Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Thomas G. Leslie, Committee Chair
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Graduate Faculty Representative
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I will create a transcription for wind ensemble of the "Overture to The Magic Flute " by WA Mozart. By completing this transcription, a standard orchestral work will be available in comparable quality and difficulty for wind ensemble. Although several simplified and one large concert band transcriptions have been made available during the 20th century, these arrangements were not consistent with late 18th century ideals of size and balance. This transcription will remain loyal to the original work through embracing the ideology of the 18th century musical mind. Through treatises, period writings and performance practice of Mozart's time, I will create a transcription that is both authentic and employs 21st century knowledge of the wind ensemble capability.
Austria; Eighteenth century; Magic Flute; Overture; Transcription; UNLV; Wind ensemble; Wind orchestra; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Stewart, Teresa Corinne, "Justifications of a 21st century wind ensemble transcription of Mozart's "Overture to The Magic Flute" based upon late eighteenth century ideology" (2009). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. 159.
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