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Four Contemporary Trumpet Sonatas: A Recording Project and Performer's Guide

Abstract This document accompanies new recordings of four recent sonatas for trumpet and piano. The project’s objective is to promote these works, while providing a comprehensive resource for potential performers. The four sonatas were selected based on their appeal to modern audiences. Composers Brendan Collins, Luis Engelke, William Rowson, and Christoph Nils Thompson each represents a different country, and they offer significant contributions to the trumpet repertoire. Each sonata expertly features the trumpet by highlighting its lyricism, virtuosity, and ability to cross genres.

The accompanying document draws upon interviews with the four composers, which reveal insights into the compositional process and provide details that performers will... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Klein, Garrett Lane (Author) / Hickman, David R (Advisor) / Holbrook, Amy K (Committee member) / Hill, Gary W (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Performing arts / Music theory / Premiere / Recording / Sonata / Trumpet
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 136 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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