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A Performance Guide to John Carter's Cantata

Abstract The purpose of this research paper is to discuss John Carter's Cantata, the musical development of this composition, and provide a brief history of this African American musician and composer. Presently, there exists very little research regarding Carter's life and compositions. From a musician's perspective, this paper discusses the challenges of singing and performing the Cantata for future performers and provides a reference for their preparation. This project also examines John Carter's musical style and analyzes the structure of the Cantata. African-American folk songs were an inspiration to Carter's compositions, especially this particular work. As an African-American, his life and background played a role in his i... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Na, Bora (Author) / Britton, David (Advisor) / Bush, Jeffrey (Committee member) / Campbell, Andrew (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Performing arts / Music education / Cantata / Carter / John / Performance / Pianist / Singer
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 144 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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