An analysis of W.A. Mozart’s Sonata No. 18 in D Major, K.576, F. Schubert’s Drei Klavierstücke No. 2, D.946, F. Chopin’s Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23, A. Scriabin’s Prelude and Nocturne Op. 9, N. Kapustin’s Concert Etudes Op. 40, Nos. 1 & 5, L. Vierne’s Carillon de Westminster Op. 54 No. 6: theoretic, stylistic and historical background

Abstract

The purpose of this manuscript is to supply extended program notes for a master’s recital performed in partial fulfillment of a master’s degree in April 2022. The pieces under discussion are W.A. Mozart’s Sonata No. 18 in D Major, K.576, F. Schubert’s Drei Klavierstücke No. 2, D.946, F. Chopin’s Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23, A. Scriabin’s Prelude and Nocturne Op. 9, N. Kapustin’s Concert Etudes Op. 40, Nos. 1 & 5, and L. Vierne’s Carillon de Westminster Op. 54 No. 6. Included are full analyses of each piece performed, biographical information on each composer, and brief interpretive and performance-oriented suggestions.

Description

Keywords

Piano, Analysis, History, Performance

Graduation Month

May

Degree

Master of Music

Department

School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Major Professor

Slawomir P. Dobrzanski

Date

2022

Type

Report

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