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B. Ed. (Music), B. Mus. (Hon), Ph.D.

Sohyun Eastham

.: PhD Thesis - Volume 2

Guide To Performance: Explaining Creative Components

Volume 2 provides an historical background for each piece as well as the aims for each recital and a review of the performance. It also provides a rationale for the techniques and strategies in the creative component.


Click on the titles to download the written Creative Component.

For more details or to listen to samples, visit My Recordings.

Click here to download the Introduction or the List of Musical Examples.



Recital 1: September 16th, 1999 (682KB)


1. Sonata in A minor Op. 105 - Robert Schuman (1810 - 1856)


2. Mouvements Perpetuels - Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963) & Jascha Heifetz (1900 - 87)


3. Praeludium und Allegro in the style of Pugnani - Fritz Kreisler (1875 - 1962)


4. Havanaise Op. 83 - Camille Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921)



Recital 2: June 16th, 2000 (629KB)


1. Sonata in A major Op. 162 - Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)


2. Sonata No. 2 in D major Op. 94a - Serge Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)



Recital 3: August 31st, 2001 (746KB)


1. Sonata No.3 in D minor Op. 108 - Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)


2. Three Pieces Op. 42 - Peter Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)


3. Tzigane - Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)




Recital 4: November 20th, 2001 (149KB)


1. Piano Trio No. 5 in D major Op. 70 No. 1 - Ludwig Beethoven (1770 - 1827)



Recital 5: December 10th, 2002 (1027KB)


1. Sonata No. 1 in G major Op.78 - Johannes Brahms (1833 -1897)


2. Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 100 - Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)


3. Scherzo in C minor - Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)



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