Date of Award

1-1-2011

Document Type

Campus Access Thesis

Department

School of Music

Sub-Department

Music Performance

First Advisor

Constance Gee

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to show the formal relationship between Rebecca Clarke's Sonata for Viola and Piano, and William Walton's Concerto for Viola and Orchestra. Chapter 1 in this document contains historical background information on Clarke, Walton, and both of their viola works. Chapter 2 is a full analysis and comparison of Clarke's viola sonata with Walton's viola concerto. Chapter 3 discusses advanced viola technique in both viola works, followed by a conclusion in Chapter 4.

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