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The Songs of Georgia Stitt Hybridity: Art Song and Musical Theatre

Abstract A resurgence of the American art song is underway. New art song composers such as Adam Guettel, Michael John LaChiusa, and Georgia Stitt are writing engaging and challenging songs that are contributing to this resurgence of art song among college students. College and University musical theatre programs are training performers to be versatile and successful crossover artists. Cross-training in voice is training a performer to be capable of singing many different genres of music effectively and efficiently, which in turn creates a hybrid performer. Cross-training and hybridity can also be applied to musical styles. Hybrid songs that combine musical theatre elements and classical art song elements can be used as an educational tool and create... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Klofach, Carrie Ann (Author) / FitzPatrick, Carole (Advisor) / Dreyfoos, Dale (Committee member) / Wells, Christopher (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Performing arts / American art song / Georgia Stitt / hybridity / Leonard Bernstein / musical theatre / Ned Rorem
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 64 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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