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Discovering Puerto Rican Art Song: A Research Project on Four Art Song Works by Héctor Campos Parsi

Abstract Puerto Rico has produced many important composers who have contributed to the musical culture of the nation during the last 200 years. However, a considerable amount of their music has proven to be difficult to access and may contain numerous errors. This research project intends to contribute to the accessibility of such music and to encourage similar studies of Puerto Rican music. This study focuses on the music of Héctor Campos Parsi (1922-1998), one of the most prominent composers of the 20th century in Puerto Rico. After an overview of the historical background of music on the island and the biography of the composer, four works from his art song repertoire are given for detailed examination. A product of this study is the f... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Rodriguez Morales, Luis F. (Author) / Campbell, Andrew (Advisor) / Buck, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Holbrook, Amy (Committee member) / Kopta, Anne (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Fine arts / Latin American studies / Art Song / Hector Campos Parsi / Luis F. Rodriguez Morales / Melliangee Perez / music / Puerto Rico
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 75 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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