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Thesis (M.M.)—University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 1964. Department of Music.
The thesis consists of five original choral compositions based on the following poems: “Dawn” by John Ford, “Melancholy” by John Fletcher, “Upon the Death of Sir Albert Morton’s Wife” by Sir Henry Wotton, “Love is a Sickness” by Samuel Daniel and “An Epitaph” by Stephen Hawes. The compositions are to be performed by a soprano, alto, tenor, and bass chorus.Three of the pieces are to be performed a cappella and the other two with piano accompaniment.The poems are taken from the collected work entitled: The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918; poems chosen and edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, published by Oxford University, Amen House, London, 1939.
Advisor: Robert Beadell