Publication Date

2012-12-12

Availability

Open access

Embargo Period

2012-12-11

Degree Type

Doctoral Essay

Degree Name

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Department

Instrumental Performance (Music)

Date of Defense

2012-11-14

First Committee Member

Pamela McConnell

Second Committee Member

Deborah Fleisher

Third Committee Member

Trudy Kane

Fourth Committee Member

Dennis Kam

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to thoroughly analyze the harp concerto by Reinhold Gliere and to create a performance guide. The present essay contains the biographies of the composer, a brief history of the concerto, and also a brief discussion of the history of sonata form that will help the reader understand the musical form of this concerto. The main portion of this study consists of detailed analyses and a performance guide to the concerto. Theoretical, technical, and stylistic issues are addressed in depth.

Keywords

Harp; Harp Concerto; Reinhold Gliere; Performance Guide; Concerto for Harp and Orchestra

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