The following list includes English-language doctoral dissertations completed between 1953-1989, with a supplementary list of dissertations in progress. The list was compiled from Dissertation Abstracts International (DAI) (through June 1989) and Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology (7th cumulative ed., 1984 and 1986-1988 supplements). When available, volume and page numbers for abstracts in DAI are given, followed by order numbers from University Microfilms International. Abstract citations in RILM are added for a few not listed in DAI.
The dissertations selected for this list all include "Beethoven" as a keyword in the title. The majority were completed for degrees in musicology, but dissertations for performance, theory, and education degrees are also included. Taped performances of Beethoven's music have been excluded. For those dissertations comprised of two or three unrelated topics, only that part that deals with Beethoven has been cited.
The dissertations are listed by subject, and no "see references" have been given in cases where a dissertation could be included in more than one category.
Future issues of the Newsletter will list non-English language dissertations and more general dissertations in English that include substantive discussions of Beethoven and his music. We ask for the assistance of our readers in bringing any additions and corrections to our attention, particularly when in-progress dissertations are completed. Please write to the Curator, Beethoven Center, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 95192-0171.
1. History and criticism
Ia. Reception history
Chan, Anne Hui-Hua. Beethoven in the United States to 1865 (Ph.D., Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1976), 238 pp. DAI 38/2:536-A; 77-17308.
Levy, David Benjamin. Early Performances of Beethoven 's Ninth Symphony: a Documentary Study of Five Cities (Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, 1980), 454 pp. DAI 40/10:5243-A; 80-05140.
Wallace, Robin Evan. Contemporaneous Criticism of Beethoven, a case Study in Musical Aesthetics (Ph.D., Yale Univ., 1984),293 pp. DAI 47/6:1924-A. Rev. and pub. as: Beethoven's Critics: Aesthetic Dilemmas and Resolutions During the Composer's Lifetime (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1986). 184 pp.
Ib Performance practice.s
Arm, Theodore Emanuel. An Examination of Selected Excerpts from the Violin I and II Parts of Beethoven, Op. 130, with Suggestionsfor Bowing, Fingering, and Phrasing, and with Detailed Comments (Ph.D.Juilliard School, 1975).
Beers, Deborah Yardley. "Bebung" in Beethoven?: the Meaning and Execution of the Composer's Indications for Change of Fingers on Tied Notes in the Piano Works (D.M.A., Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, 1984), 87 pp. DAI 46/2:294-A; 85-08938.
Goldstein, Joanna. An Analysis of Interpretation in Selected Recorded Performances of Beethoven's "Sonata, Opus 11 !"(Ph.D., New York Univ., 1985), 545 pp. DAl 46/8:2122-A. Rev. and pub. as: A Beethoven Enigma. Performance Practice and the Piano Sonata, Opus 111 (New York: Peter Lang, 1988). 309 pp.
Johansen, Gail Nelson. Beethoven's Sonatas for Piano and Violin, Op. 12, No. 1 and Op 96: a Performance Practice Study (D.MA, Stanford Univ., 1981 ), 120 pp. DAI 42/2:445-A; 81-15843.
McKinney, William Bruce. Gustav Mahler's Score of the Beethoven Ninth Symphony, a Document of Orchestral Performance Practice in the Nineteenth-Century (Ph.D., Univ. of Cincinnati, 1974).
Mueller, Erwin Carl. Ë Tympani Method Based on the Performance Practices of Edward M. Metzenger with an Application of these Practices to the Symphonies of Beethoven and Brahms (DA, Ball State Univ., 1976), 439 pp. DAI 37/10:6l32-A; 77-08659.
Riggs, Robert Daniel. Articulation in Mozart's and Beethoven 's Sonatas for Piano and Violin: Source-Critical and Analytic Studies (Ph.D., Harvard Univ., 1987), 461 pp. DAI 48/11:2760-A; 88-00842.
Todd, Donald Clarke. The Problem of Bowing in the Joachim-Moser Edition of Beethoven's String Quartets (D.MA, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1967), 248 pp. DAI 28/ 8:3214-A; 68-01869.
