Degree Name

Master of Music

Department or Program



Frank Stemper


This document is a compilation of biographical and musical information to aid in understanding the music and composers presented at the graduate recital of Mr. Keenan McCarter; including “Avant de quitter ces lieux” from Faust by Charles Gounod, “Questo amor vergogna mia” from Edgar by Giacomo Puccini, “Bess you is my woman now” and “Oh Bess” from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, and “Wheels of a dream” from Ragtime by Stephen Flaherty, Les cloches, Mandoline, and Romance by Claude Debussy, Und willst du deinen Liebsten, Fußreise, and Verborgenheit by Hugo Wolf, Calvary by Betty Jackson King, I want to be ready by Clarence Carter, and I want Jesus to walk with me by Lloyd Larson.