Songs from a Bard Immortal: an Analysis of Three Settings of Shakespearean Text in Late Romantic, Twentieth-Century, and Contemporary Art Song

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Jessica Quah , Greensboro College
This project explores the continued development of the art song form and its use of Shakespearean verse in post-Romantic music, focusing on Ernest Chausson’s "Chanson d’Ophelie", Roger Quilter’s "Fear No More the Heat o’ the Sun," and Rufus Wainwright’s "Sonnet 10."