An Investigation of selected flute compositions by composers resident in South Africa.
Smith, Ian Wesley Ruthven.
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This research briefly analyses and evaluates selected compositions for flute solo and flute and keyboard in terms of compositional techniques , formal, structure, technical difficulties and problems of performance . The works selected for discussion in this thesis are those of South African-born composers and composers of other nationalities who are resident in South Africa. Six compositions for solo flute and sixteen compositions for flute and keyboard by the following composers have been discussed: Robert Clough Stefans Grove David Hoenigsberg Christopher James Dirk de Klerk David Kosviner Bernard Langley Petrus Lemmer Jacques de Vos Malan Norbert Nowotny Hubert du Plessis Walter Swanson Arthur Wegelin Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph Paul Loeb van Zuilenberg The aim of the research is primarily to discover and promote little known flute compositions by composers resident in South Africa. These works have been graded as to their suitability for either the concert platform or for educational purposes.