A look at mid-twentieth century oboe composition through the works of Malcolm Arnold and Francis Poulenc

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dc.contributor.advisor Clinch, Timothy
dc.contributor.author Helms, Erin R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-09T15:33:07Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-09T15:33:07Z
dc.date.created 2009 en_US
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/193565
dc.description.abstract This project has shown the compositional style for the oboe between the 20th century composers Malcolm Arnold and Francis Poulenc. By looking at both the Arnold Sonatina for Oboe and Piano and the Poulenc Sonata for Oboe and Piano, one can see that both composers use a attractive ways to highlight the instrument. In his piece, Malcolm Arnold liked to use chromaticism, juxtaposition of opposites, and virtuosity. Francis Poulenc sought to use motivic repetition, exploitation of extremes, and like Arnold: the use of adjacent opposites. This project also sought to discuss the difficulties in performing these works as a guide to future performers. In their composition, both Malcolm Arnold and Francis Poulenc have created masterpieces for the oboe repertoire.
dc.description.sponsorship School of Music
dc.format.extent 23 p. : digital, PDF file, music + 11 audio files (digital, MP3) + 2 sound discs (4 3/4 in.) en_US
dc.source CardinalScholar 1.0 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Oboe music -- 20th century -- History and criticism. en_US
dc.subject.other Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963. Sonatas, oboe, piano.
dc.subject.other Arnold, Malcolm. Sonatinas, oboe, piano op. 28. en_US
dc.title A look at mid-twentieth century oboe composition through the works of Malcolm Arnold and Francis Poulenc en_US
dc.type Creative project (M.M.), 3 hrs. en_US
dc.description.notes Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on Mar. 01, 2010).
dc.description.notes Creative project (M.M.), 3 hrs.
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.M.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1480429 en_US


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