Type of Document Treatise Author Jung, Jae Won (Noella) Author's Email Address email@example.com URN etd-03182007-021023 Title Jascha Heifetz, David Oistrakh, Joseph Szigeti: Their Contributions to the Violin Repertoire of the Twentieth Century Degree Doctor of Musical Arts Department Music, College of Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title Karen Clarke Committee Chair Alexander Jimenez Committee Member Jane Piper Clendinning Committee Member Keywords
- Biography Of Violinists
- Playing Styles
Date of Defense 2007-03-02 Availability unrestricted AbstractThe purpose of this treatise is to examine the contributions of three Twentieth-Century violinists: Jascha Heifetz, David Oistrakh and Joseph Szigeti. The treatise covers their biography, their playing styles, their influence on composers, and their contributions to the violin repertoire.
A large portion of this treatise concentrates on the violinists’ influence on contemporary composers during the process of composition. It quotes various sources, including autobiographies and correspondence between the composers and the violinists.
The treatise also discusses the three violinists’ contributions to the violin repertoire through their own compositions, commissioning of works for the violin, programming and promoting of works they admired, and editing, arranging and transcribing the works of others. Lists of works dedicated to each performer, première dates and places, as well as transcriptions and arrangements are included.
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