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A Performance Guide of Fazil Say's Sonata for Violin and Piano and Cleopatra for Solo Violin

Abstract There are a significant number of musical compositions for violin by composers who used folk songs and dances of various cultures in their music, including works by George Enescu, Béla Bartók and György Ligeti. Less known are pieces that draw on the plethora of melodies and rhythms from Turkey. The purpose of this paper is to help performers become more familiar with two such compositions: Fazil Say's Sonata for Violin and Piano and Cleopatra for Solo Violin. Fazil Say (b. 1970) is considered to be a significant, contemporary Turkish composer. Both of the works discussed in this document simulate traditional "Eastern" instruments, such as the kemenҫe, the baðlama, the kanun and the ud. Additionally, both pieces use t... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Kalantzi, Panagiota (Author) / Jiang, Danwen (Advisor) / Hill, Gary (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Rotaru, Catalin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Performing arts / Cleopatra / Fazil Say / Sonata / violin
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 81 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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