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A Transcription of Charles Stanford’s Cello Sonata No. 2, Op. 39 for Viola and Piano


Abstract Provided here is a new transcription for viola and piano of Charles V. Stanford's Sonata for Cello and Piano, No. 2, Op. 39. This transcription preserves the original music, but provides new tone color and register possibilities using the viola. In general, there is a lack of solo viola repertoire in the early nineteenth century. Stanford, a romantic composer, writes music using structural forms and harmonic techniques derived from the classical period. In order to introduce violists to the music of Charles Stanford and increase the amount of nineteenth century repertoire for the viola, this transcription of Stanford's Cello Sonata No. 2, Op. 39 is done by making artistic and educated decisions regarding fingerings and bowings, whil... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Park, Sungjin (Author) / Nancy, Buck (Advisor) / DeMars, James (Committee member) / Swartz, Jonathan (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 83 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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