Upright, Lillian Joan. The Pianist's Wrist: Its Use, "Dis-use, " and Mis-use With Illustrations From Beethoven's Bagatelles (D.M., Univ. of Alberta, Canada, 1988). DAI 49/10:2959-A.
Ic. Special studies
Kagan, Susan. The Music of Archduke Rudolph, Beethoven's Patron, Pupil, and Friend (Ph.D., City Univ. of New York, 1983), 411 pp. DAI 44/5:1236-A. Rev. and pub. under same title (New York: Pendragon Press, 1989). 353 pp.
Kranz, Maria Hinrichs. Max Keger: Piano Variations on Themes of Bach, Beethoven, Telemann (D.MA, American Conservatory of Music, 1985), 83 pp. DAI 46/4:833-A; 85-12583.
Moore, Julia Virginia. Beethoven and Musical Economies (Ph.D., Univ. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, 1987), 656 pp. DAl 48/7:1578-A; 87-21719.
Singleton, Ira Custer. The Rationality of Eighteenth Century Musical Classicism: a Study of the Relationships Between the Rationalistic Philosophies of Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz and the Classicism of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven (Ph.D., New York Univ., 1954), 429 pp. DAl 14/5:842; 00-08012.
II. Studies of the works
IIa. General studies (excluding studies devoted to one genre)
Amato, Bruno. Mutation: an Examination of its Structural Uses in Selected Works of Haydn, Mozart, andBeethoi>en (Ph.D., Princeton Univ., 1974), 77 pp. DAI 35/5:3032-A; 74-25940.
Bakos, Daniel Frank. Recapitulation Preparation in Selected Sonata Form Movements by Beethoven (Ph.D., Ohio State Univ., 1981), 135 pp. DAI 42/5:1842-A; 81-21764.
Barth, George Robert. The Fortepianist as Orator: Beethoven and the Transformation of the Declamatory Style (D.M.A., Cornell Univ., 1988), 146 pp. DAl 49/8:2011-A; 88-21213.
Boyd, Laura Anne. Lecture/Recital: a Discussion of Sonata Form as Exemplified by Beethoven, Brahms, and Prokofiev (Part 1 of 3 parts) (D.M., Northwestern Univ., 1980).
Burns, Ayleen Hilt. An Experimental Investigation of Melodic Contour Recognition in Beethoven Theme and Variations (Ph.D., Ohio State Univ., 1979), 259 pp. DAl 40/7:3611-A; 80-01702.
Chien, Alec F. Tempo Relationships and Temporal Proportions in Beethoven 's Music (D.MAJuilliard School, 1980).
Eversole, James Atlee. A Study of Orchestrational Style Through the Analysis of Representative Works of Mozart and Beethoven (Ed.D., Columbia Univ., 1966), 257pp. DAl 27/9:3072-A; 67-02795.
Garner, Chet H. Principals of Periodic Structure in the Instrumental Works of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven (Ph.D., Univ. of Iowa, 1977), 298 pp. DAI 38/7:3791-A; 77-28456.
Harbinson, William Grady. Beethoven and Schubert: a Comparative Analysis of the Structural Subdominant in Selected Sonata-Form Movements (Ph.D., Florida State Univ., 1982), 181 pp. DAI 43/8:2487-A; 83-01535.
Holstad, Albert John. A Study of the Major Variations of Beethoven 's second Creative Period (Pan 2 of 3 parts) (D.M., Northwestern Univ., 1973).
Korsyn, Kevin Ernest. Integration in Works of Beethoven 's Final Period (Ph.D., Yale Univ., 1983), 245 pp. DAI 45/2-.339-A; 84-11528.
Lieberman, Ira. Some Representative Works from Beethoven 's Early Period Analyzed in Light of the Theories of Ernst Kurth and Kurt von Fischer (D.M.A., Columbia Univ., 1968), 311 pp. DAI 30/4:1588-A; 69-15692.
Lubin, Steve. Techniques for the Analysis of Development in Middle-Period Beethoven (Ph.D., New York Univ., 1974), 200 pp. DAl 35/2:1145-A; 74-18187.
