierto Romántico for Piano and Orchestra is one of Manuel M. Ponce's outstanding compositional accomplishments from his Romantic period, reflecting both the state of Mexican music at the turn of the 20th century, and his early nationalist tendencies. However, it remains the only concerto in Ponce's output in need of a more comprehensive analysis. This treatise focuses on a global investigative that examines descriptive and analytic references to the work, as well as a comparison and clarification of the existing score sources. An analytical and stylistic musical study using conventional theoretical techniques leads to a musicological interpretation of the work's extra-musical meaning, based on close assessments of Ponce's compositional practice and social principles.

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Vázquez, Carlos Balam. Manuel M. Ponce: A critical study of his Concierto Romántico for piano and orchestra., thesis, August 2007; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3909/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .