Honors Program

Fine and Performing Arts Honors

Date of Award

5-2016

Thesis Professor(s)

Maria Niederberger

Thesis Professor Department

Music

Thesis Reader(s)

Scott Contreras-Koterbay, Karen Smith

Abstract

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.

Publisher

East Tennessee State University

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Open Access

Copyright

Copyright by the authors.

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Music Commons

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