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A discussion of the choral music of Samuel Barber.

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dc.contributor.advisor Boyd, Jean Ann.
dc.contributor.author Berg, Michael W.
dc.contributor.other Baylor University. School of Music. en
dc.date.copyright 2008-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2104/5206
dc.description.abstract Within the world of music history, choral music seems to drop off of the map with the end of the Baroque era, and only a handful of major works, such as masses and oratorios, are typically studied in an academic setting. As a result, many exquisite pieces are often largely neglected in many music history courses and textbooks, and it is my firm belief that such a neglect is to our detriment. With that in mind, I have undertaken a study of the published choral music of Samuel Barber (1910-1981). In this thesis, I undertake a study of Barber’s music by observing stylistic techniques in his choral music, particularly those techniques that remain consistent throughout his choral works. en
dc.rights Baylor University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact librarywebmaster@baylor.edu for inquiries about permission. en
dc.subject Choral Music -- Analysis, appreciation. en
dc.subject Barber, Samual, 1910-1981. Choral music. en
dc.title A discussion of the choral music of Samuel Barber. en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.degree M.M. en
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en
dc.contributor.department Music. en


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