Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree Completion

1969

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Music

Committee Chair

John DeMerchant

Second Committee Member

Lynn B. Dupin

Third Committee Member

Henry J. Eickhoff

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to show some of the techniques used in the melody, rhythm and harmony Benjamin Britten used in setting The Holy Sonnets of John Donne. This study also shows the ways in which these techniques serve to bring out the full meaning of the text.

Comments

Accompanied by 1 Magnetic Recording tape. This is a recording of the author's Graduate Recital in 1969.

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