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Their Meister's Voice: Nazi Reception Of Richard Wagner And His Works In The Völkischer Beobachter, David B. Dennis Sep 2017

Their Meister's Voice: Nazi Reception Of Richard Wagner And His Works In The Völkischer Beobachter, David B. Dennis

David B. Dennis

A detailed examination of Richard Wagner's reception in Nazi Germany.


“Ain’T It A Pretty Night?”: An Analysis Of Carlisle Floyd’S Susannah As An Allegory For The Socio-Political Culture Of The United States In The 1950s, Melissa L. Allen May 2017

“Ain’T It A Pretty Night?”: An Analysis Of Carlisle Floyd’S Susannah As An Allegory For The Socio-Political Culture Of The United States In The 1950s, Melissa L. Allen

Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

This capstone thesis discusses the applicability of Carlisle Floyd’s 1955 opera, Susannah, as an allegory for the socio-political climate of the United States in the 1950s. In order to do so, a musical analysis of the opera’s score was then performed for its use of folk song conventions and verismo operatic conventions. The libretto was analyzed for the use of social conventions of Southern Appalachia. Characters actions and musical content were then judged on whether (1) their actions were in line with the social conventions of traditional Appalachian culture and (2) if their musical content used/reflected conventions ...


Program Notes And Translations, Kelly Frailly Apr 2016

Program Notes And Translations, Kelly Frailly

Honors Projects

This project consists of program notes about sixteen pieces of music that I publically performed on April 10th, 2016. These notes are comprised of research done about each piece on the program, its composer, the history of the era in which the song or aria was composed, and an analysis of the text. The pieces ranged from Baroque operatic arias all the way to twenty-first century musical theater works. I have also included translations of all of the foreign language pieces.


Their Meister's Voice: Nazi Reception Of Richard Wagner And His Works In The Völkischer Beobachter, David B. Dennis Jan 2016

Their Meister's Voice: Nazi Reception Of Richard Wagner And His Works In The Völkischer Beobachter, David B. Dennis

History: Faculty Publications and Other Works

A detailed examination of Richard Wagner's reception in Nazi Germany.


Diva Diversity: National Vocal Schools And Qualities, Emma Plotnik Dec 2015

Diva Diversity: National Vocal Schools And Qualities, Emma Plotnik

Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

Hearing the term “opera singer” for many triggers an image of a German dramatic soprano bearing viking horns and powerfully bursting into a high C. Yet, what is it that perpetuates this stereotype that German singers possess weighty instruments with dark timbres? Why are classically trained North American vocal students told by their teachers to sing lightly and delicately when performing French mélodie, and not any other genre?

Research in vocal pedagogy has demonstrated that singers from particular regions have been typified by their vocal qualities in terms of size and color. These qualities by nation mainly stem from contrasting ...


Volume 73, Number 05 (May 1955), Guy Mccoy May 1955

Volume 73, Number 05 (May 1955), Guy Mccoy

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Problems of the Operatic Conductor (interview with Alberto Erede)

Musical Experience of the Classroom Teacher

Universal Appeal of Sir William Walton's First Opera

Development of Pianism (interview with Robert Casadesus)

Does Practice Make Perfect?

Music and the Mails

Youth Made the Challenge


Volume 52, Number 01 (January 1934), James Francis Cooke Jan 1934

Volume 52, Number 01 (January 1934), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Studying Music for the Joy of It (interview with Artur Bodanzky)

Old Friends are Best

Evening of Mozart: A Musical Play in Three Acts for Children and Adults

You Can Sing—If You Will! (interview with Ernestine Schumann-Heink)

Music of Nature: A Series of Programs for Studio, Club or Radio Recital

Coming Back Without Teacher

Why Not Give an Etude Radio Recital?

Music Supervisor's Forum

New Deal, the New Leisure, and Music

Interesting Stephen Heller

Here's a New One

Those Troublesome Octaves

Value of Music Study to a Business Woman

Ledger Lines and Spaces Simplified

Sight Reading Suggestions ...


Volume 30, Number 02 (February 1912), James Francis Cooke Feb 1912

Volume 30, Number 02 (February 1912), James Francis Cooke

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Probable Origin of Syncopation

Opera of the People (interview with Victor Herbert)

Boccherini and His Friends

If My Daughter Should Study for Grand Opera (interview with Andreas Dippel)

When Different Pupils Make the Same Mistakes

How a Great Operatic Production is Prepared: Opinions from Many Celebrated Specialists upon a Subject of Much Human Interest to all Music Lovers

Grand Opera as a Business

Self-Help in Voice Study (interview with Charles Dalmores)

Alphabet of the Opera Composers

Names of the Notes in Other Languages

Success at the First Lessons: Five Important Points for Teachers to Remember and Employ

Well-Known Composers of ...


Volume 05, Number 04 (April 1887), Theodore Presser Apr 1887

Volume 05, Number 04 (April 1887), Theodore Presser

The Etude Magazine: 1883-1957

Expression in Piano Playing

Talk About Some Young Pianists

Accentuation in Piano Playing

Early Education

Maxims

Current Chats

Musical Societies in Colleges

Who Has Blundered?

Carefully Selected List of American Songs Suitable for Concert and Teaching Purposes with Key, Compass, Grade and Price

Liszt!

Musician: Guide for Pianoforte Students