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The Five Sonatinas for Piano by Walter Saul: A Recording and a Guide for Teachers and Performers


Abstract This research concentrates on the five sonatinas for piano by Walter Saul. It consists of a recording and a document providing musical analyses and performance guides to these sonatinas.

The purpose of the research is to introduce Walter Saul’s five sonatinas, composed from 1998 to 2015. Walter Saul is a gifted living American composer and pianist. He has written a quantity of piano music intended for study by young performers. His five sonatinas, in traditional sonata forms, use a variety of compositional techniques, including twelve-tone rows, jazz elements, modulations, modes, scales, and contrapuntal procedures. Performers may find that the analyses in this document are useful in understanding these pieces. The guides are lik... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Yun, Ahyeon (Author) / Cosand, Walter (Advisor) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / American Composer / Contemporary Music / Performance Guide / Piano / Sonatinas / Walter Saul
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 96 pages
Language English
Copyright
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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Description APPENDIX B: A RECORDING OF FIVE PIANO SONATINAS OF WALTER SAUL BY AHYEON YUN, PIANO