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Author: Decker, Bradley D

Title: Preserving the Fragment: Techniques and Traits of Franco Donatoni's Joyous Period (1977 to 2000)

Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Begun: March 2003

Completed: January 2006


After overcoming struggles with his own mental health and personal doubt in his early career, Italian composer Franco Donatoni subsequently enjoyed a period of creativity and output in the last twenty-five years of his life, beginning around 1977 and ending with his death in 2000, and resulted in what he himself referred to as his

Keywords: Donatoni, Refrain, Omar, Etwas, Lem, Lame, Ausdruck, depression, codes,


Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Donatoni


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