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Lauren Bernofsky's Trio for Brass: A Descriptive Analysis and Performer's Guide
by Driscoll, Cory John, D.M.A., The University of Arizona, 2019, 74; 22619967
Abstract (Summary)

Lauren Bernofsky’s, Trio for Brass is a composition that has become a significant piece of repertoire in the brass trio genre because of the attention it has been garnering with regards to critical reviews and performances. The intent of this document is to enhance the knowledge required to prepare the work for a mature, and informed performance. Within this paper, one will find information concerning the formal structure of movements, a descriptive analysis of both melodic and harmonic content, and suggestions for a successful musical presentation. Other components of this document include a practice regimen tailored to the trumpet player, a list compiling original brass trio works from 1971–2008, and a diagram of chordal harmony intonation tendencies to aid players with their aural skills when playing in a chamber group.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Reid, Ed
Commitee: Paiewonsky, Moisés, Shoopman, Chad
School: The University of Arizona
Department: Music
School Location: United States -- Arizona
Source: DAI-A 81/4(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Music theory, Musical composition
Keywords: Analysis, Brass, Horn, Trio, Trombone, Trumpet
Publication Number: 22619967
ISBN: 9781687903297
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