Degree Name

Master of Music

Department or Program



Dillard, David A


This document presents scholarly program notes on the Graduate Recital of Master of Music in Opera/Music Theater candidate Brynn Scozzari. This document is divided into nine chapters which discuss the historical, social, and dramatic and musical contributions with a variety of musical eras and styles. The selections include the following arias and duets: “Les oiseaux dans la charmille (The Doll Song)” from Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffman, “Caro Nome” from Rigoletto, “Quel guardo il cavaliere…soanch’io la virtu magica…” and “Pronta io son…” from Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, “Glitter and be Gay” from Bernstein’s Candide, This document also presents selections from the Musical Theater repertoire including: “Any Moment/Moments in the Woods” from Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, “Getting Married Today” from Stephen Sondheim’s Company, “My Ship” from Kurt Weill’s Lady in the Dark, “Goodnight my Someone” from Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, and the stand alone song “The Girl in 14G” by Jeanine Tesori and Dick Scanlan.