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An Analysis of the Concerto for bassoon and orchestra by Nino Rota

Abstract Nino Rota was a prolific composer of twentieth-century film and concert music, including the Concerto for bassoon and orchestra in b-flat major. Composing over 150 film scores for directors such as Federico Fellini, Francis Ford Coppola, Henry Cass, King Vidor and Franco Zeffirelli, Rota received distinguished acclaim from several film institutions, professional film reviewers and film music experts for his contributions to the art form. Rota also composed a great deal of diverse repertoire for the concert stage (ballet, opera, incidental music, concerti, symphonies, as well as several chamber works). The purpose of this analysis is to emphasize the expressive charm and accessibility of his concerto in the bassoon repertoire. The matter of ... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Kluesener, Joseph (Author) / Micklich, Albie (Advisor) / Hill, Gary (Committee member) / Levy, Benjamin (Committee member) / Russell, Timothy (Committee member) / Schuring, Martin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Performing arts / Fine arts / Analysis / Bassoon / Concerto / Nino / Rota
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 76 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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