Discovering Dallapiccola's Suleika in the Goethe Lieder

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dc.contributor.authorKaley, Duff
dc.date.accessioned2014-09-24T13:47:18Z
dc.date.available2014-09-24T13:47:18Z
dc.date.created2014
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10393/31599
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.20381/ruor-6515
dc.description.abstractThis thesis explores text-music relationships in Dallapiccola’s Goethe Lieder. Though the cycle is based on Goethe’s West-östlicher divan, it was Mann’s novel Joseph und seine Brüder that spurred its inception. This seven-song cycle revolves around Suleika, a character from the biblical love story of Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife. Dallapiccola set this text upon reading Mann’s novel, which stems from the same story; however, Mann portrayed the character of Suleika as a sympathetic lover rather than the traditional evil seductress. By conducting a thorough pitch structure analysis of each song, focusing in particular on motives, symmetry and aggregates, this thesis examines text-music relationships to demonstrate how Mann’s Suleika is musically represented. This thesis illustrates that Dallapiccola’s setting is a musical composite of both Goethe and Mann’s Suleikas and thus sheds new analytical and hermeneutic light on an important work by one of the twentieth-century’s most prominent serial composers.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherUniversité d'Ottawa / University of Ottawa
dc.subjectDallapiccola
dc.subjectMann
dc.subjectGoethe
dc.subjectserial analysis
dc.subjecttext-music relationships
dc.titleDiscovering Dallapiccola's Suleika in the Goethe Lieder
dc.typeThesis
dc.faculty.departmentMusique / Music
dc.contributor.supervisorPedneault-Deslauriers, Julie
dc.degree.nameMA
dc.degree.levelmasters
dc.degree.disciplineArts
thesis.degree.nameMA
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.disciplineArts
uottawa.departmentMusique / Music
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