Lutes, Leilani Kathryn. Beethoven's Re-Uses of His Own Compositions, 1782-1826 (Ph.D., Univ. of Southern California, 1974), 617 pp. DAI 36/9:5629-A; 76-05250.
Luxner, Michael David. The Evolution of the Minuet/Scherzo in the Music of Beethoven (Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, 1978), 251 pp. DAI 39/4:1918-A; 78-17561.
Preston, Sandra Elaine. An Investigation into Beethoven's Use of Tonality (Ph.D., Sheffield, 1975).
Schroder, Charles Frederick. Final Periods of Mozart, Beethoven, and Bartok (Ph.D., Univ. of Iowa, 1965), 520 pp. DAl 26/6:3397-A; 65-11656.
Sidorowicz, Alexander Edward. The Proportional and Spatial Analysis of the First Movement Sonata-Allegro Form of Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven (Part 2 of 2 pans) (Ph.D., Kent State Univ., 1981), 191 pp. DAI 42/4:1370-A; 81-20255.
Sterling, Eugene Alien. A Study of Chromatic Elements in Selected Piano Works of Beethoven, Schuhen, Schumann, Chopin, and Brahms (Ph.D., Indiana Univ., 1966), 254 pp. DAI 28/2:714-A; 66-14895.
Trevitt, John. The Role of the Dimished Seventh and Related Phenomena in the Development of Harmonic Dissension from Beethoven to Messiaen, with Special Reference to Claude Debussy (Ph.D., Univ. of East Anglia, Norwich, Great Britain, 1975). RILM 76/1654dd63.
Warch, Willard F. A Study of the Modulation Technique of Beethoven (Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, 1955), 208pp.
Wiesel, Henry Meir. Thematic Unity in Beethoven 's Sonata: Works of the Period 1796-1802 (Ph.D., City Univ. of New York, 1976), 196 pp. DAI 37/3:1292-A; 76-21200.
Zimmerman, Thomas Eugene. A Theory of Diatonic Sets and Its Application to Selected Works of Beethoven (Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan, 1983), 233 pp. DAI 44/10:2924-A; 84-02409.
IIb. Studies on compositional process
Block, Geoffrey Holden. The Genesis of Beethoven 's Piano Concertos in C Major (Op. 15) and B-Flat Major (Op. 19): Chronology and Compositional Process (Ph.D., Harvard Univ., 1979), 2 vols., 879 pp. DAI 43/1:10-A; 82-12767.
Bumpass, Laura Kathryn. Beethoven's Last Quartet: Background and the Autograph Materials; Transcriptions (Ph.D., Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982), 2 vols., 713 pp. DAI 43/9:2824-A; 83-02817.
Campbell, Bruce Benedict. Beethoven's Quartets Opus 59: an Investigation into Compositional Process (Ph.D., Yale Univ., 1982), 359 pp. DAI 47/6:1917-A; 86-19443.
Drabkin, William M. The Sketches for Beethoven 's Piano Sonata in C Minor, Opus 111 (Ph.D., Princeton Univ., 1977), 2 vols., 378 pp. DAl 38/1:16-A; 77-14236.
Frolich, Martha Jane. Beethoven's Piano Sonatas Op. 57 and Op. 54: a Study of the Manuscript Sources (Ph.D., Ramat-Gan Univ., 1988).
Greenfield, Donald Tobias. Sketch Studies for Three Movements of Beethoven 's String Quartets, Opus 18, No. 1 and2 (Ph.D., Princeton Univ., 1983), 514 pp. DAI 43/9:2825-A; 83-03994
Hermann, Herbert Alien. An Analytical Comparison of Editions of the Sonata Opus 10, No. 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven (Part 2 of 3 parts) (Ph.D., Indiana Univ., 1963).
Johnson, Douglas Porter. Beethoven's Early Sketches in the "Fischhof Miscellany": Berlin Autograph 28 (Ph.D., Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1978), 2 vols., 1267 pp. DAl 39/9:5199A. Rev. and pub. under same title (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1980). 2 vols.
