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A Pedagogical Guide to the Teaching of Selected Transcriptions of Trombonist Ralph Sauer (b. 1944): Annotations, Exercises, and Recording

Abstract The purpose of this project was to provide a pedagogical resource for students and teachers that highlights selected transcriptions of former Los Angeles Philharmonic principal trombonist Ralph Sauer (b. 1944), and how those works can be used in an applied instruction setting. The compositions include Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances, Debussy’s Syrinx, Pergolesi’s Sinfonia in F, Sonata in B-flat by Mozart, and Saint-Saëns The Nightingale.

The sections dealing with pedagogical concepts are presented as conversationally as possible to facilitate ease of understanding by teachers of any background and level. Educators who are not trombonists or are otherwise not wholly familiar with the presented repertoire can still able to borrow phrasing dir... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Bledsoe, Joshua L (Author) / Humphreys, Jere T (Advisor) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Ericson, John (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Pedagogical / Ralph / Sauer / Transcription / Trombone
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 56 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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