Title

The feud of love: A cycle of love/hate scenes from Shakespeare for chamber ensemble, soprano, and baritone

Date of Award

2005

Availability

Article

Degree Name

Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)

Department

Music Theory and Composition

First Committee Member

Paul Wilson, Committee Chair

Abstract

The Feud of Love is a cycle of love/hate scenes between feuding couples from three Shakespeare plays, Richard III, Troilus and Cressida, and The Taming of the Shrew. The work is written in a tonal idiom and makes extensive use of motives. Within the scenes, recitative sections alternate with lyrical passages. The work is scored for two singers (soprano and baritone) and a chamber ensemble consisting of flute/piccolo, oboe, Bb clarinet, bassoon, horn in F, percussion (timpani and tubular bells), harp, two violins, viola, cello, and contrabass. It has an approximate duration of 50 minutes.

Keywords

Music; Theater; Literature, English

Link to Full Text

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