Kallick, Jenny L. A Study of the Advanced Sketches and Full Score Autograph for the First Movement of Beethoven 's Ninth Symphony, Opus 125 (Ph.D., Yale Univ., 1987), 364 pp. DAI 49/2:164-A; 87-29084.
Kinderman, William Andrew. Beethoven 's "Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli": Genesis and Structure (Ph.D., Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1980), 2 vols., 281 pp. DAl 42/3:908A Rev. and pub. as: Beethoven 's Diabelli Variations (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987). 220 pp.
Knowles, John Keith. The Sketches for the First Movement of Beethoven 's Seventh Symphony (Ph.D., Brandeis Univ., 1984), 3 vols., 949 pp. DAI 45/8:2297-A; 84-20777.
Kramer, Richard A. The Sketches for Beethoven's Violin Sonatas, Opus 30: History, Transcription, Analysis (Ph.D., Princeton Univ., 1974), 3 vols., 659 pp. DAI 35/2:1144-A; 74-17468.
Marston, Nicholas John. The Sketches for Beethoven 's Piano Sonata in E, Opus 109 (Ph.D., Corpus Christi, Cambridge, 1986), 3 vols.
Meredith, William Rhea. The Sources for Beethoven 's Piano Sonata in E Major, Opus 109 (Ph.D., Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985), 2 vols, 727 pp. DAl 46/11:3187-A; 85-27217.
Taub, Robert. The Autograph of the First Movement of Beethoven's Piano Trio, Op. 70, No. 1 (D.MA Juilliard School, 1981).
Timbrell, Charles Wilkinson, Jr. Beethoven's Opus 111: a Study of the Manuscript and Printed Sources, with a New Critical Edition (D.M.A., Univ. of Maryland, 1976), 2 vols., 266 pp. DAI 37/6:3263-A; 76-27404.
Winter, Robert S., III. Compositional Origins of Beethoven 's String Quartet in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131 (Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago, 1978). DAI 30/4:1923-A. Rev. and pub. as: Compositional Origins of Beethoven's Opus 131 (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1982). 384 pp.
Anderson, John Drummond Brass Scoring Techniaues in the Symphonies of Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms (Ph.D., George Peabody College for Teachers, 1960), 385 pp. DAI 21/8:2315-A; 60-05858.
Bailey, Jim. The Development of the Violoncello section as a Lyric Melodic Color in the Symphonies of Beethoven and Schubert (D.M.A., Univ. of Kansas, 1984).
Cory, William Michael. Franz Liszt's "Symphonies de Beethoven: Partitions de Piano. " (D.M.A., Univ. of Texas at Austin, 1981 ), 2 vols., 178 pp. DAI 42/3:907-A; 81-19243.
Graham, Lowell E. Interpretation of the Fifth Symphony of Beethoven (D.MA, Catholic Univ. of America, 1977).
Holt, Marilyn Barnes. Developmental Procedures in the Sonata Form Movements of the Symphonies of Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Schumann (Ph.D., case Western Reserve Univ., 1973), 359 pp. DAI 34/12:7807-A; 74-02526.
Hornibrook, W. Wallace. Conductor's Analysis of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (D.MA, Indiana Univ., 1978), 161 pp. RILM 78/1698dd52.
Levis, William Henry. A Comparison of the Orchestration of the Subordinate Themes in the First Movements of the Symphonies of Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Schumann (D.MA, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, 1973), 244 pp. DAI 34/3:1314-A; 73-19727.
Steunenberg, Tom B. Rhythmic Continuity in Slow Movements from Beethoven 's Symphonies (Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, 1955).
White, Darwin Gayle. Woodwind Scoring Practices in the Symphonies of Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Berlioz From 1800 to 1840 (Ph.D., George Peabody College for Teachers, 1971), 996 pp. DAI 32/4:2126-A; 71-26223.
Friedman, Richard Marc. The Original Cadenzas in the Piano Concertos of Beethoven: an Analysis (Ph.D., Boston Univ., 1989), 313 pp. DAI 49/9:2442-A; 88-20460.
Fuery, Charles Patrick. Beethoven s Fourth Piano Concerto Op. 58. its Strategy and Design, an Analytic and Performance Practice Study (D.M.A., Stanford Univ., 1984), 178 pp. DAI 45/6:1567-A; 84-20648.
