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A Catalog of Solo Works for Marimba with Electronics and An Examination and Performance Guide of "Flux" for Marimba and Electronic Tape by Mei-Fang Lin


Abstract The marimba has garnered increased attention in percussion performance over the past thirty years. Literature for beginners through professionals in a multitude of styles have been written. With the ever-growing number of marimbists since the 1980's there has been a high demand for new works. Numerous pieces were created through commissions: composers contracted to write music by individuals, institutions, and consortia. Three primary types of marimba solo music were written: unaccompanied solos, concerti, and marimba solos with electronic accompaniment. Since electronic music is relatively new in marimba performance, there is very little information published regarding this topic. Only a handful of well-known compositions in this genre... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Chen, Yi-Chia (Author) / Smith, J.B. (Advisor) / Bush, Jeffery (Committee member) / Hackbarth, Glenn (Committee member) / Hill, Gary (Committee member) / Sunkett, Mark (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Catalog of Marimba Solo works / Flux for Marimba and Electronic Tape / Marimba and Electronics / Marimba Solo Literature / Mei-Fang Lin
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 98 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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