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URN etd-0630109-001651
Author Ya-ting Chen
Author's Email Address pagie2242@yahoo.com.tw
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Department Music
Year 2008
Semester 2
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title The Study about "Songs about Spring" of Dominick Argento
Date of Defense 2009-06-19
Page Count 61
Keyword
  • Songs about Spring
  • Dominick Argento
  • Edward Estlin Cummings
  • Art Songs
  • Abstract Dominick Argento (1927-) is one of America’s most distinguished contemporary composers. He composed ten song cycles. Songs about Spring is his first vocal work which composed in 1950 and 1955. This song cycle contains five songs. Argento selected five poems about spring season from American poem Edward Estlin Cummings’ collections of poem, and named the song cycle as Songs about Spring. 
    The study of the lecture recital document contains five main sections: the biography about Argento, the characteristics of Argento’s art songs, a brief introduction of poet Edward Estlin Cummings, the compositional background of Songs about Spring, and a performance analysis of Songs about Spring. The purpose of this study is to explore how Argento made use of music device to express variable sentences, telescoped words, harmony of sound and poem’s frame of mind from Edward Estlin Cummings’s poem, and expects to reinforcing profundity in performance.
    Advisory Committee
  • Shun-Mei Tsai - chair
  • Jung- Ying Lee - co-chair
  • Wang-Sue Wang - advisor
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  • etd-0630109-001651.pdf
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    Date of Submission 2009-06-30

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