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A Newly Commissioned Work for Cello, A Recording and Performance Practice Guide by Yu-Ting Tseng

Abstract The introduction of a new instrumental piece—specifically Taiwanese—into the cello repertoire is as exciting as it is important. Currently, the majority of works for cello and piano include predominantly Western compositions that is repeatedly taught and performed. Reflections, by Taiwanese composer Ming-Hsiu Yen (Ms. Yen) is a response to this saturation. It is a piece that is both demanding for the performers and entertaining for the audience. Brilliantly written by a composer who has intimate familiarity with both the cello and piano, it is highly suitable for scholarly study and performance.

This document details ensemble issues, interpretative suggestions for both cellist and pianist, and general concepts about the music. The co... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Tseng, Yu-Ting (Author) / Landschoot, Thomas (Advisor) / Rogers, Rodney (Advisor) / Landschoot, Thomas (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Rotaru, Catalin (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / A Newly Commissioned Work for Cello / Cello and Piano / Performance Practice Guide / Recording Project
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 113 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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Description Reflections Recording Movement I Gear
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Description Reflections Recording Movement II Tears of the Angel
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Description Reflections Recording Movement III Spintop
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Description Reflections Recording Movement IV Transformation