Date Presented

Spring 3-30-2007

Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts



First Advisor

Oedia M. Hatcher

Second Advisor

Danny O. Cline

Third Advisor

Cynthia B. Ramsey


The purpose of this research was to gain information about Lars-Erik Larsson and his contributions to trombone repertoire. The specific problems of the study were as follows: 1) to identify and investigate Larsson’s major contributions to twentieth century music; 2) to identify and investigate Larsson’s contribution to trombone repertoire; 3) to analyze Larsson’s Concertino for Trombone and String Orchestra Op. 45 No. 7 in terms of form, structure, and twentieth century techniques. A biographical overview of Larsson’s life is given as background and as insight to his compositions.