Abstract

This document is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree, Master of Music, and submitted in support of a choral concert conducted by the author on April 28, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, Mankato, MN. It presents brief biographical information regarding each composer and a conductor's analysis of their compositions performed in the concert. It includes suggestions on performance practice, appropriate rehearsal techniques, and a rehearsal journal of the progress of the chosen recital pieces. The author conducted Henry Purcell's Come, Ye Sons of Art, performed by the University Chorale and Peter Philips' Ascendit Deus, performed by the Chamber Singers. The University Concert Choir performed Johannes Brahms' O Schöne Nacht and Charles Villiers Stanford's The Blue Bird, also conducted by the author in fulfillment of recital requirements.

Advisor

David C. Dickau

First Committee Member

John Lindberg

Second Committee Member

Kimm Julian

Date of Degree

2013

Language

english

Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Music (MM)

Department

Music

College

Arts and Humanities

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

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