Fine and Performing Arts Honors
Date of Award
Thesis Professor Department
Scott Contreras-Koterbay, Karen Smith
The purpose of this thesis was to research and emulate through composition the style and techniques of the bel canto composers (Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti). The thesis includes two art songs composed in the style as well as an analytical paper that explores their techniques on such aspects as vocal line, text setting, form, texture and performance practice.
East Tennessee State University
Honors Thesis - Open Access
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Gray, Anthony, "Re-Discovering the Art of Bel Canto" (2016). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 349. http://dc.etsu.edu/honors/349
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