Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A Transcription for Wind Ensemble of Suite I from Johann Hermann Schein's Banchetto Musicale (1617)
by McFarland, Bruce E., D.A., Ball State University, 2018, 108; 10830270
Abstract (Summary)

This dissertation presented a transcription for modern-day wind ensemble of Suite I from Banchetto Musicale (1617) by Johann Hermann Schein. Included is: a brief history of the use of transcriptions in the wind ensemble literature; a discussion about the purpose of transcriptions in the wind ensemble repertoire; a brief biography of Johann Hermann Schein, establishing his position in music history; a description of the importance of the Banchetto Musicale in the history of music; and an analysis of Suite I describing how the variation principle is applied, with transcription and conducting considerations, for the Padouana, Gagliarda, Courente, Allemande, and Tripla.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Nagel, Jody, Caneva, Thomas
Commitee: Hand, Caroline, Hedin, Eric, Van Hof, Chris
School: Ball State University
Department: School of Music
School Location: United States -- Indiana
Source: DAI-A 79/12(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Music
Keywords: Banchetto Musicale 1617, History of transcriptions, Purpose of transcriptions, Schein, Johann Hermann, Variation principle in Suite I, Wind ensemble
Publication Number: 10830270
ISBN: 9780438238619
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