International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

A Meticulous Examination of the First Movement Musingly from Benjamin Britten’s Nocturnal after John Dowland Op. 70: The Critique of the Musical Interpretations Between the Three Renowned Classical Guitarists

This study attempts to examine the different interpretations among the couple of world class performers based on the same exact piece of music. Benjamin Britten’s Nocturnal Op. 70 after John Dowland is a highly respected piece of music written for the classical guitar that is the prime reason for why it has been selected to serve as the core of this study. Three various recorded interpretations of the first movement Musingly by Julian Bream, Sharon Isbin and Jeremy Jouve are evaluated in measure to measure detail. This examination includes the comparison between accuracy, coherency, articulation, phrasing, dynamics, and timbre.

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