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A Recording Project Featuring Three Newly Commissioned Works for Clarinet

Abstract This project features three new pieces for clarinet commissioned from three different composers. Two are for unaccompanied clarinet and one is for clarinet, bass clarinet, and laptop. These pieces are Storm's a Comin' by Chris Burton, Light and Shadows by Theresa Martin, and My Own Agenda by Robbie McCarthy. These three solos challenge the performer in various ways including complex rhythm, use of extended techniques such as growling, glissando, and multiphonics, and the incorporation of technology into a live performance. In addition to background information, a performance practice guide has also been included for each of the pieces. This guide provides recommendations and suggestions for future performers wishing to study and per... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Vaughan, Melissa Lynn (Author) / Spring, Robert (Advisor) / Micklich, Albie (Committee member) / Gardner, Joshua (Committee member) / Hill, Gary (Committee member) / Feisst, Sabine (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 100 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note D.M.A. Music 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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