Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Alvin Wardle


In preparing the Masters recital the writer had three objectives . The writer wished to present an overview of the literature for solo horn, to demonstrate his ability to play music of varied styles and periods, and to show his ability to apply his knowledge of theory and composition. This report is offered as an aid in evaluating the realization of these objectives in the recital as it was performed . This report will discuss each of the pieces performed on the recital. The works for horn will be discussed with respect to their historical place in the literature, to their form and style, and to the preparation for their performance on the recital. Discussion of the original composition will include the procedures used in writing it and in preparing it for performance.

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