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Master of Education (MEd)
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The purpose of this paper is to study and identify the pertinent factors that established the operatic aria as a vocal solo form, to discover how these factors were applied and developed by the various composers of the Baroque period, and to gain a perspective of its historical value in music.
Houser, Richard M., "The Origin and Development of the Italian Aria in the Baroque Period" (1964). All Master's Theses. 402.