Publication Date

1965

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Fay, R. Vernon

Degree Name

M. Mus. (Master of Music)

Department

Department of Music

LCSH

Duke, John, 1899- Gothic ballads. Old king

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to analyze and understand as nearly as possible the writing style of John Duke in "The Old King." This composition was sung at the author's masters recital in the Fine Arts Auditorium of Northern Illinois University on March 12, 1965. This study will analyze the composition harmonically, structurally, and rhythmically. The harmonic resources of the composer will be noted. The composition will also be analyzed from the viewpoint of the singer, considering breathing, phrasing, and interpretation.

Extent

v, 15 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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