AuthorBuys, Brenda Willer
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PublisherThe University of Arizona.
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AbstractLibby Larsen has written three pieces for the bassoon as a featured solo instrument. These pieces are Jazz Variations for Solo Bassoon (1977), Concert Piece for Bassoon and Piano (2008) and full moon in the city (2013). This document examines the origin, style, and form of these works to provide performers further information. Highlighted is Larsen's use of American vernacular elements in the pieces. American vernacular in this document refers to the use of influences derived from American culture, music, and language.
Degree ProgramGraduate College