2008 Student Research Conference:
21st Annual Student Research Conference

"What Will Influence the Heart": Goethe's Faust in Nineteenth-Century German Vocal Music
Carol A. Perry♦
Dr. Jacqueline Collett, Faculty Mentor

Scores of musical composers have used Johann Goethe’s drama Faust as a source of text for lieder, oratorios, operas, and choral works. This presentation will address the treatment of Faust Parts I and II in German vocal music in the nineteenth century. The presenter will perform and discuss works by Beethoven, Schubert, and Robert Schumann.

Keywords: Nineteenth Century, Music, Germany, Goethe, Faust, Voice, Schubert, Schumann

Topic(s):Music

Presentation Type: Performance Art

Session: 40-2
Location: OP Performance Hall
Time: 1:30

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♦ Indicates Truman Graduate Student
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