Charles Ives and a Stylistic Analysis of his Three Piano Sonatas

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This thesis has been written with several goals in mind. The first purpose has been to inform the reader about the life of Charles Ives and the influences he experienced that gave him the impetus to experiment and write music of a nature thirty years ahead of its time, while the rest of the world was basking in the waning light of Romanticism. The second purpose has been to describe in a short space general characteristics that may be found throughout the entire musical output of Ives. The third purpose has been to analyze in greater detail the major portion ... continued below

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Harer, Carolyn Bertha 1955.

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This thesis has been written with several goals in mind. The first purpose has been to inform the reader about the life of Charles Ives and the influences he experienced that gave him the impetus to experiment and write music of a nature thirty years ahead of its time, while the rest of the world was basking in the waning light of Romanticism. The second purpose has been to describe in a short space general characteristics that may be found throughout the entire musical output of Ives. The third purpose has been to analyze in greater detail the major portion of his contributions to piano literature, the three piano sonatas, so that the student may better understand the complexities which will face him in performance of these compositions. Perhaps the strongest motivation for the present study has been the hope that it might induce more students to be explorers themselves and become familiar with this music of Ives.

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Harer, Carolyn Bertha. Charles Ives and a Stylistic Analysis of his Three Piano Sonatas, thesis, 1955; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97073/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .