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A stylistic analysis of and performance suggestions for Robert Muczynski's Second Piano Sonata, Opus 22
by Lim, Rebecca Hee-Jung, M.M., California State University, Long Beach, 2017, 31; 10263622
Abstract (Summary)

Robert Muczynski (1929-2010), a 20th century American composer-pianist, wrote three piano sonatas. This document will examine his Second Piano Sonata, Op. 22. to familiarize the reader with this lesser-known work. This document includes a stylistic analysis of his Second Piano Sonata, including a formal, melodic, harmonic, rhythmic and textural analysis with detailed performance suggestions based on the author’s personal experience for pianists who are exploring Muczynski’s piano works, especially that which focuses on his second sonata.

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Advisor: Chou, Shun-Lin
Commitee: Richey, Craig, Shockley, Alan
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 56/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Music
Keywords: Muczynski, Robert
Publication Number: 10263622
ISBN: 978-0-355-06653-1
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