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A New Transcription and Performance Guide for J.S. Bach's Flute Partita, BWV 1013, for Solo Double Bass

Abstract The study and performance of J.S. Bach’s music has long been essential for every string musician. A transcription of the Flute Partita in A minor, BWV 1013, is an excellent addition to the double bass repertoire. This paper includes a performance guide that discusses the technical and musical considerations of each movement, and a new transcription for double bass.

Chapter 1 introduces the goals of the paper. Chapter 2 is an overview of the transcription that covers the reasoning behind the bowings, fingerings, note alterations, ornamentation, articulation, and interpretation included in the transcription. Chapters 3 through 6 discuss these technical and musical elements in the context of each movement of the Partita. There are two other... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Wang, Chunyang (Author) / Rotaru, Catalin (Advisor) / Landschoot, Thomas (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / BWV 1013 / Double Bass / J.S. Bach / Transcription
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 77 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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