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An Annotated Guide to Twenty-First Century Wind Chamber Music

Abstract Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire, written in 1912 for an ensemble of flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello, and voice/narrator (with certain instrumental doublings), has, since its premiere, greatly influenced composers writing chamber music. In fact, this particular instrumentation has become known as the “Pierrot Ensemble,” with variations on Schoenberg’s creation used by Igor Stravinsky, Luciano Berio, and many other composers.

There are many resources devoted to music for chamber winds composed during the twentieth century, including those inspired by Schoenberg’s configuration. Additionally, many sources have comprehensively covered known chamber music composed before 1900. However, there is very little research dedicated to chambe... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Brown, Jr., Fredrick Marcell (Author) / Hill, Gary W (Advisor) / Caslor, Jason (Committee member) / Schmelz, Peter (Committee member) / Stover, Christopher (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Musical composition / chamber music / chamber winds / diversity / wind band / wind chamber music / wind ensemble
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 95 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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