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URN etd-0709107-140721
Author Hsun Lin
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Department Music
Year 2006
Semester 2
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title The Study of Leopold Hofmann's Cello Concertos and the performing environments
Date of Defense 2007-06-14
Page Count 133
Keyword
  • Vienna
  • The public concert
  • The cello concerto
  • Leopold Hofmann
  • Abstract The cello concertos of Leopold Hofmann occupied an important position in Vienna between the 1760s-1780s. The total output of seven cello concertos that could be identified of his works were written for the Viennese public concerts. The audience often enjoyed listening to highly virtuosic and the newest works in the public concerts at the time. The purpose of the study will be the cello concertos of Leopold Hofmann and its relations to the Viennese public concerts. This research focuses on the detailed examination of the traits of the seven cello concertos.
    The thesis consists of three chapters, including the introduction and conclusion. The chapter one discusses Leopold Hofmann’s life, his works and his style of composition. He was a popular composer during his time and his fame was known both in Vienna and other big cities. Chapter two focuses on the background of the Vienna in the second half of the eighteenth century, the emergence of the public concerts and the development of the cello concertos during the middle and late eighteenth century. Because of the development of the public concerts in Vienna during the second half of the eighteenth century, there were many opportunities for these concertos to be performed. Chapter three concentrates on the contents of Hofmann’s cello concertos. His concertos show the mature concerto form of the Pre-classic period.
    Advisory Committee
  • Min-Yuan Lin - chair
  • Kheng-Keow Koay - co-chair
  • Shun-Mei Tsai - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2007-07-09

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