Master of Music
Department or Program
The purpose of this paper is to provide scholarly program notes for a graduate flute recital performed on April 21, 2018. The composers and pieces examined in this paper are respectively Gabriel Fauré’s Fantaisie, Op. 79, Mario Pilati’s Sonata for flute and pianoforte, Otar Taktakishvili’s Sonata for flute piano, and Edgard Varèse’s Density 21.5. Each chapter provides a brief biographical section and an analysis with performance practice commentary.