Date of Award

Winter 12-14-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Music (MM)



First Advisor

Mr. Patrick Howle

Second Advisor

Dr. Joanne Britz

Third Advisor

Ms. Stella Hastings

Fourth Advisor

Dr. Brian Moots


This graduate thesis consists of a vocal recital and the accompanying program notes. The recital includes a compilation of traditional Neapolitan songs, “5 Songs of Laurence Hope” by the H.T. Burleigh, and selections from the French opera “Werther” by Jules Massenet,. The program notes for each selection will include biographical information, musical analysis, performance history and culture, as well as other pertinent information



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