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Title: The art of collaboration (four contrasting compositions) : critical commentary
Author: Clarke, Nigel
Awarding Body: University of Salford
Current Institution: University of Salford
Date of Award: 2007
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This Doctor of Musical Arts submission comprises of two volumes. Volume 1 is a Critical Commentary entitled The Art of Collaboration (Four Contrasting Compositions). Volume 2 contains four contrasting original compositions. Volume 1 is an analysis of the collaborative process that brought the submitted works to realisation. It also contains commercially released recordings on CD of all works, along with programmes and published articles. In Volume 2, there are three works for Symphonic Wind Orchestra and one for Violin and String Ensemble. The first work, Samurai, was composed in 1995 and revised early this year. The second work is The Miraculous Violin, written in 2000 for violinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved and 1 Solisti di Zagreb' string ensemble. The third work composed last year, Black Fire, was written for conductor Dr. Gerald Loren Welker, Peter Sheppard Skaerved and the Alabama Wind Ensemble. The final composition is Fanfares & Celebrations commissioned by the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall for their 150th Anniversary celebration on 1st August 2007. All submitted works have been published, Samurai by Maecenas Music and The Miraculous Violin, Black Fire, and Fanfares & Celebrations by the Studio Music Company.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (D.M.A.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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