Alkan, the 'orchestral' piano and Concerto for Piano Solo (Homage to Alkan)

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Inglis, B. 2017. Alkan, the 'orchestral' piano and Concerto for Piano Solo (Homage to Alkan). Alkan Society Bulletin.
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TitleAlkan, the 'orchestral' piano and Concerto for Piano Solo (Homage to Alkan)
AuthorsInglis, B.
Abstract

This article explores the idea of orchestral imitation or evocation on the piano. Long an aspect of piano writing and performance, the mechanisms by which such suggestive effects are realised in composition, performance and reception are somewhat under-addressed in the literature, especially the academic literature. The article takes an approach which is partly historical, but also focussed on contemporary practice: starting from examples in Mozart and Alkan and Brendel's (1976) writing on Liszt, I finish with a short discussion of my own Concerto for Piano Solo (Homage to Alkan), published in 2015 and released on CD in 2017.

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LanguageEnglish
PublisherThe Alkan Society
JournalAlkan Society Bulletin
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Print06 Dec 2017
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Deposited19 Feb 2018
Accepted01 Nov 2017
Output statusPublished
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© The Alkan Society. Published article reproduced in this repository (https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/23567/) with permission from the Alkan Society.

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