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dc.contributor.advisorMurdock, Katherineen_US
dc.contributor.advisorManzo, Anthonyen_US
dc.contributor.authorAlger, Shawnen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-09T06:33:06Z
dc.date.available2016-02-09T06:33:06Z
dc.date.issued2015en_US
dc.identifierhttps://doi.org/10.13016/M2ZT6W
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/17354
dc.description.abstractThe double bass, in its modern incarnation, dates from the late nineteenth century, which means that any performer wishing to play solo music from an earlier era must resort to transcriptions. For modern bassists wishing to play music from the Baroque era, the options of existing transcriptions are severely limited. Currently a handful of composers dominate the landscape of baroque music for double bass, and the music tends to borrow from either violin or cello repertoire. The fact of the matter is that Baroque music is tremendously underrepresented when compared against the entire oeuvre of available music for the double bass. This dissertation will present a collection of transcriptions from viola da gamba literature in a variety of styles and genres in order to illustrate the potential this music has for expanding the baroque repertoire for double bass. The scope of this paper will include solo music with accompaniment, unaccompanied transcriptions, and music for two and four basses. In transcribing these works I have kept as close to the original manuscripts and publications as possible with regards to bowing and notation. Deviations from the original have been clearly marked so that modern performers may decide for themselves how faithfully to reproduce what the composer wrote. It will also serve as a starting point toward reinventing this wonderful body of music that has heretofore been taken for granted.en_US
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dc.titleTranscribing Viola da Gamba Literature for the Modern Double Bassen_US
dc.typeDissertationen_US
dc.contributor.publisherDigital Repository at the University of Marylanden_US
dc.contributor.publisherUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md.)en_US
dc.contributor.departmentMusicen_US
dc.subject.pqcontrolledMusicen_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledBaroqueen_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledBassen_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledGambaen_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledTranscriptionen_US


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