Publication Date

1965

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Fay, R. Vernon||Dill, Howard R., 1918-2004||Weed, Maurice, 1912-2005

Degree Name

M. Mus. (Master of Music)

Department

Department of Music

LCSH

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Elektra. Orest! Orest!

Abstract

This paper contains an analysis and discussion of the aria "Elektra recognizes Orest", from the opera Elektra by Richard Strauss. The analysis contains a discussion of the harmonic structure, Strauss' use of consonance and dissonance, chromaticism, the melodic characteristics of the voice line and of the accompaniment, the motival structure of the aria, and the characteristics of the rhythm and phrasing of this aria.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.||Includes music.

Extent

xiii, 38 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

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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