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Compositions for Trumpet by Joseph Turrin: A Historical and Musical Overview

Abstract Joseph Turrin’s compositions for trumpet are frequently performed, and have

become a large part of the trumpet repertoire. His trumpet works are played at events

such as International Trumpet Guild conferences, have been featured with many well-known

orchestras and bands, and are standard recital works. Many of Turrin’s trumpet

works have been performed and recorded by well-established musicians, which include

Philip Smith, Joseph Alessi, David Hickman, Robert Sullivan, Brian Shaw, Thomas

Hooten, Terry Everson, Wynton Marsalis, and Alison Balsom.

This study examines in detail each of Joseph Turrin’s twenty-four published

works for trumpet. Turrin’s pieces include Elegy, Caprice, Concerto for Trumpet, Intrada,

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Created Date 2019
Contributor Albrecht, Christopher (Author) / Hickman, David (Advisor) / Swoboda, Deanna (Committee member) / Stover, Christopher (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Musical composition / Music / Music history / Flugelhorn / Joseph Turrin / New York Philharmonic / Philip Smith / Trumpet / Turrin
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 118 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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