Ginsberg, Marc. An Evaluation of Cadenzas for Beethoven's Violin Concerto, Provided by Nine Violinists and Composers (Ph.D.,Juilliard School, 1971 ).
Palmer, Fred E. A Comprehensive Performance Project in Violin Literature and an Essay on Selected Cadenzas for the Beethoven Violin Concerto in D-Major, Opus 61 (D.M.A., Univ. of Iowa, 1974), 310 pp. DAI 35/7:4598-A; 75-01288.
Rust, Ezra Gardner. The First Movements of Beethoven's Piano Concertos (Ph.D.,Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1970), 393 pp. DAI 31/ 10:5452-A; 71-09908.
Rutman, Paul. An Examination of Cadenzas to Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major," Op. 58, with an Original Cadenza (Ph.D., Juilliard School, 1974).
IIe. String quartets
Beeson, Colin. Rhythm in Beethoven 's String Quartets (Ph.D., Univ. of Reading, U.K., 1976), 192 pp. DAI 49/1:8-A; BRD-80172.
Crotty, John Edward. Design and Harmonic Organization in Beethoven 's String Quartet, Opus 13 J (Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, 1986), 215 pp. DAI 47/4:1104-A; 86-11800.
De Kenessey, Sterania Maria. The Quartet, the Finale and the Fugue: a Study of Beethoven 's Opus 130/133 (and) "Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano" (Ph.D., Princeton Univ., 1984), 341 pp. DAI 44/11:3198-A; 84-05109.
Dougherty, William Patrick. An Examination of Semiotics in Musical Analysis: the Neapolitan Complex in Beethoven's Op. 131 (Ph.D., Ohio State Univ., 1985), 285 pp. DAI 46/9:2479-A; 85-26169.
Fisher, John Frederic. Cyclic Procedures in the String Quartet from Beethoven to Bartok (Ph.D., Univ. of Iowa, 1981 ), 235 pp. DAI 42/5:1844-A; 81-23319.
Lindeman, Timothy H. Strategies of Sonata Form in the First Movements of the Beethoven String Quartets (Ph.D., Indiana Univ., 1987), 220 pp. DAI 48/10:2484-A; 87-27551.
Spinosa, Frank. Beethoven and Bartok: a Comparative Study ofMotivtc Techniques in the Later Beethoven Quartets and the Six String Quartets of Bela Bartok (D.M.A, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1969), 214 pp. DAI 31/2:791-A; 70-13499.
IIf. Other chamber music
Bosworth, Richard. The Beethoven Piano Trio, Op 97 ("Archduke") in Light of the "Great Rosen-Blume Debate. " (D.M., Indiana Univ., 1987).
Boyd, Laura Anne. Lecture/Recital, a Commentary and Analysis of Beethoven's "Kreutzer" Sonata (Pan 2 of 3 pans) (D.M., Northwestern Univ., 1980).
Hiebert, EIfrieda Franz. The Piano Trios of Beethoven: an Historical and Analytical Study (Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin, 1970), 407 pp. DAI 31/10:5447-A; 70-22652.
Little, Robert Dayton. Trio, Op. 38, in E-Flat Major for Piano, Clarinet, and Cello, After the Septet, Op. 20, by Ludwig van Beethoven (D.M.A., Catholic Univ. of America, 1980).
Ohlsson, Eric Paul. The Quintets for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven (D.M.A., Ohio State Univ., 1980), 130 pp. DAI 41/7:2823-A; 81-00098.
Schwager, Myron August. Beethoven's Arrangements, the Chamber Works (Ph.D., Harvard Univ., 1971), 2 vols., 256 pp. RILM 76/10700dd27.
Smith, Robert Ludwig. A Study of Instrumental Relations: the Piano Trios of Beethoven (Ph.D., Florida State Univ., 1971), 78 pp. DAI 33/2:779-A; 72-21331.
Szabo, Edward Joseph. The Violoncello-Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven (E.D., Columbia Univ., 1966), 149 pp. DAI 31/1:418-A; 70-12530.
