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Year of Publication


Degree Name

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Document Type

Doctoral Dissertation


Fine Arts



First Advisor

Dr. Jacob Coleman


Given the popularity of Jacques Ibert’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra amongst flautists, and the frequent need to perform the work with a pianist, the high-difficulty threshold of its current reduction for piano may prove to be a potential liability for both soloist and collaborator. For this project, solutions to the complications that arise as a result of the Concerto’s burdensome piano reduction were investigated. This investigation ultimately led to the construction of a carefully reworked version of the original orchestra reduction for piano—i.e., a revision. The purpose of this paper is to explain the editorial choices that went into revising and reconstructing the reduction, as well as to resolve any issues a pianist might have pertaining to its performance.

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Supplemental_Score_1.1.pdf (2791 kB)
Ibert, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (1934 reduction)

Supplemental_Score_1.2.pdf (4255 kB)
Ibert, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (orchestral score, 1934)

Supplemental_Score_1.3.pdf (1719 kB)
Ibert, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, reduction, author’s revised edition (DMA Project, 2022)

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