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Stravinsky for Guitar Quartet


Abstract This project is an arrangement of three movements from Igor Stravinsky's most famous and beloved ballets for performance by classical guitar quartet. The movements arranged were "Augurs of Spring" from The Rite of Spring (1913), "Russian Dance" from Petrouchka (1911), and "Infernal Dance of All Kastchei's Subjects" from The Firebird (1910). Because the appeal of this music is largely based on the exciting rhythms and interesting harmonies, these works translate from full orchestra to guitar quite well. The arrangement process involved studying both the orchestral scores and Stravinsky's own piano reductions. The sheet music for these arrangements is accompanied by a written document which explains a... (more)
Created Date 2016-05
Contributor Sample, Katherine Elizabeth (Author) / Koonce, Frank (Thesis Director) / Lake, Brendan (Committee Member) / Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts / School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences / School of Music / Barrett, The Honors College
Subject Guitar / Rite of Spring / Music / Firebird / Stravinsky / Arrangement / Petrouchka
Series Academic Year 2015-2016
Type Text
Extent 41 pages
Language English
Copyright
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Collaborating Institutions Barrett, the Honors College
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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  Stravinsky Infernal Dance.wav
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  Sample_K_Spring_2016.pdf
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