IIg. Piano sonatas
Amstutz, Peter. Arietta. Aspects of Variation Form and Style in Beethoven 's Piano Sonata in G Minor, Op. 111 (D.M.A., Peabody Conservatory, 1977), 248pp.
Bilson, Malcolm. The Emergence of the FantasyStyle in the Beethoven Piano Sonatas of the Early and Middle Periods (D.M.A., Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968), 184 pp. DAI 29/2:623-A; 68-12082.
Bliss, Russell Adams, Jr. A Recital of Three Late Beethoven Pianoforte Sonatas: Opus 109, Opus 110, Opus 111 (Ed.D., Columbia Univ., 1966), 42 pp. DAI 27/9:3070-A; 67-02784.
Carr, Cassandra Irene. Wit and Humor as a Dramatic Force in the Beethoven Piano Sonatas (Ph.D., Univ. of Washington, 1985), 309 pp. DAI 47/4:1104-A; 86-13148.
Chase, Howard Randolph. Tonality and Tonal Factors in the Piano Sonatas of Beethoven (Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan, 1953), 200 pp. DAI 13/3:408-A; 00-05021.
Doran, Thomas Clifton. Sonata Form and Other Formal Structures in the Early Piano Sonatas of Beethoven (Pan 2 of 3 parts) (Ph.D, Northwestern Univ., 1969).
Drake, Kenneth Oscar. A Study of the Beethoven Piano Sonatas in the Light of Evidence Provided by Beethoven 's Pupils (D.M.A., Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1970), 416 pp. DAl 31/ 5:2419-A; 70-20953
Dreyfus, Kaye. Beethoven 's last Five Piano Sonatas: a Study in Analytical Method (Ph.D., Melbourne, 1972).
Evenson, Judith Joan Ungrodt. Macro-form in American Piano Sonatas, 1901-1965.a Comparison with Piano Sonatas of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven (Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, 1969), 285 pp. DAI 30/6:2558-A; 69-19778.
Fritsch, Michael F. Beethoven 's Last Piano Sonatas as Fantasy Sonatas (D.M., Northwestern Univ., 1987), 159 pp. DAI 48/9:2188-A; 87-22555.
Griffitt, Lorna Belle. The Musical and Technical Difficulties Encountered in the Study of Beethoven 's "Sonata in A Major, " Opus 101 (D.M, Indiana Univ., 1986).
Hopper, Kenneth Wayne. The Place of Opus Thirty-One Among Beethoven 's Piano Sonatas (Part 2 of 3 parts) (D.M., Northwestern Univ., 1974).
Juel-Larsen, Fetter. A Study of Left-Hand Techniques in the Piano Sonatas of Mozart and Beethoven (Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, 1956).
Kennemer, Hubert Clarence, Jr. The Expansion of the Keyboard Range in the Solo Piano Sonatas of Beethoven (D.M.A., Univ. of Texas at Austin, 1970), 75 pp. DAI 32/7:4046-A; 72-02294.
Lorince, Frank Edell, Jr. A Study of Musical Texture in Relation to Sonata-Form as Emdenced in Selected Keyboard Sonatas from C.P.E. Bach Through Beethoven (Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, 1966), 646 pp. DAI 27/1:223-A; 66-05424.
O'Donohue, Dierdre Ann. The Concept of Unity and Uniqueness in the Multi-Movement Works of Beethoven: an Analysis of the Selected Piano Sonatas Opus 31, No. 3 and Opus 57 (Ph.D., New York Univ., 1987), 195 pp. DAl 48/6:1352-A; 87-20136.
Pickett, John Francis. An Historical Perspective, Analysis and Performance Aspects of Beethoven's Piano Sonata, Op. 27, No. 1 (D.M., Indiana Univ., 1985).
Ralph, Bobbie Jeffers. A Study of the Use of Contrapuntal Techniques in Selected Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven (D.Mus.Ed., Univ. of Oklahoma, 1970), 205 pp. 31/6:2960-A; 70-23989.
Shamgar, Beth Friedman. The Retransition in the Piano Sonatas of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven (Ph.D., New York Univ., 1978), 251 pp. DAI 40/2:534-A; 79-12324.
