A survey of the choral arrangements of Mack Wilberg and musical analyses of representative arrangements
Date of Award
Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)
First Committee Member
Donald T. Oglesby, Committee Chair
The purpose of this study is to examine and describe the published choral arrangements of Mack Wilberg and to analyze a representative sample of his arrangements. Chapter one is a biography of Wilberg. Chapter two is a discussion of the composer's perspective on his own works and the arranging process. Chapter three contains a survey of Wilberg's thirty-six currently published arrangements. Chapter four is a study and conductor's analysis of the eleven arrangements that make up the representative sample.Appendices include transcripts of the author's interviews with Mack Wilberg, a catalogue of Wilberg's choral arrangements, and a discography. The author conducted a performance of the eleven representative arrangements on April 26, 2000.
Jones, Elliott S., "A survey of the choral arrangements of Mack Wilberg and musical analyses of representative arrangements" (2000). Dissertations from ProQuest. 3820.