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Master of Music (MM)



First Advisor's Name

Kathleen Wilson

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Committee Chair

Second Advisor's Name

John Augenblick

Third Advisor's Name

Robert Dundas

Date of Defense



The purpose of these extended program notes is to provide information that will assist the listening audience in comprehending the historical and biographical significance of the each vocal selection. A brief analysis of each selection, a historical interpretation of the work, a translation of the texts and a CD of the recital are included. The contents of the recital comprise of several selections from the soprano repertoire: The Georg Phillip Telemann cantata Lauter Wonne, lauter Freude; the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Laudate Dominum from the Vesperae solemnes de confessore; the Joaquin Nin y Castellano Diez Villancicos de Noel; Gabriel Faurd's art songs Dans le ruines d'une abbay, Les Berceaux, and Au bord e l'eau; Sergei Rachmaninov's three songs Oni otvechali, Zdes Khorosho, and Vocalise; and Libby Larsen's Cowboy Songs.




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