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dc.contributor.advisorMacDonald, David
dc.contributor.authorWillette, Michael J.
dc.date.accessioned2022-06-20T16:31:28Z
dc.date.available2022-06-20T16:31:28Z
dc.date.issued2022-05
dc.identifier.othert22032
dc.identifier.urihttps://soar.wichita.edu/handle/10057/23473
dc.descriptionThesis (M.M.)-- Wichita State University, College of Fine Arts, Dept. of Music
dc.descriptionAdapted from the iconic tale from the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, The Juniper Tree, this chamber opera tells the classic story of the wicked stepmother who murders her innocent stepchild, and finally receives her comeuppance through the actions of the community and the family that she harmed. Staying true to the morbid and macabre tone of the original story, this adaptation for the stage utilizes a particular Americana setting, as each of the movements reflect a unique style of music that originated in the United States.
dc.descriptionIncludes scores, libretto, and program notes.
dc.descriptionVoices: Soprano (Step-Mother), Mezzo-Soprano (Mother/Step-Daughter, Townsperson (2)), Tenor (Father, Townsperson), Tenor or Soprano (Child), SATB Chorus (Townspeople).
dc.descriptionInstruments: Flute, Clarinet (doubling Washboard), Piano (doubling Spoons), Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass.
dc.description.tableofcontentsPrelude: Ginsong -- Part I: Ballad -- Interlude 1: Weddingsong -- Part II: Jig -- Interlude II: Lamentsong -- Part III: Blues - Postlude: Townsong
dc.format.extent132 pages
dc.format.extentDuration: 28 min.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherWichita State University
dc.rights© Copyright 2022 by M Joseph Willette All Rights Reserved
dc.subject.lcshElectronic dissertations
dc.titleJuniper: A chamber opera in three parts
dc.typeThesis
dc.typeScores


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