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Abstract (summary): Nicholai Kapustin (), a Ukrainian composer whose music amalgamates the Western classical tradition with jazz. Nicholai Kapustin’s Eight Concert Etudes, Op. Reflections on Analysis, Practice, and Performance by. Akane Megumi Okamoto. A thesis submitted in. The music of Nikolai Kapustin has made a minor flurry in the classical music His Eight Etudes, Op, partake of the 19th-century tradition of the concert-etude .

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Variations for piano Op. Ballad for piano Op. Kapustin’s etudes are innovative and noteworthy in that his fusion of classical form with modern idioms of jazz and rock, combined with the technical demands expected of a standard study, have not been previously characteristic of the genre.

Paraphrase on Dizzy Gillespie’s “Manteca” for two pianos, four hands Op. Don’t show me this message again. This analysis is a limited, and by no means exhaustive survey of Kapustin’s etudes for piano.

Intermezzo for piano and orchestra Op. Two Etude-like Trinkets for piano Op. Twenty-four Preludes and Fugues for piano Op. Toccatina for piano Op. The compositions of Nikolai Kapustin born are almost all for pianoeither solo or accompanied. All in all, one of the most enjoyable piano discs I have heard in ages. Impromptu Improvisation for piano Op. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


The purpose of this study is to facilitate further understanding of Kapustin’s works and his mature writing style, and to discuss how these etudes contribute to the existing piano etude repertoire, thus promoting their future accessibility and performance.

Archived from the original on Two-movement Concerto for orchestra Op. Three Etudes for piano No. Concerto for eleven instruments Op. Etude Courte mais Transcendente pour Piano Op. Concert for two pianos and percussion Op. Sinfonietta for orchestra Op. Concertino for piano and orchestra Op.

Concert Etudes (8) Op. 40 Piano

Piece for two pianos and orchestra Op. Good Intention for piano solo Op. Recommended with unquenchable enthusiasm! Rondoletto for piano Op.

Violin Concerto Op. Sonatina for piano Op. Sonatina for viola and piano Op. Fantasia on three children’s songs for orchestra Op. Scherzo for piano Op.

The lack of thorough research and related literature on his works, combined with the difficulty of obtaining his compositions in the West, make this study relevant and a pertinent start to shed more light on the composer and make his works more approachable for contemporary pianists and jazz connoisseurs alike.

Capriccio kapustih piano 4 hands Op. Eight Concert Etudes for piano No. Retrieved from ” https: These two sets of etudes, representative of Kapustin’s unique style, will be examined kspustin a novel, and hopefully accessible, addition to the pianist’s etude repertoire.

Jazz Concert Etudes (8) for piano, Op. 40

Toccata for piano and orchestra Op. Suite for viola, alto-saxophone, piano and bass Op.


Duet for alto-saxophone and cello Op. Sonata for violin and piano Op.

He has written 20 piano sonatassix piano concertiand other compositions for ensembles such kapustij five saxophones kapjstin an orchestra Op. No 8 Prestissimo is similar in style and mood to Nos 1 and 3, but more compact. Suite for piano four pieces for piano Op. Concert Rhapsody for piano and orchestra Op. Piece for trumpet and orchestra Op. Dialogue for solo piano Op. Chorale and Fugue for orchestra Op.

Kapustn piano etudes, in particular, are a considerable contribution to standard etude repertoire that remains understudied. With the positive reception of Kapustin’s music of late, public awareness of his eclectic and original compositional style—the musical marriage of classical formal structures and jazz-based melodic and rhythmic idioms within the Russian pianistic tradition—has greatly increased.

The two sets of etudes included in this study are Kapustin’s Eight Concert Etudes, op. Twenty-Four Preludes for piano Op. Ten Inventions for piano Op. Rainy weather for piano solo Op.

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Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Fantasia for piano Op.

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