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A Recording, Performance Guide, and Composer Interviews: Six New Original Works for Trios Involving Saxophone, Commissioned for the Rogue Trio and Lotus


Abstract This project includes a recording, composer biographies, performance guides, and composer questionnaires for seven original works commissioned for either the Rogue Trio or Lotus. The members of the Rogue Trio are violinist Kathleen Strahm, saxophonist Justin Rollefson, and pianist Mary Cota. Lotus’s members include Samuel Detweiler, Justin Rollefson, and Kristen Zelenak on saxophone. Both ensembles are based in Tempe, Arizona. All seven original compositions were recorded at Tempest Recording in February of 2018.

The first piece, Four Impersonations (2016), was commissioned by the Rogue Trio and written by Theo Chandler (b.1992) for violin, soprano saxophone and piano. The second piece was written by Spencer Arias (b. 1990) titled He Said ... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Rollefson, Justin David (Author) / Creviston, Christopher (Advisor) / Gardner, Joshua (Committee member) / Norton, Kay (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Justin / Lotus / Rogue / Rollefson / saxophone / trios
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 98 pages
Language English
Copyright
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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Description Dissertation/Thesis
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Description Four Impersonations, Movement I: An outwardly-confident adolescent demanding recognition - Theo Chandler
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Description Four Impersonations, Movement II: A grumpy hermit ignoring the attention of a suitor - Theo Chandler
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Description Four Impersonations, Movement III: A skinny, shy boy standing in the rain - Theo Chandler
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Description Four Impersonations, Movement IV: Subordinates mocking an authority figure - Theo Chandler
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Description He Said There Was No Sound - Spencer Arias
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Description Cabinet Meeting, Movement I: Introduction - Zachary Green
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Description Cabinet Meeting, Movement II: Jared Kushner, mysterious robot - Zachary Green
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Description Cabinet Meeting, Movement III: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, lonesome cowboy - Zachary Green
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Description Cabinet Meeting, Movement IV: Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci, in candid conversation with the New Yorker - Zachary Green
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Description Cabinet Meeting, Movement V: Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education - Zachary Green
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Description Cabinet Meeting, Movement VI: Ben Carson Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Zachary Green
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Description Cabinet Meeting, Movement VII: Attorney General Jeff Sessions, responding to questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee - Zachary Green
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Description As I escape, the water calms - Spencer Arias
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Description Introduction and Toccata - Graham Cohen
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Description Everything that rises - David “Clay” Mettens
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Description Triceratops - Matthew Kennedy