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Six Chinese Piano Pieces of the Twentieth Century - A Recording Project

Abstract This paper describes six representative works by twentieth-century Chinese composers: Jian-Zhong Wang, Er-Yao Lin, Yi-Qiang Sun, Pei-Xun Chen, Ying-Hai Li, and Yi Chen, which are recorded by the author on the CD. The six pieces selected for the CD all exemplify traits of Nationalism, with or without Western influences. Of the six works on the CD, two are transcriptions of the Han Chinese folk-like songs, one is a composition in the style of the Uyghur folk music, two are transcriptions of traditional Chinese instrumental music dating back to the eighteenth century, and one is an original composition in a contemporary style using folk materials. Two of the composers, who studied in the United States, were strongly influenced by Western compo... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Luo, Yali (Author) / Hamilton, Robert (Advisor) / Campbell, Andrew (Committee member) / Pagano, Caio (Committee member) / Cosand, Walter (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Performing arts / Composition / Music / Piano
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 81 pages
Language Chinese
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note D.M.A. Music 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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Description Dissertation/Thesis
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Description CD Track 6. Duo Ye
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Description CD Track 4. Autumn Moon over the Calm Lake
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Description CD Track 5. Flute and Drum at Sunset
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Description CD Track 3. Dance of Spring
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Description CD Track 2. Sunflower
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Description CD Track 1. Liu-Yang River