Title

The piano works by Aurelio de la Vega: Analysis and discussion

Date of Award

1998

Availability

Article

Degree Name

Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)

First Committee Member

Teresa Escandon, Committee Chair

Abstract

This study focuses on the analysis and discussion of the solo piano works of a Cuban-American composer: Aurelio de la Vega. The study examines the composer's creative activity, the different periods in his compositional styles, and his role as an educator and musicologist. The works examined are Prelude No. 1 (1944), Prelude No. 2 (1944), Prelude No. 3 (1944), Rondo (1948), Epigram (1953), Danza Lenta (1956), Toccata (1957), Minuet (1957), Antinomies (1967), and Homenagem (1987).The study also includes a historical perspective of the Cuban music before and up to de la Vega's time and a biography of the composer.

Keywords

Biography; American Studies; Music

Link to Full Text

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