Research Paper For A Master's Recital Of Piano: Beethoven's Piano Sonata, Op. 109, Debussy's L'Isle Joyeuse, L. 106, Rachmaninoff's Etude-Tableaux, Op. 39, No. 5, And Chopin's Second Piano Sonata, Op. 35
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The objective of this paper is to provide a comprehensive study of the four works presented in the author’s Masters recital: Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in E major, Op. 109, Debussy’s L’Isle Joyeuse, L. 106, Rachmaninoff’s Etude-Tableaux in E-flat minor, Op. 39, No. 5, and Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35.
Aspects of harmony, structure, character, etc., of all four works are discussed, one work in each chapter. The links in each movement are also discussed in multi-movement works.