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The Complete Solo Piano Works of Chen Yi: A Recording, Analysis, and Interpretation


Abstract This dissertation focuses on seven solo piano works written by contemporary Chinese-American composer Chen Yi. It is presented in the form of a recording project, with a written analysis of each recorded composition. The seven recorded pieces are Variations on "Awariguli", Duo Ye, Guessing, Two Chinese bagatelles: Yu Diao and Small Beijing Gong, Ba Ban, Singing in the Mountain, and Ji-Dong-Nuo. They were written between 1978 and 2005, presenting a wide range of Chen Yi's compositional style. The written portion consists of five chapters. After the introductory chapter, a sketch of Chen Yi's life is presented in Chapter Two. This chapter specifically uncovers Chen Yi's deep roots of Chinese traditional and folk music th... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Feeken, Qing Nadia (Author) / Meir, Baruch (Advisor) / Carpenter, Ellon (Committee member) / Cosand, Walter (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Analysis / Chen Yi / Chen Yi's music / Piano / Recording
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 141 pages
Language English
Copyright
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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
  01Variationson_Awariguli_.mp3
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Description Variations on "Awariguli"
  02DuoYe.mp3
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Description Duo Ye
  03Guessing.mp3
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Description Guessing
  04TwoChineseBagatelles_YuDiao.mp3
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Description Two Chinese Bagatelles: Yu Diao
  05TwoChineseBagatelles_SmallBeijingGong.mp3
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Description Two Chinese Bagatelles: Small Beijing Gong
  06BaBan.mp3
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Description Ba Ban
  07SingingintheMountain.mp3
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Description Singing in the Mountain
  08Ji-Dong-Nuo.mp3
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Description Ji-Dong-Nuo