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Miklós Rózsa's Theme, Variations, and Finale A Guide for Performers


Abstract Hungarian composer, Miklós Rózsa, is primarily known for his career as a film composer, but he wrote over forty-five pieces for the concert hall. The most famous of these works, Theme, Variations, and Finale, was composed in 1933 and premiered the following year, ushering in a long history of performances throughout Europe and abroad in the 1930s and 1940s. This document serves as a guide for performers of Theme, Variations, and Finale by offering biographical information about Rózsa, the compositional history and performance history of the work and recorded legacy, details about its two versions, and a detailed analysis of the score. This document also clarifies important details about the work's performance history, which have previou... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Alpizar, Mark Daniel (Author) / Meyer, Jeffery (Advisor) / Feisst, Sabine (Committee member) / Spring, Robert (Committee member) / Caslor, Jason (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Finale / Miklós / Op. 13 / Rózsa / Theme / Variations
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 48 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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