A singer's guide to the solo secular vocal literature of mid-seventeenth-century England

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dc.contributor.advisor Zhong, Mei
dc.contributor.author Barber, Julie Lyn
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-12T20:08:09Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-12T20:08:09Z
dc.date.issued 2014-12-13
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/199220
dc.description en_US
dc.description.abstract This study has offered an overview of the performance issues relevant to singers of the solo secular declamatory songs of mid-seventeenth-century England. This expansive repertoire has been largely unpublished in the twentieth century. Evidence suggests that the full expressive potential of these songs may only be realized in performance, through the application of performance and interpretive techniques commonly understood by performers of mid-seventeenth-century England. These techniques include the application of significant ornamental embellishments in an early seventeenth-century Italian style, and a rhetorical approach to the dramatic interpretation and presentation of the songs in a declamatory style. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship School of Music
dc.description.tableofcontents Overview of the study -- Technical considerations -- Related literature -- Identification of the repertoire -- Performance practice -- Ornamentation.
dc.subject.lcsh Songs, English -- 17th century -- History and criticism
dc.subject.lcsh Vocal music -- England -- 17th century -- History and criticism
dc.subject.lcsh Embellishment (Vocal music)
dc.title A singer's guide to the solo secular vocal literature of mid-seventeenth-century England en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (D.A.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1778037


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