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dc.contributor.advisorBodman Rae, Charles-
dc.contributor.advisorKoehne, Graeme John-
dc.contributor.authorRichter, Stephan-
dc.date.issued2018-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/114440-
dc.description.abstractThis submission for the degree of Master of Philosophy in musical composition at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide, consists of a portfolio of original compositions supported by an explanatory exegesis. The central concept for the creative exploration represented by these works is the idea of composing for bowed string instruments, cellos in particular, in a stylistically eclectic manner that will confront classically trained performers with rhythms drawn from a wide range of non-classical and non-European musical traditions. In this sense the project may be regarded as related to a contemporary ‘crossover’ approach, but hopefully without some of the more negative connotations of that problematic marketing term. The five pieces in the portfolio are: Marimbello, for marimba and violoncello; Camino Trio, for piano, violin and violoncello; Trilogy, for an ensemble of 8 to 12 cellos and percussion; Son Montucello, for two cellos; and Kaleidoscope, concerto for two cellos, string orchestra and piano. In addition to the scores presented in Part A, and the exegesis in Part B, there is a DVD containing live recordings of all the pieces. These recordings are integral to the submission, because they embody the performance practice of interpreting the notated rhythms in the appropriate styles.en
dc.subjectmusical compositionen
dc.subjecteclecticismen
dc.subjectcelloen
dc.subjecthybridityen
dc.titleCreative exploration of eclecticism applied to bowed string instruments with special emphasis on cellos: portfolio of original compositions and exegesisen
dc.typeThesesen
dc.contributor.schoolElder Conservatorium of Musicen
dc.provenanceCopyright material removed from digital thesis. See print copy in University of Adelaide Library for full text.en
dc.provenanceThis electronic version is made publicly available by the University of Adelaide in accordance with its open access policy for student theses. Copyright in this thesis remains with the author. This thesis may incorporate third party material which has been used by the author pursuant to Fair Dealing exceptions. If you are the owner of any included third party copyright material you wish to be removed from this electronic version, please complete the take down form located at: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/legals-
dc.description.dissertationThesis (M.Phil.) -- University of Adelaide, Elder Conservatorium of Music, 2018.en
dc.identifier.doi10.25909/5b9a0f0a23528-
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