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A Comparative Study of Selected Recordings of the Etudes of Claude Debussy

Abstract This research paper focuses on selected recordings of the Etudes of Claude Debussy. It provides a comparative study of these recordings.

There are some dissertations on the topic of Debussy’s Etudes. Most of them are about performance-related aspects such as fingerings, pedaling, or technical guidelines. Some of the dissertations examine compositional analyses, discussing harmony, texture, rhythmic structure, motivic development, etc. There also is a dissertation that makes a comparative study of the etude genre in Chopin and Debussy. Since there is no research yet on the recordings of Debussy’s Etudes, this may be a meaningful contribution to research. Debussy’s Douze Études are technically difficult to play, but the technical problems ar... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Jiang, Yuan (Author) / Cosand, Walter (Advisor) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Debussy / Etudes / Recordings
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 92 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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