Degree Name

Master of Music

Department or Program



Dillard, David A.


This document provides information on the repertoire of the Graduate Voice Recital of Master of Music candidate Clinton Warf. The repertoire includes “Grosser Herr und Starker König” from Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium; “Thus saith The Lord…But who may abide” from Handel’s Messiah; Ibert’s Chanson de Don Quichotte; Tom’s Aria from Pasatieri’s The Hotel Casablanca; Refice’s Ombra di nube; The Lieder by Strauss: Zueignung, Op. 10 No. 1, Traum durch die Dämmerung, Op. 29 No. 1 and Cäcilie, Op. 27 No. 2; “Là ci darem la mano” from Mozart’s Don Giovanni; and “Come un’ape ne’giorni d’aprile” from Rossini’s La Cenerentola. The document is organized into eight chapters, each providing historical information about the composer and poet/librettist, a brief musical analysis and artistic interpretation. The purpose of this document is to provide a better understanding of the historical and artistic background of the recital repertoire presented and to enhance the listener’s experience.