Master of Music
Department or Program
AN ABSTRACT OF THE RESEARCH PAPER OF
MING WEI NEO, for the Master of Music degree in COLLABORATIVE PIANO, presented on APRIL 11, 2012, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
TITLE: SCHOLARLY PROGRAM NOTES
MAJOR PROFESSOR: Dr. Paul Transue
This document is a compilation of biographical and musical information that serves to inform the audience about the music presented at the graduate recital of Ms. Ming Wei Neo. The works discussed will include an opera scene from Act I and the arias, “Che gelida manina” and “Mi chiamano Mimì” from La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini; a song cycle, A Charm of Lullabies Op.41 by Benjamin Britten; four songs, “Il pleure dans mon cœur”, “L’ombre des arbres”, “Green” and “Spleen” from Ariette oubliées by Claude Debussy; Meine Liebe ist grün, Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, Botschaft, O kühler Wald, and Von ewiger Liebe by Johannes Brahms; and Siete canciones populares españolas by Manuel de Falla.