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A Recording Project Featuring Four Newly Commissioned Pieces For Clarinet

Abstract The primary objective of this research project is to expand the clarinet repertoire with the addition of four new pieces. Each of these new pieces use contemporary clarinet techniques, including electronics, prerecorded sounds, multiphonics, circular breathing, multiple articulation, demi-clarinet, and the clari-flute. The repertoire composed includes Grant Jahn’s Duo for Two Clarinets, Reggie Berg’s Funkalicious for Clarinet and Piano, Rusty Banks’ Star Juice for Clarinet and Fixed Media, and Chris Malloy’s A Celestial Breath for Clarinet and Electronics. In addition to the musical commissions, this project also includes interviews with the composers indicating how they wrote these works and what their influences were, along with any infor... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Case-Ruchala, Celeste Ann (Author) / Gardner, Joshua (Advisor) / Spring, Robert (Advisor) / Hill, Gary (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Schuring, Martin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Fine arts / Performing arts / Clarinet / Commission / Composer / Composition / Modern / Music
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 79 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

  Full Text
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Description Dissertation/Thesis
  01 Duo Mv l.mp3
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Description Duo for Two Clarinets - Movement I
  02 Duo Mv ll.mp3
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Description Duo for Two Clarinets - Movement II
  03 Duo Mv lll.mp3
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Description Duo for Two Clarinets - Movement III
  04 Funkalicious.mp3
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Description Funkalicious for Clarinet and Piano
  05 Star Juice.mp3
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Description Star Juice for Clarinet and Electronics
  06 A Celestial Breath.mp3
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Description A Celestial Breath for Clarinet and Fixed Media