Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

An examination and interpretation of Passacaglia from Eleven Etudes in the Form of Old Dances, Op. 19. by Ukrainian composer Viktor Kosenko
by Sapienza, Veronika Boychenko, M.M., California State University, Long Beach, 2014, 38; 1569591
Abstract (Summary)

Viktor Kosenko (1896-1938), one of the most significant Ukrainian composers of the first half of the twentieth century, is mostly unknown to the wide circle of listeners beyond Ukraine. This project presents an overview of his most important compositions and life events.

The author provides detailed information on Kosenko's two piano etude cycles, focusing on the interpretation of Passacaglia, the monumental etude from Eleven Etudes in the Form of Old Dances, Op. 19.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Chou, Shun-Lin
Commitee: Doyle, Alicia M., Richey, Craig
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 54/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Music
Keywords: Eleven etudes op. 19, Kosenko, viktor, Neoclassical, Passacaglia, Sapienza, veronika, Ukrainian composer
Publication Number: 1569591
ISBN: 978-1-321-35755-4
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