As one of the composers living in an era filled with innovations, Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov (1855-1914) has been relatively ignored by scholars and pianists to date. He is an unusual composer with multiple characteristics: solitary but expressive, talented but indolent. His compositional style never lacked critics—especially with respect to his persistent preference of miniatures. Nonetheless, his piano works embody the breathtaking beauty of the composer’s independent musical ideas and colorful musical language.
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- Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2018Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-66)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Music