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Innovation: Chinese Folk Music Influence in Contemporary Clarinet Repertoire


Abstract Several contemporary clarinet works use Chinese folk music elements from different regions in new compositions to entice listener's and performer's appreciation of Chinese culture. However, to date, limited academic research on this topic exists. This research paper introduces six contemporary clarinet works by six Chinese composers: Qigang Chen's Morning Song, Yan Wang's Mu ma zhi ge (The Song of Grazing Horses), An-lun Huang's Capriccio for Clarinet and Strings Op. 41, Bijing Hu's The Sound of Pamir Clarinet Concerto, Mei-Mi Lan's Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra with Harp and Percussion, and Yu-Hui Chang's Three Fantasias for Solo Clarinet in B-flat. They are examined from different perspectives,... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Feng, Chiao-Ting (Author) / Spring, Robert (Advisor) / Gardner, Joshua (Committee member) / Micklich, Albie (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Schuring, Martin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Chinese / Communication and the arts / Contemporary clarinet music / Folk music / Innovation / Recording
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 239 pages
Language English
Copyright
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Note D.M.A. Music 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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Description Dissertation/Thesis
  01MorningSong.wma
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Description Morning Song
  02Mumazhige(TheSongofGarzingHorses).wma
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Description Mu ma zhi ge (The Song of Grazing Horses)
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Description Capriccio for Clarinet and Strings Op. 41
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Description The Sound of Pamir Clarinet Concerto movement I
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Description The Sound of Pamir Clarinet Concerto movement II
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Description The Sound of Pamir Clarinet Concerto movement III
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Description Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra movement I
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Description Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra movement II
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Description Three Fantasias for Solo Clarinet in B-flat movement I
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Description Three Fantasias for Solo Clarinet in B-flat movement II
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Description Three Fantasias for Solo Clarinet in B-flat movement III