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Modern Latin American Repertoire For Classical Saxophone: A Recording Project and Performance Guide


Abstract During the twentieth-century, the dual influence of nationalism and modernism in the eclectic music from Latin America promoted an idiosyncratic style which naturally combined traditional themes, popular genres and secular music. The saxophone, commonly used as a popular instrument, started to develop a prominent role in Latin American classical music beginning in 1970. The lack of exposure and distribution of the Latin American repertoire has created a general perception that composers are not interested in the instrument, and that Latin American repertoire for classical saxophone is minimal. However, there are more than 1100 works originally written for saxophone in the region, and the amount continues to grow. This Modern Latin American ... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Ocampo Cardona, Javier Andrés (Author) / Mcallister, Timothy (Advisor) / Spring, Robert (Committee member) / Hill, Gary (Committee member) / Pilafian, Sam (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Gardner, Joshua (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Classical music / Folk music / Latin American music / Popular music / Saxophone / Saxophone repertoire
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 73 pages
Language English
Rights All Rights Reserved
Note D.M.A. Music 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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