Award Date

12-1-2015

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Department

Music

First Committee Member

Dean Gronemeier

Second Committee Member

Timothy Jones

Third Committee Member

Anthony LaBounty

Fourth Committee Member

Janis McKay

Fifth Committee Member

Michael Typo

Number of Pages

82

Abstract

This document is a resource designed to aid performers in preparation of Dean Gronemeier’s Nature Alley, an advanced four-mallet solo for marimba. A biographical sketch of Dean Gronemeier, general overview of the composition, and the seven main themes of Nature Alley are presented within this document. Specific attention will be given to the musical and technical considerations associated with each of the seven themes.

Keywords

Dean Gronemeier; four-mallet; marimba

Disciplines

Music

Language

English


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