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dc.contributor.advisor Roscigno, John A. en
dc.contributor.author Arakelyan, Tigran en
dc.date.accessioned 2013-05-28T17:09:10Z en
dc.date.available 2013-05-28T17:09:10Z en
dc.date.copyright 2013 en
dc.date.issued 2013-05-28 en
dc.date.submitted 2013-05 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.2/3140 en
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (pages 29-29) en
dc.description California State University, Northridge. Department of Music. en
dc.description.abstract The Graduate Project in Orchestral Conducting for Tigran Arakelyan consisted of rehearsals and a performance of Aram Khachaturian's Masquerade Suite with California State University, Northridge Symphony Orchestra. The performance took place at Plaza del Sol Performance Hall on the campus of California State University Northridge on October 5, 2012. Masquerade Suite was chosen after consultation with Dr. John Roscigno, Director of Orchestral Studies at CSUN. The paper will discuss the rehearsal process, relation of the piece to the play, and score study. Prior to studying the score the conductor first listened to a number of recordings with different interpretations. Although most recordings had a similar approach to this piece it was interesting to notice slight differences in tempo and articulation. In preparation the conductor went through the score, analyzing and predicting possible problem areas for the orchestra as well as specific instruments. It is also important to go through the score and practice the physical gestures in sections that might be problematic for the conductor such as ritardando, accelerando, and multiple meter areas. Unlike an instrumentalist the conductor has to be 100% ready for the performance prior to the first rehearsal. There are numerous audio and video recordings therefore the conductor should not have any problems with gestures or interpretation. With all of the score study and preparations done the conductor is able to confidently work with the orchestra knowing all aspects of the music. If members of the orchestra dedicate the time in preparing their respective parts after each rehearsal the orchestra will achieve a positive result. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Tigran Arakelyan en
dc.format application/pdf en
dc.format.extent v, 29 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en
dc.subject orchestral en
dc.subject Aram Khachaturian en
dc.subject orchestra en
dc.subject Northridge en
dc.subject conductor en
dc.subject music director en
dc.subject conducting en
dc.subject music en
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Music. en
dc.title Aram Khachaturian's masquerade suite; rehearsals and performance en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.date.updated 2013-05-28T17:09:10Z en
dc.contributor.department Music en
dc.description.degree M.M. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Kirov, Milen T. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Marinescu, Liviu en
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