Degree Name

Master of Music

Department or Program



Coloton, Diane


This document introduces Jacques Offenbach's Pardieu! C'est une aimable charge from La Jolie Parfumeuse, Giacomo Meyerbeer's Ecoutez! Adamastor roi des vagues profondes from L'Africaine, Robert Franz's 6 Gesänge, op. 30, Gioachino Rossini's Largo al factotum from Il barbiere di Siviglia, Peter Warlock's The First Mercy, As ever I saw, and Jillian of Berry and J.S. Bach's Ich habe genug, BWV 82. Each of these works is presented with a brief history of its composer as well as relevant historical context and information regarding the origins of their texts. A short analysis of both text and music is included in each chapter.