Sturgis-Everett, Barbara Ann. The First Movements of Beethoven 's "Piano Sonata in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1 "andHis "String Quartet in F Major, Op. 14, No. 1 ". a Critical Comparison (D.M.A, Univ. of Cincinnati, 1986), 92 pp. DAI 47/8:2795-A; 86-27612.
IIh. Other piano music
Da Roza, Natalia. Ludwig van Beethoven: "33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120, " a Lecture Recital (D.M.A. North Texas State Univ., 1972), 35 pp. DAI 33/11:6388-A; 73-12911.
Pagano, Caio Cesar. A Study of the Diabelli Variations, Op. 120 by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) (D.M.A., Catholic Univ. of America, 1984).
Shumway, Jeffrey Lafe. A Comparative Study of Representative Bagatelles for the Piano Since Beethoven (D.M., Indiana Univ., 1982), 98 pp. RILM81/1668dd63.
Webster, Michael Fanning. Transcriptions for Clarinet and Piano from Original Music for Piano, Four Hands, by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Schumann (D.M.A, Univ. of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, 1975), 2 vols., 440 p. DAI 36/5:2485-A; 75-26151.
Whalen, John Robert. Influence of the Dance on the Small Piano Works of Beethoven (Pan 1 of 2 parts) (Ph.D., Indiana Univ., 1969).
IIi. Vocal music
Plucker, Robert Elvin. Beethoven and the Song Cycle (Pan 1 of 3 parts) (D.MA, Univ. of Washington, 1969), 193 pp. DAl 30/5:2064-A; 69-18309.
Seelig, Timothy Garrett. Six Odes by CF. Geliert Set by C.P.E. Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven: a Comparative Analysis (Lecture-Recital) (D.M.A., North Texas State Univ., 1987), 65 pp. DAI 48/8:1927-A; 87-23784.
Stoltzfus, Fred Alan. A Conductor's Analysis of "Mass in C, Op. 88" by Ludwig van Beethoven (D.MA, Univ. of Iowa, 1980).
Dissertations in Progress
Anderson, Robert Clark. Cells as Determinants of Overall Structure in the Late Piano Sonatas of Beethoven (Ph.D., Washington Univ.).
Caldicott, Anne Louise. Beethoven 's Piano Concertos (Ph.D., Manchester).
Clausen, Bruce E. Beethoven'sBelief in the Psyches of the Individual Keys: a Historical and Analytical Examination (Ph.D., Univ. of Southern California).
Fine, Perry Stuart. Beethoi'en's String Trios (Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan).
Hornstein, Daniel. A Study of Some Conductor's Solutions to Certain Orchestration Problems in the Beethoven Symphonies (Ph.D., Catholic Univ.).
Howell, Standley Lee. Tempo in Beethoven's Symphonies: Documentary Evidence and the Evolution of Performance Traditions (Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago).
John, Kathryn. Beethoven's Eighth Symphony: a Study of Sketches and Other Autograph Documents (Ph.D., New York Univ.).
Lloyd, G.H. Beethoven's Sketches for Leonore (1805) (Ph.D., Cambridge).
Nimetz, Janice Marciano. A Documentary Biography of Three Beethoven Piano Concertos: Op. 37, Op. 58, and Op. 71 (Ph.D., New York Univ.).
Radell, Judith Kissell. The Relationship Between Compositional Relisions in Beethoven's Diabelli Variations and the Performance of the Work (D.M.A., Univ. of Illinois).
Rehman, Gail. Modifications of Sonata Form in Beethoven's Overtures (Ph.D., Yale Univ.).
Sheer, Miriam. The Role of Dynamics in the instrumental Music of Beethoven (Ph.D., Ramat-GanUniv.).
Skoggard, Carl. A Transcription and Analysis of Sketches for Beethoven 's Piano Sonata in A-flat, Op 110 (Ph.D., City Univ. of New York).
Svoysky, Vladimir. Emendations in Beethoven 's Symphonies by Toscanini, Stokowski, and Ormandy: a Comparative Study (D.M.A., Peabody Conservatory).