A performer’s guide to selected solo vocal works of the Second Viennese School with a complete catalog

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dc.contributor.advisor Pohly, Linda, 1954-
dc.contributor.advisor Zhong, Mei
dc.contributor.author Songer, Loralee S.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-27T19:47:27Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-28T05:30:05Z
dc.date.created 2010-12-18
dc.date.issued 2010-12-18
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/194628
dc.description.abstract This study presents pertinent information for singers and teachers of singers about selected vocal works written by three significant composers who were active during the first half of the twentieth century: Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, and Alban Berg, also referred to as The Second Viennese School. The vocal works of these composers are often neglected due to the assumption that the works will be atonal and, therefore, musically unachievable for performers and unsatisfying for audiences. For each composer, information about his educational background and compositional style is provided, in addition to commentary on representative vocal works supported by musical examples. A significant part of this research includes interviews with renowned singers who supply advice for practice and performance-related suggestions. In order for singers and teachers to obtain essential information regarding these solo vocal works, a complete catalog is provided.
dc.description.sponsorship School of Music
dc.description.tableofcontents Introduction -- Arnold Schoenberg -- Anton Webern -- Alban Berg -- Vocal and rehearsal techniques -- Conclusions and suggested further research.
dc.subject.lcsh Second Viennese school (Group of composers)--Bibliography.
dc.subject.other Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951. Vocal music. Selections.
dc.subject.other Webern, Anton, 1883-1945. Vocal music. Selections.
dc.subject.other Berg, Alban, 1885-1935. Vocal music. Selections.
dc.title A performer’s guide to selected solo vocal works of the Second Viennese School with a complete catalog en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (D.A.) en_US
dc.date.liftdate 2011-06-28
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1629111


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