Degree Name

Master of Music

Department or Program



Dillard, David


An in-depth study of the repertoire on the Vocal Recital of Master’s Candidate Emily Davis, this research paper contains biographical information about each composer, background on the larger works, and musical analysis of individual pieces. The repertoire discussed includes: Mozart’s Exsulatate, jubilate; Zwei Gesänge, Op. 91 by Brahms; “Les Papillons”, “Sérénade italienne”, and “Le Colibri” from Chausson’s Sept mélodies, Op. 2; “Salce, salce” and “Ave Maria” from Otello by Verdi; Amy Beach’s Three Browning Songs, Op. 44; “They Say It’s Wonderful” from Annie Get Your Gun by Irving Berlin; and “A Trip to the Library” from Bock and Harnick’s show She Loves Me.