Improvisation, or extemporization, has always played an important role in all
genres of music across the globe. In Western art music alone, improvisation has been used in many settings throughout history, such as composition, public extemporization, and ornamenting existing notated music. Why is it then, that improvisation is not an important part in the education of the Western Art Music tradition?
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- Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2015Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 40-41)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Performance