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This is a solo guitar transcription of the first five movements, known as the "Joyous Mysteries," of the Mystery Sonatas by Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, accompanied by a history

This is a solo guitar transcription of the first five movements, known as the "Joyous Mysteries," of the Mystery Sonatas by Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, accompanied by a history of the sonata collection, an analysis of the process of translating a Baroque solo sonata to the guitar, and a guide for performance. The work was chosen because of its significance and popularity within violin repertoire, and the suitability of the solo sonata genre for performance on a guitar. The first section of this project addresses the history and appeal of Biber and the Mystery Sonatas.

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    • 2014
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    • Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2014
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      thesis
    • Includes bibliographical references
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      bibliography
    • Field of study: Music
    • Contains: Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz, 1644-1704. Sonatas, violin, continuo (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek: Mus. Ms. 4123). Selections; arranged

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