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Music 402A: Vocal Literature: Art song composers

Survey of vocal literature with emphasis on art song. Research in area of concentration.

Art Song Composers

Italian : Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Tosti, Donaudy

German : Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Reichardt, Zelter, Zumsteeg, Loewe, Schubert, Mendelssoh, Schumann, Schubert, Brahms, Wolf, Mahler, Berg, Webern, Schoenberg, Liszt, Wagner, Strauss

French : Berlioz, Bizet, Duparc, Chabrier, Chausson, Fauré, Debussy, Satie, Hahn, Ravel, Milhaud, Poulenc

British : Vaughan Williams, Quilter, Gurney, Ireland, Butterworth, Warlock, Britten

American : Foster, Beach, Ives, Duke, Copland, Barber, Bolcom, Heggie, Rorem, Argento, Larsen, Laitman

Spanish : Granados, De Falla, Obradors

Latin-American : Ponce, Guastavino, Villa-Lobos

Russian : Glinka, Musorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov

Browse for Bio-bibliographies and Biographies

Bio-bibliographies of composers are found in the REFERENCE COLLECTION at ML 134.

Example: ML 134 .B4422 W54 2002 is a guide to research about Vincenzo Bellini.

ML 134 = biobibliography

.B4422 = this particular Bellini

W54 = the last name of the book's author, in this case Willier

2002 = date of publication

Bio-bibliographies for other composers can be found by looking in this section in alphabetical order by composer's last name.

Biographies of composers are found in the regular circulating shelves at ML 410.

Example: ML 410 .H482 B82 2001 is a biography of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.

ML 410 = biography

.H482 = this particular Hensel

B82 = the last name of the book's author, in this case Büchter-Römer

2001 = publication date

Biographies of other composers can be found by looking in this section in alphabetical order by composer's last name.

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