Date of Last Revision

2017-05-16 10:15:52

Major

Music - Arts

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Date of Expected Graduation

Summer 2017

Abstract

Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961) was an Australian pianist and composer. While highly esteemed during his lifetime, Grainger's music has largely fallen into neglect outside the world of the wind band. However, Grainger left a vast quantity of highly idiomatic and meritorious piano music which deserves greater acceptance. To this end, this paper makes a survey of Grainger's output for piano, to show the merit of his music and prove that it remains relevant even today.

Research Sponsor

Prof. Philip Thomson

First Reader

Dr. Brooks Toliver

Second Reader

Dr. Mark Polanka

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