Analysis and performance practice of selected works

Mark Aaron Grimm, University of Texas at El Paso


A Thesis that discusses three major works within the percussion repertoire. The pieces are; Northern Lights by Eric Ewazen, Canaries and March by Elliott Carter and Rebonds movement A by Iannis Xenakis. The discussion explains aspects of the theoretical constructs of the works in regards to form, harmonic structure and phrasing as well as the basic performance practice techniques that are necessary in facilitating the performance of the works. The knowledge of the analytical aspects and performance practice techniques are vital to both performers and instructors.

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Recommended Citation

Grimm, Mark Aaron, "Analysis and performance practice of selected works" (2010). ETD Collection for University of Texas, El Paso. AAI1477788.