Dec 19, This lecture-recital deals with the two percussion sextets of Carlos Chavez. Each of the compositions is analyzed by examining compositional. Aspects of Two Major Works for Percussion Ensemble: Toccata by Carlos Chavez and Cantata para America Magica by Alberto. Ginastera, A Lecture Recital. Toccata for Percussion Instruments: Carlos Chávez: The Toccata for percussion instruments () is scored for 11 types of percussion instruments, some of.

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Description Last Updated April 18, Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. The first and last movements of the three-movement work are both in sonata formduring which the composer explores using chave, sustained rolls, syncopated patterns. As such, it is a brilliantly inventive piece, and is a cornerstone of chavsz percussion ensemble repertoire.

Historic Works for Percussion Ensemble. Jazz Latin New Age. The first movement is primarily for drums; the second one casts a mysterious spell with mainly metallic instruments. The UNT Libraries serve the university and community by providing access to physical toccat online collections, fostering information literacy, supporting academic research, and much, much more.


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Toccata for Percussion Instruments (Chávez)

Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. The Toccata is composed for 2 snare drumsIndian drums 1 small and 1 or 2 larger ones2 tenor drumsbass drumclavesmaraca2 suspended cymbalslarge and small gongs2 tubular chimesglockenspielxylophoneand 3 timpanidistributed among six players. For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

The title refers to one of the eighteen fixed festivals of the Aztec otccata, celebrated in the fifth month of each year in honor of Tezcatlipoca the “smoking mirror” or “mirror of fire”. What responsibilities do I have when using this dissertation? Theses and dissertations represent a wealth of scholarly and artistic content created by masters and doctoral students in the degree-seeking process.

Retrieved 9 December About Browse this Collection. Follow the links below to find similar toccats on the Digital Library. Much of the literature composed for this medium has not become part of the standard literature. When Dates and time periods associated with this dissertation.

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More information about this dissertation can be viewed below. The Toccata was one of the first major pieces written for percussion ensemble alone, becoming a cornerstone in rhythmic music. Tambuco Toccata for Percussion Instruments Xochipilli.


Creation Date August An attempt is also made to identify the significance of these works by examining some of the early influences on Chavez’s compositional style both from his native Mexico, and from other composers writing for percussion ensembles. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Therefore it relies on its purely musical expression and formalistic structure. The View From The Edge. Complete Chamber Music, Vol. The selection, substitution, and construction of the necessary instruments for performance are explored. This offers a moment of relaxed interlude before the violent final movement.

Each of the compositions is analyzed by examining compositional characteristics and performance problems. Toccata for percussion instruments”. Both types are combined for the scherzo. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. North Texas State University. Retrieved 22 October