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A New Piano Reduction of the Sibelius Violin Concerto with Commentary

Abstract Playing an orchestral reduction is not always the most joyous of times for pianists. As pianists, we have to express a reduced idea of all the instruments and orchestral textures that are in the full score. However, in many cases, there are often omissions, errors or discrepancies in the existing published reductions. These reductions are made by a variety of people: editors, conductors, pianists, but rarely by the composer, and often do not reflect the composer's true intentions. While many reductions are technically playable, including the reduction of the Sibelius Violin Concerto that will form the basis of this paper, the arrangement of the orchestration can be obscured or inaccurate to the point where the violin soloist may not be ... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Lee, Sehee (Author) / Campbell, Andrew (Advisor) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Britton, David (Committee member) / Landschoot, Thomas (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Sibelius Violin Concerto
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 159 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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