Eternal Garden: Four Songs for Clarinet and Piano

Expressive Interpretation in David Maslanka’s “Eternal Garden: Four Songs for Clarinet and Piano” (2013)

By |June 10th, 2014|

Dr. Kimberly Wester’s doctoral dissertation on David’s Eternal Garden focuses on the expressive interpretation of the work, providing performance considerations and an overview of research on music and emotion. Biographical information on David is also included with information on his creative process, as well as discussions with the commissioner of the work, Dr. Peggy Dees-Moseley.

Expressive Interpretation in David Maslanka’s […]

Music for an Atomic Age: David Maslanka’s “Eternal Garden: Four Songs for Clarinet and Piano” (2014)

By |June 3rd, 2014|

Dr. Kip Franklin’s doctoral dissertation on David’s Eternal Garden: Four Songs for Clarinet and Piano begins with an overview of David’s life, his compositional style, and the commissioning process for this work. Part two presents a thorough analysis of each of the four songs, followed by transcripts of interviews with the composer and a list of David’s […]