RESEARCH PAPER FOR A MASTER’S RECITAL OF MUSIC FOR CLARINET: FOR AN ACTOR: MONOLOGUE FOR CLARINET (IN A) BY SHULAMIT RAN, FIVE PIECES FOR SOLO CLARINET BY GORDON JACOB, AND HOMMAGE Á C. M. VON WEBER FROM HOMMAGES FOR SOLO CLARINET BY BÉLA KOVÁCS
Master of Music
Department or Program
Mandat, Eric P.
This research paper will cover the pieces performed by Brandon Louis Keith Spradlin on his graduate recital. This paper will serve as extended program notes for the pieces: For An Actor: Monologue for Clarinet (In A) by Shulamit Ran, Five Pieces for Solo Clarinet by Gordon Jacob, and Hommage Á C. M. Von Weber from Hommages for Solo Clarinet by Béla Kovács. The chapters in this paper will provide general biographical information about each composer as well as an analysis of each piece.