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A Program of Study for 21st Century Clarinet Techniques Featuring Five New Compositions for Unaccompanied Clarinet


Abstract As clarinet students progress in their studies, there comes a point at which many are assigned to perform contemporary repertoire that is either overplayed due to accessibility and use in pedagogy, or includes difficult extended techniques like microtones, multiphonics, and more. This project identifies a “gap” in unaccompanied clarinet repertoire and seeks to expand this repertoire by outlining a program of study featuring five newly commissioned unaccompanied clarinet solos through which students can learn both traditional and untraditional techniques. Each of the first four works focus on one aspect of clarinet technique—musicality, the altissimo register, microtones, and multiphonics, respectively—and the final work is a culmination of ... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Meadows, Olivia Lauren (Author) / Spring, Robert S (Advisor) / Gardner, Joshua T (Advisor) / Meyer, Jeffery (Committee member) / Micklich, Albie (Committee member) / Suzuki, Kotoka (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Clarinet / Composition / Music / Pedagogy / Technique / Unaccompanied
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 65 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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Description Dissertation/Thesis
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