Evolution of contemporary college wind band repertoire and programming in the United States: 1800-2010

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dc.contributor Johnson, William Marvin
dc.contributor Biermann, Joanna Cobb
dc.contributor Ratledge, John
dc.contributor Noffsinger, Jonathan S.
dc.contributor Shepard, W. Steve
dc.contributor.advisor Ozzello, Kenneth
dc.contributor.author Bodiford, Kenneth Glenn
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-01T16:35:34Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-01T16:35:34Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.other u0015_0000001_0001078
dc.identifier.other Bodiford_alatus_0004D_11302
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/1560
dc.description Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.description.abstract The wind band has come to be regarded as a premier and distinct performance ensemble, particularly as represented by college and university ensembles. Although the wind band has a military heritage and was, during the first half of the twentieth century, largely conceived of as entertainment, it has evolved to its present status as a unique vehicle worthy of attention by recognized composers. This research was designed to provide an historical perspective on the evolution of contemporary college wind band repertoire in the United States with particular focus on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and extending through the first decade of the twenty-first century. The evolution of wind band/ensemble repertoire in the United States was traced from predominantly orchestral transcriptions to the contemporary era in which wind band compositions are sometimes transcribed for orchestra. Instrumentation was studied from an historical perspective as it related to development of repertoire. The evolution of repertoire comprised the major portion of the research.
dc.format.extent 119 p.
dc.format.medium electronic
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.relation.hasversion born digital
dc.rights All rights reserved by the author unless otherwise indicated.
dc.subject.other Music
dc.title Evolution of contemporary college wind band repertoire and programming in the United States: 1800-2010
dc.type thesis
dc.type text
etdms.degree.department University of Alabama. School of Music
etdms.degree.discipline Music
etdms.degree.grantor The University of Alabama
etdms.degree.level doctoral
etdms.degree.name D.M.A.


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