Doctoral Recital: 1989-07-05 - Ron Babcock, alto and tenor trombone

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Recital presented at the UNT School of Music Recital Hall in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.

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Babcock, Ron July 5, 1989.

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  • Main Title: Doctoral Recital: 1989-07-05 - Ron Babcock, alto and tenor trombone
  • Series Title: Doctoral Recitals

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Recital presented at the UNT School of Music Recital Hall in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 1989_07_05 Ron Babcock DMA Trombone
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc983828

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College of Music program book 1988-1989 Vol. 1 (Book)

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A Study of Sonata a Quattro K. 347 and Alma Redemptoris Mater K. 186 by Johann Joseph Fux: the Historical Significance as Works for Alto Trombone and Performance Considerations, a Lecture Recital together with Three Recitals of Selected Works by J. Albrechtsberger, R. Gregson, W. Hartley, E. Bozza, Lars-Erik Larsson, A. Pryor and Others (Thesis or Dissertation)

A Study of Sonata a Quattro K. 347 and Alma Redemptoris Mater K. 186 by Johann Joseph Fux: the Historical Significance as Works for Alto Trombone and Performance Considerations, a Lecture Recital together with Three Recitals of Selected Works by J. Albrechtsberger, R. Gregson, W. Hartley, E. Bozza, Lars-Erik Larsson, A. Pryor and Others

Johann Joseph Fux's influence on the development of eighteenth-century alto trombone literature is significant. His music, when compared with that of other composers who wrote for the alto trombone before 1730, reveals a more elaborate and frequent use of the instrument. Many of Fux's compositions call for alto, tenor, or bass trombone, but his Sonata a Quattro K. 347 and Alma Redemptoris Mater K. 186 are of particular interest in regard to the composer's treatment of the alto trombone. This study points out the technical demands placed on the trombonist in Fux's works as compared to such contemporary composers as Antonio Caldara and Marc'Antonio Ziani. The primary goal of this study is to substantiate the importance of Fux's role in the development of the alto trombone repertoire. Published and unpublished works by Fux that significantly incorporate the instrument have been studied and compared to compositions of his contemporaries. A thorough discussion of Sonata a Quattro and Alma Redemptoris Mater illustrates the technical aspects of his alto trombone writing. The secondary goal of this study is to create a performing edition of Sonata a Quattro and Alma Redemptoris Mater. The existing editions in Denkmaler der Tonkunst in Osterreich and Johann Joseph Fux, Samtliche Werke are less than complete. There are no individual parts for performers, and tempo indications for several movements are missing. Mistakes in the parts of Sonata a Quattro and discrepancies between the figured bass and continuo realization have been corrected for the creation of a new edition. Tempo, ornamentation, instruments, and articulation are also discussed to assist in the presentation of an historically informed performance of the Sonata a Quattro and Alma Redemptoris Mater.

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  • July 5, 1989

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Babcock, Ron. Doctoral Recital: 1989-07-05 - Ron Babcock, alto and tenor trombone, audio recording, July 5, 1989; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc983828/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.