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The purpose of this project is to provide historical background, formal and thematic analysis, and technical performance considerations for selected works by female composers for chamber wind ensemble. Chapter 1 introduces the project, providing the rationale, the selection process for included compositions, and a summary of conventions utilized throughout the text. Chapters 2 through 5 each explore one of the following works and composers: Dixtuor pour instruments à vent by Claude Arrieu, Dos Danzas Latinas by Nancy Galbraith, Arsenal of Democracy by Julia Wolfe, and Wind Sinfonietta by Ruth Gipps. This document may be utilized by directors and/or conductors of academic or professional chamber ensembles to facilitate preparation of these works, thereby promoting an increasing number of performances for these distinguished compositions.
A Dissertation submitted to the College of Music in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
Includes bibliographical references.
Richard Clary, Professor Directing Dissertation; Jane Piper Clendinning, University Representative; David Patrick Dunnigan, Committee Member; Steven Kelly, Committee Member; Clifford Madsen, Committee Member.
Florida State University
Douty, M. S. (2019). A Conductor's Guide to Selected Works by Female Composers for Chamber Wind Ensemble. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/2019_Summer_Douty_fsu_0071E_15145