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A Study of Marcel Dupré's Variations sur un Noël as Correlated with American Visual Art


Abstract By studying of a piece of music paired with specific artwork from the time and place of its composition, one can learn more about the character and artistic merits of both the art and music, as well as their relationship to the culture in which they were created. It is the purpose of this paper to examine one specific idea within this vein of interdisciplinary study. This study explores the presentation of American visual art from the 1920s alongside Dupré's Variations sur un Noël, Op. 20. This correlation provides a platform for deeper insight into the composition. The sights and sounds of America that Dupré observed while composing his variation set, captured in artwork from that period, illustrate some of the unique and distinguishin... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Snavley, Ashley Nicole (Author) / Marshall, Kimberlt (Advisor) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Art criticism / Performing arts / Art / Dupre / Interdisciplinary / Music / Organ
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 58 pages
Language English
Copyright
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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