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An Adaptation of the Viola Sonatas of Julius Röntgen for Clarinet and Piano


Abstract The purpose of this project is to add to the repertoire of clarinet music written in the Romantic style. While there are some pieces written by composers such as Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Max Reger, and a few others, it pales in comparison to the amount of highly regarded clarinet music written in the twentieth century. For this project, the three viola sonatas of Julius Röntgen have been adapted for clarinet and piano. Though these pieces were composed in 1924 and 1925 at the height of the expressionist movement, they are written in the late-Romantic style, with chromaticism and rhythmic intricacies akin to the clarinet sonatas of Johannes Brahms, with whom Röntgen had a friendship. I believe that these pieces can serve as an alter... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Thompson, Anthony Martin (Author) / Spring, Robert S (Advisor) / Hill, Gary (Committee member) / Rockmaker, Jody (Committee member) / Schuring, Martin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 143 pages
Language English
Copyright
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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