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Alec Wilder's Music for Marimba :a Performance Guide, a Lecture Recital, Together With Three Recitals of Selected Works of G. Stout, N. Zivkovic, D. Erb, W. Kraft, K. Abe, W. Penn and Others

Description: The intent of this dissertation is to provide a reference guide for any prospective performer of Alec Wilder's four works for marimba: Suite for Solo Guitar (1976), Suite for Trumpet and Marimba (1977), Suite for Flute and Marimba (1977), and Sextet for Marimba and Wind Quintet (1977). The first part of the dissertation provides background information pertaining to Wilder himself, the works for marimba, and theoretical aspects of Wilder's music. The second part addresses specific performance problems contained in the music. The dissertation culminates with the presentation of a performance edition of the marimba part of the previously unedited Sextet.
Date: May 1999
Creator: Waldrop, Michael Van
Partner: UNT Libraries