Degree Name

Master of Music

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Leimkuehler, Brittney L.


An in-depth study of the repertoire on the Vocal Recital of Master's Candidate Brittney Leimkuehler. Including biographical information on the composers and poets, as well as a musical and textual analysis of individual pieces performed on this recital. Repertoire discussed in this research paper includes: "Hear Ye Israel" from Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah, Op. 70; Dargomyzsky's "I Still Love Him"; "River Lily", Op. 8 and "I Wait for You", Op. 14 by Sergei Rachmaninoff; "Das verlassne Mägdelein", "Er ist's", "Verborgenheit" and "Nimmersatte liebe" from Hugo Wolf's Mörike-Lieder; Banalités, FP 107 by Francis Poulenc; "Chanson triste", Op. 2, "L'invitation au voyage", and "Extase" by Henri Duparc; "Vissi d'arte" from Giacomo Puccini's Tosca; and "Song to the Moon" from Antonín Dvorák's Rusalka, Op.14.