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Romanian Music for Bassoon and Piano: Three New Arrangements and Recordings from the Works of George Enescu and Béla Bartók


The bassoon has the ability to play in varying styles across multiple genres with repertoire spanning from the early Baroque era to the present day. Popular and frequently played pieces for the bassoon, such as concerti by Vivaldi, Mozart, and Weber, are frequently performed in recital, yet the rich musical tradition and repertory of Romanian folk music is seldom performed in the recital hall. The main reason for the shortcoming of this style of music in the bassoon repertoire can be attributed to the sheer lack of prominent composers writing original works for the bassoon in Romania compared to Western Europe.

The purpose of this project is to add Romanian folk music to the bassoon repertoire by arranging and recording three p... (more)
Created Date 2020
Contributor Rice-Misura, Sarah Burnett (Author) / Micklich, Albie (Advisor) / Buck, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Saucier, Catherine (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Arrangment / Bartók / Bassoon / Enescu / Music / Romania
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 108 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2020
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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Description Supplemental Recordings - Appendix D