Analysis Of Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

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MASTER THESIS PROPOSAL
TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO
BY
BETE-U LOSOU
PYEONGTAEK UNIVERSITY
Submitted to the Faculty of the University of Pyeongtaek in partial fulfilment of the requirements for degree of Master of Arts.
PYEONGTAEK, SEOUL
JUNE 27,2017 TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF EXAMPLES

CHAPTER
1. INTRODUCTION
2. DEVELOPMENT AND MAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ROMANTIC MUSIC
3. VIOLIN PERFORMANCE IN ROMANTIC ERA 3.1 Techniques used during the Romantic Period 3.2 Music Forms of the Romantic Period
4. TCHAIKOVSKY LIFE AND WORKS 4.1 History of the Concerto

5. ANALYSIS OF TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO 5.1 Instrumentation
5.2 Movements and Duration 5.3 Composition 5.4 Performance
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The Tchaikovsky violin concerto is extremely popular and devilishly difficult to play thus carry the label as the pinnacle of the performance career. Tchaikovsky began his violin concerto in March 1878 and completed it on April 11.Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto was greatly affected by violinist Yosif Kotek during the compositional process. Kotek works with Tchaikovsky in the earlier stages of composition and there is also evidence to suggest that Kotek was the inspiration for the conception of the piece. It sprung in desperation but burst in fame. It is packed with Tchaikovsky’s typically exciting Russian tunes and explosive violin stunts.
This essay will help violinist and the students to understand the essence of what made the Romantic music different. This essay will analyse the works of Tchaikovsky violin concerto with the comparison to other Violin concertos of the Classical era in order to reveal the distinctive use of the physical aspects of the violin
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Romanticism led to looser and more extended musical forms, including the symphonic poem, the expressive miniature for piano, the art song in which great emphasis was placed on the music’s detailed expression of the verbal text and the symbolic meanings, the fates of national or religious groups or events in exotic, far-off settings.Another manifestation of Romanticism is found in the exaltation not only of the composer but of the virtuoso performer. A further aspect of Romanticism is found in the search for national identity, often through their history and folk music

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